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Alaska programming a hit for Discovery

Discovery reports that Flying Wild Alaska's debut and the return of Gold Rush: Alaska made the network number one among all ad-supported cable in primetime on January 14 among key demos.
January 20, 2011

Discovery reports that Flying Wild Alaska‘s debut and the return of Gold Rush: Alaska made the network number one among all ad-supported cable in primetime on January 14 among key demos.

Gold Rush: Alaska was the top program among M25-54/18-49 , while Flying Wild Alaska became Discovery’s highest rated new series premiere ever in HH’s and P18+.  The net reports that both shows posted triple digit gains in key demos compared to last year.

Also ranking number one among all ad-supported cable in key women demos is TLC, for Say Yes to the Dress and Four Weddings.  Both shows, into its sixth and third season respectively, are posting double digit gains compared to last year.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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