30 September 2015

HGTV WRAPS THIRD QUARTER AS #1 IN CABLE AMONG W25-54
 
NEW YORK – HGTV finished 3Q15 as the #1 cable network in primetime (M-Su 8P-12A) among W25-54 and upscale W25-54—and the strong performance also helped propel the network to its 10th consecutive season as the #1 cable network for upscale W25-54.  Driven by hit programs such as Fixer Upper, Brother vs. Brother, Ellen’s Design Challenge, Beach Flip, and Flip or Flop, the 2014-2015 broadcast season now ranks as the highest-rated and most-watched season in network history for P25-54 primetime (M-Su 8P-12A) ratings.
 
“HGTV’s programming slate and scheduling strategy is solid,” said Allison Page, general manager, HGTV, DIY Network and GAC.  “Night after night we deliver proven hits that attract the audience that advertisers want.  It’s the reason that HGTV is #1 in cable for the entire quarter on W25-54 -- the most important demo when it comes to the majority of shopping decisions.”
 
ABOUT HGTV
America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and HGTV.com, the premier source for home-related inspiration, instruction and entertainment, attracts more than six million people each month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to www.hgtvhome.com. In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).
 
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DIY NETWORK ACHIEVED ITS MOST-WATCHED THIRD QUARTER EVER
 
NEW YORK – DIY Network achieved its most-watched third quarter ever among P25-54 and W25-54 impressions. The net also marked its third consecutive month of year-over-year audience growth among W25-54 Prime (M-Su 8P-12A) impressions, growing 9% in September versus last year.  The strong third quarter performance, driven by top-rated series Salvage Dawgs, Attic Gold, Treehouse Guys, Rehab Addict and Yard Crashers helped DIY Network attain its most-watched broadcast season in network history for primetime (M-Su 8P-12A) among P25-54, M25-54 and W25-54 impressions. Additionally, this is the fifth straight season of audience growth in primetime among P25-54, M25-54 and W25-54 impressions.
 
ABOUT DIY NETWORK
DIY Network, from the creators of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. Currently in more than 58 million homes, DIY Network’s programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network’s award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, consistently ranks among America's top home and garden Internet destinations for entertaining videos, home improvement advice, step-by-step instructions, message boards, blogs, an interactive program guide and more. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.  Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., DIY Network is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).

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