That, in itself, is a great ratings story. But it's just the first chapter. Travel Channel enjoyed its highest-rated April in three years; primetime ratings were up 15 percent among adults, and 26 percent among women!
Over at Cooking Channel, ratings and audience impressions grew double-digits. DIY Network had its best April ever among women, while Great American Country experienced its highest-rated April since 2009.
Not to be out-baked, the new Food Network series, Cooks vs. Cons , posted ratings increases of 18 percent (P25-54) and 47 percent (P25-34) versus last year, while Beat Bobby Flay saw year-over-year increases of 10 percent (P25-54) and 48 percent (P25-34). Food Netowrk continues to attract younger viewers, as families watch together.