TV ONE’S INAUGURAL BROADCAST OF THE 2015 TRIUMPH AWARDS REACHED 1.7 MILLION VIEWERS P2+—
TV ONE’S INAUGURAL BROADCAST OF THE 2015 TRIUMPH AWARDS REACHED 1.7 MILLION VIEWERS P2+
SILVER SPRING, MD, October 8, 2015 – TV One announced today that The 2015 Triumph Awards premiere reached 1.7 Million viewers P2+. Additionally, the television debut was a Top 3 Ad-supported Cable Entertainment Telecast in Prime among Black Key Demos: W25-54 (2.42, 137K), P25-54 (1.97, 194K), W18-49 (1.56, 96K) and P18-49 (1.09, 118K).
“As TV One continues to expand its offering of original programming specials, we are overwhelmed by the viewer response to the premiere airing of The 2015 Triumph Awards,” said Brad Seigel, President of TV One. “As broadcast partners for this awards show, it was an honor to launch this blossoming production relationship by delivering an engaging night of celebration honoring individuals for their philanthropic contributions and professional accomplishments.”
“The viewership from our first ever televised National Action Network Triumph Awards was exhilarating and beyond our expectations,” said Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Acton Network. “It shows a need for a perfect mixture of entertainment and activism and every year we will seek to double the number and the excellence of the production.”
“NAN is delighted by the response to our inaugural televised Triumph Awards. The partnership with TV One could not have been better and we are excited to build on this momentum,” said Janaye Ingram, National Executive Director for National Action Network.
The Triumph Awards are executive produced by Bart Phillips of Sunseeker Entertainment and Christina Norman of Gemini Entertainment. Janaye Ingram is Executive Director of National Action Network. Craig Henry is Executive in Charge of Production and D’Angela Proctor is Head of Original Programming and Production for TV One.
Source: Nielsen TV Toolbox, Live+3; (10/03/15; Sat 8p-10p) 2015 Triumph Awards Performance: Premiere Telecast Ad-Supported Cable Entertainment Program Ranker (8p-11p); AA (000). All reach stats based on P2+, 1 Min Qualifier (premiere & encores).
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.
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