Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 20th, 2014
From press release:
(Silver Spring, MD) – The season-two premiere of Destination America’s hit series MOUNTAIN MONSTERS produced stellar ratings for the network on Friday night at 10/9c, earning its best telecast ever among HH rating and delivery (0.81/473k) and second best among P2+ (672k) delivery. Friday was also the network’s best Friday night ever in key demos P/M25-54/18-49 for HH and P2+ delivery.
The premiere of MOUNTAIN MONSTERS beat out competitors including H2, TNT, MTV, Tru, NGC, TRV and CMT for delivery of M25-54 in its timeslot and outperformed Destination America’s previous 6-week time period rating average by triple-digit increases in key demos: 243% in M18-49, 242% in M25-54, 226% in P2+, 224% in P18-49, 213% in HHs, and 185% in P25-54. Destination America’s Friday night lineup included new episode premieres of MOUNTAIN MONSTERS: UNCAGED at 8/7c and 9/8c, offering a look back at season one with new footage and behind the scenes extras, followed by the new season debut at 10/9c.
MOUNTAIN MONSTERS follows a team of expert hunters and trappers as they defend their mountain brethren from mysterious monsters that have spawned countless sightings in the Appalachian wilderness for generations. Legendary local beasts like the Hellhound, Yahoo, Fire Dragon, and Hogzilla aren’t just old wives tales, and the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (AIMS) is in hot pursuit to prove it. As native sons of West Virginia, AIMS and their leader John “Trapper” Tice have spent their entire lives navigating the backcountry, surviving off the land, and practicing do-it-yourself resourcefulness in a region where time stands still. Putting a lifetime of training to the test, the AIMS team investigates, tracks, and attempts to trap these evasive creatures. The second season of MOUNTAIN MONSTERS continues Fridays at 10/9c on Destination America.
Don’t forget we interviewed Trapper on the CryptoCast here!
Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: OLN's Mysterious Encounters: "Caddo Critter", Southern Fried Bigfoot, Travel Channel's Weird Travels: "Bigfoot", History Channel's MonsterQuest: "Swamp Stalker", The Wild Man of the Navidad Destination America's Monsters and Mysteries in America: Texas Terror - Lake Worth Monster, Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot: Return to Boggy Creek and Beast of the Bayou.