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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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