NEW YORK (April 1, 2016) – Travel Channel closed March 2016 on a high, with a 15 percent increase in its prime rating year-over-year among viewers P25-54. Tuesday and Wednesday nights delivered their highest-rated March in five years and saw double digit gains year-over-year: Tuesday prime was up 31 percent among P25-54 and Wednesday prime was up 64 percent. On Tuesdays at 9:00 p.m., “Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations” with culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, rated 50 percent above its time slot’s year-ago average for P25-54; while, “Expedition Unknown” with adventurer Josh Gates, on Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m., rated 171 percent above its time slot’s year-ago average for P25-54.
TRAVEL CHANNEL is a multiplatform travel lifestyle brand with the core mission of providing inspiring and compelling programming that takes viewers beyond their everyday destinations, making the unfamiliar familiar, whether it's around the world or around the block. A dual feed network that is also available in HD, Travel Channel is the world’s leading travel media brand, and is available in over 89 million U.S. cable homes. Owned and operated by Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ: SNI), Travel Channel has offices in Knoxville, Tenn., and New York, N.Y. Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ: SNI) also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.
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