Cable Ratings: ‘Deadliest Catch’ Reels In Viewers For Discovery

Long-running program scores series highs in most demos, total viewers
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The season six premiere of Deadliest Catch Apr. 13 drew record ratings, becoming the highest rated edition of the show in total viewers and most key demos.

Catch pulled in a 3.09 HH and a 2.66 P25-54 AA%, delivering series bests in households, P2+, P/M25-54 and P18-49.

New series Construction Intervention was unable to capitalize on its strong lead-in. The show had an average performance, becoming the number four cable telecast in its slot in M25-54 and number five in M18-49. Still, Discovery says Construction Intervention posted double digit gains in its slot compared to year-to-date.