DEADLIEST CATCH is Tuesday's Highest-Rated Primetime Cable Program

DEADLIEST CATCH is Tuesday's Highest-Rated Primetime Cable Program

Last night's new episode of Deadliest Catch was the #1 cable program among Persons and Men 25-54 delivery (excluding sports). The series earned a 2.01 HH/1.68 P25-54 rating and delivered 2.67 million viewers P2+, beating most broadcast television series including: FOX's "Mindy Project," ABC's "Dancing with the Stars - Results Show" and "Splash" and CBS's "Golden Boy." In addition, Discovery Channel was the #1 non-sports cable network in Prime among Men 25-54 delivery.

An all new Deadliest Catch premieres next Tuesday, May 14th at 9 PM E/P.

Source: Nielsen. NHI Calendar. 5/7/13. Live+SD AA% and AA (000).

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