ATLANTA (April 5, 2016) – The fifth episode premiere telecasts of Bounce TV’s new original drama series Saints & Sinners on Sunday, April 3 reached 1.5 million unduplicated viewers which ties it with the series’ second episode as the most-watched program in the network’s history.
The 9:00 p.m. ET telecast of Saints & Sinners Sunday night set a Bounce TV record for the delivery of Persons 25-54 while also posting the highest audience peak of the series to date with 747,000 total viewers. The telecast racked up double-digit gains of +24% in Households, +32% in P18-49, +34% in P25-54 and +27% in P2+ vs. the fourth episode last week.
Bounce TV ranked in the top five among all ad-supported cable networks in the delivery of African Americans on Sunday night with Saints & Sinners ranking third behind only The Walking Dead on AMC and Real Housewives on Bravo. For the fifth consecutive Sunday Bounce TV beat BET in Primetime among AA P25-54 (+24%) and W25-54 (+12%), while topping BET overall among P25-54 (+27%), W25-54 (+25%) and Total Viewers (+5%) in Prime.
Detectives start to close in on their prime suspect in all-new Saints & Sinners this Sunday night, April 10 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Leading into the episode, Bounce TV will world premiere the music video of “Oh My God” by Gospel superstar group KlarKent, featuring Derek Minor, at 8:55 p.m. ET. The song is featured on Saints & Sinners: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 available now via all digital retailers.
Saints & Sinners centers around the pursuit of power, intertwined with greed, deception, corruption and murder – all set against the backdrop of a large southern church. The series stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Christian Keyes, Keith Robinson, Clifton Powell, Gloria Reuben, J.D. Williams, Jasmine Burke, Afemo Omilami and Richard Lawson. Bounce TV premieres new episodes of Saints & Sinners Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET, with a primetime play for the west coast at 12 Midnight ET/9:00 p.m. PT.
Bounce TV is the only emerging broadcast network producing original scripted series. The second season of the network’s hit sitcom Mann & Wife premieres this week.
Bounce TV is the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television and airs on the broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage. The network features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more. Bounce TV has grown to be available in more than 93.5 million homes across the United States and 93% of all African American television homes, including all of the top AA television markets. Among the founders of Bounce TV are iconic American figures Martin Luther King, III and Ambassador Andrew Young.
Source: Nielsen L+SD, 4/3/16 vs. 3/27/16 Time Period Data – 9p-10p | 8p-11p | 12a-1a. Time Period Reach 9-10p & 12-1a, 1-minute qualifier.
Contact: Jim Weiss 770-672-6504 JWeiss@BounceTV.com