Stargate SG-1 #1 in viewership of all Sci Fi history
"STARGATE SG-1 Breaks All Previous SCI FI Viewership Records for a Series"
NEW YORK -- July 12, 2004 --
SCI FI Channel's hottest original series [STARGATE SG-1] just keeps blazing hotter.
Season 8 of Stargate SG-1 shot out of the gate with a 2.4 rating. The two-part season-opening event, "New Order," aired on Friday, July 9 (9-11PM et/pt) and captured 3,224,000 viewers P2+, making it the most-watched original episode of Stargate SG-1 in the series' history.
Led by Stargate SG-1's performance, SCI FI Channel was #1 for the night among P25-54 (8P-11P, 1,666,000 P25-54s) and #2 among P18-49s (1,411,000 P18-49s). "New Order" was the #2 program of the day on cable among P18-49s and P25-54s, and #4 among total viewers.
The show also drew more viewers P18-49 and P25-54 than any other episode of an original series in SCI FI Channel history: 1.73 P18-49 rating/1,732,000 P18-49 2.14 P25-54 rating/2,027,000 P25-54
SG-1's season 8 premiere has broken all of SCI FI Channel's previous viewership records for original series, becoming the:
- First episode of a SCI FI original series to deliver over 3,000,000 viewers (P2+)
- First episode of a SCI FI original series to deliver over 2,000,000 P25-54
- Highest-rated and most-watched episode of Stargate SG-1 on SCI FI
- Highest-rated and most-watched program on SCI FI in 2004
- Most-watched Stargate SG-1 episode in its entire eight-year cable run
- Most-watched episode of an original series in SCI FI history
"New Order" serves as a prelude to the series debut of this week's Stargate Atlantis, which premieres with a two-hour movie event on SCI FI, Friday, July 16 @ 9-11pm ET/PT.
[*Nielsen Media Research: Qualifications available upon request. ]
Posted by Sci Fi Channel PR Director: Lana Kim,
Above is a press release from Lana Kim Director of Sci Fi channel publicity
showing their nielsen ratings, and how Stargate SG1 led Scifi network to #1.
[This is published on NBC Universal's media site. And it's Still posted there.
Shown to their advertisers. This is put forth by the executive management
of Sci Fi channel themselves. ]
This is also the show that the noodlehead programming exec Mark Stern decided to cancel and Mark Stern decided to replace it with ECW contrived professional wrestling.
(Yes, you read that correctly, he put fake wrestling on the Sci Fi channel.)
So if you love Stargate, it's time to do something about this guy, Mark Stern, and Phone and send an Email messageÂ toÂ "Lana Kim" and let her know you want Stargate back, and about the competency of Mark Stern, who is canceling the highest quality shows, putting on fake wrestling, and irking half the known world.
And of course, you may let them know anything else you have on your mind as well.
Lana Kim's Fax number is: 212-703-8533
You can send a Free FAX from The SUPERGATE at: http://www.TheSupergate.com
Go to the FORUM at THESUPERGATE.COM and look for the "FAX" Topic.
And that section on The Supergate will let you send Faxes to people for free.
You might want to go there just for that, but please help SG1 while you are at it.Â
Lana Kim's EMAIL is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Just click that and say you want Stargate SG1 back, and want Mark Stern out.
Whatever you do is great, as long as you do something.
And yes, this is the same guy who cancelled FARSCAPE. Another favorite show of millions of fans, kids, children, families, and great people around the world.
[ http://www.TheSUPERGATE.com is the place where everything is happening. Lots of activity going on there. Including some people you 'might' know. Stop by and say 'hi'.]