In Q1 2017, Discovery Channel had its best quarter in the network’s history during prime time with audiences 25 to 54.
The network owned more of cable’s top 10 unscripted cable series than any other network across people 25 to 54; men 18 to 49, and 18 to 34; and total viewers (P2+), including seven of the top 10 in with men 25 to 54.
Many of Discovery’s series were hits across individual nights of the week during Q1. The cable network’s ‘Motor Mondays’ had three top series on Monday nights with Street Outlaws, Fast N’Loud and Diesel Brothers, among men 25 to 54
The series Gold Rush (pictured) came in as the networks #1 unscripted cable series across audiences 25 to 54; men 18 to 49 and 18 to 34, and P2+. Gold Rush was the quarter’s #1 series on all of TV – including scripted – on Friday nights across men: 25 to 54, 18 to 49 and 18 to 34. Finally, Alaska: The Last Frontier had the #1 spot on Sunday nights for unscripted in P2+.
Discovery also finished Q1 as the #1 non-sports cable network with men 25 to 54 for a second year in a row.