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‘Whale Wars’ reels in biggest ratings yet

Last Friday's episode of Whale Wars, which documented the collision between Japanese ship Shonan Maru 2 and the Sea Shepherd vessel Ady Gil, notched up the highest ratings for the series thus far.
July 21, 2010

Last Friday’s episode of Whale Wars, which documented the collision between Japanese ship Shonan Maru 2 and the Sea Shepherd vessel Ady Gil, notched up the highest ratings for the series thus far. According to Animal Planet, the episode, titled ‘Sliced in Two,’ reeled in 1.7 million viewers and a 1.3 household rating. ‘Sliced In Two’ also stands as Animal Planet’s second best regularly airing telecast ever among P2+. The third season of the series is thus far shaping up to be the best performing, with a 17% increase over last season to date.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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