With the airing of the mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
this past Sunday and Monday in the US, many people have been eagerly anticipating the ratings. While the numbers aren't the highest, it did well against its cable competition. Part One on Sunday scored a 1.5 household rating
, with Part Two on Monday delivering a 1.9 rating
, for an overall average of 1.7
across the two night premiere. Over the course of four showings of Part One, and three of Part Two, the series delivered an aggregated audience of 6,883,000 viewers.
|'FARSCAPE' DECLARES 'WAR' ON THE COMPETITION |
SCI FI Miniseries Premieres #1
Among P18-49 and P25-54
New York, NY (October 19, 2004) -- The fans have spoken. They frelling love their Farscape. The two-night, four-hour Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (Oct. 17-18 @ 9-11pm ET/PT) premiere averaged a 1.7 HH rating/1,916,000 P2+, making SCI FI the #1 non-sports cable network for P25-54 and P18-49 for the time period over the two nights.
SCI FI trounced its competition among P25-54, outdelivering TNT (24%), TBS (45%) and Spike TV (42%). They fared no better among P18-49, with SCI FI outperforming TNT (32%), TBS (27%) and Spike TV (35%).
Peacekeeper Wars delivered an aggregate audience of 6,883,000 viewers over the two nights (4 telecasts of Night One, 3 telecasts of Night Two).
With a 1.5 HH rating/1,735,000 P2+, Night One of Peacekeeper Wars was up 81% in HH ratings and scored triple digit increases in key demos versus the time period average for October 2003:
+163% in P25-54
+ 202% in P18-49
Night Two of the mini soared even higher, delivering a 1.9 HH rating/2,097,000 P2+ (Oct. 18 @9-11pm ET/PT). It improved upon the previous night's premiere by:
+30% in HH rating
+25% in P18-49
+20% in P25-54