"ON PATROL: LIVE" PREMIERE WEEKEND WAS #1 MOST WATCHED SHOW ON CABLE AMONG ADULTS 25-54
(Albuquerque, NM) - Monday, July 25, 2022 - REELZ today announced that the series premiere of On Patrol: Live on Friday, July 22 averaged 397,000 in the coveted A25-54 demo making it the most watched show on cable. REELZ performance of On Patrol: Live on Saturday night attracted an even larger audience from 9pm-12am averaging 403,000 among A25-54, also making the show the most watched on cable that night.
The performance of On Patrol: Live made REELZ the second most watched network among all ad-supported broadcast and cable networks when the show aired live on both Friday and Saturday night.
"With such a huge premiere weekend, REELZ is a different network than it was last Thursday," said Stan E. Hubbard, CEO of REELZ. "On Patrol: Live is an amazing series that we are proud to have as the centerpiece of our network going forward." Hubbard added, "We thank our viewers for sticking with us despite a technical difficulty that delayed the series premiere on Friday and also thank our advertisers and distribution partners for their patience."
The huge audience turnout for On Patrol: Live this weekend was mirrored in social media throughout the weekend exploding across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok with 121 million impressions reaching 56 million and On Patrol: Live trending #2 and #5 on Twitter on Friday and Saturday night respectively. REELZ's On Patrol: Live social media wall, OPLive.com, which aggregates posts from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok was busy all weekend and averaged 200 views per second during the live telecasts.
On Patrol: Live airs live on REELZ every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm to 12am ET followed immediately by an encore airing with host and executive producer Dan Abrams alongside analysts Sgt. Sean "Sticks" Larkin and Deputy Sheriff Curtis Wilson. On Patrol: Live is produced by Half Moon Pictures for REELZ. Executive Producers are John Zito, Paul Gordon, Joe Venafro and Dan Abrams.
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REELZ is available as a live linear network in more than 40 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, DISH Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 692HD, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and Xfinity, Spectrum, and many other cable systems nationwide. Other non-linear versions of REELZ library programs that do not include On Patrol: Live as it airs are available in more than 30 million additional homes. The library versions of REELZ can be found via major streaming platforms such as Amazon Channels, Fire TV, Roku, Pluto TV, Tubi, Samsung Smart TV+, Vizio, Crackle, Xumo, Redbox and others.
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