files/pictures/picture-35.jpgThe premiere of Sci Fi Channel's original miniseries LEGEND OF EARTHSEA averaged a 3.2 HH rating/3.677,000 P2+ over two consecutive nights. Sci Fi was the top network in cable prime (Monday-Tuesday 8:00-11:00 pm average) for HH ratings, P2+, P18-49s and P25-54s for entire run of the miniseries.
Bringing in even more viewers for the finale, Tuesday night's airing of LEGEND OF EARTHSEA was the #1 program on cable in both ratings and delivery for HH, P2+, P18-49 and P25-54. Part 2 delivered a 3.4 HH rating/3,916,000 P2+, marking a +13% increase in HH ratings and a +14% increase in viewers from Monday's Part 1.
A four-hour miniseries event based on two best-selling novels from Ursula K. Le Guin, LEGEND OF EARTHSEA tells the story of a reckless young wizard and his journey to save the mystical land of Earthsea from being destroyed by an evil tyrant. The two-part miniseries stars Shawn Ashmore (X-MEN 2), Isabella Rossellini (BLUE VELVET), Kristin Kreuk (SMALLVILLE) and Danny Glover (LETHAL WEAPON). Legend of Earthsea is directed by Robert Lieberman (THE CASINO) and produced by Hallmark Entertainment and Bender-Brown Productions.
The entire LEGEND OF EARTHSEA miniseries will be rebroadcast on Dec. 19 from 7:00 pm 11:00 pm ET/PT.
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