Food Network tied for #10 in primetime cable for September among P25-54. For Q3, the net tied for # 5 among W25-54 and tied for #10 among Millennials (P25-34). Program drivers for the quarter included Food Network Star, Chopped Grill Masters, Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition (left), The Great Food Truck Race and Cooks vs. Cons.
Travel Channel saw its fourth consecutive quarter of year-to-year primetime ratings growth among P25-54 (up 11 percent), its 11th consecutive month of year-over-year growth among W25-54, and its 8th straight month of growth among P25-54. Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food, Bizarre Foods and Expedition Unknown (right) drove ratings.
DIY Network celebrated its highest rated, most watched Q3 ever in prime among A25-54 (up 17 percent) and W25-54 (up 22 percent), as well as its and highest rated, most watched September ever in prime among W25-54 (up 37 percent). Among the top shows were Texas Flip & Move, Barnwood Builders, Stone House Revival, Salvage Dawgs and Tiny Luxury.
Cooking Channel continued ratings growth, marking both its highest rated, most watched quarter and September on record among P25-54 and W25-54, bolstered by Carnival Eats and Man Fire Food. The new season of Man Fire Food was up 33 percent among P25-54 and up 36 percent among W25-54 over last season.
With a 29 percent ratings lift among P25-54 and 30 percent jump among W25-54 in prime, Great American Country had its best Q3 since 2007. It also enjoyed its highest rated September since 2008, with a 30 percent increase among A25-54 and a 36 percent increase among W25-54 in prime. The success was led by Going RV, Flea Market Flip (left) and My Lottery Dream Home.