30 October 2015

NEW YORK - October 29, 2015 - The 9pm Wednesday finale of Food Network's Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition posted a .8 rating (790K impressions) A25-54, up 39% vs. YAGO and ranking 3rd among cable in the timeslot, with the series seen by more than 23 million total viewers.  The celebrity competition saw a surge in younger millennial viewers with the season up over 69% among A18-34 vs. YAGO. The six-week Wednesday night run was part of the programming schedule pushing Food Network to close out October with a .5 rating up +10% vs. YAGO, with almost 54 million P2+ viewers in prime.  Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity fans can offer the network suggestions for next season's cast by posting celebrities they would like to see on Food Network's Facebook page or on Twitter using #WorstCooks.
Equally as impressive, Cooking Channel's October was its 9th highest-rated, most-watched, best-ever month for 2015 (with only February '15 flat YOY), with gains of +4% A25-54 and +7% W25-54 vs. YAGO, with almost 17 million P2+ viewers in prime.
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