DRUNK HISTORY SEASON 5 PREMIERE FEATURING TIFFANY HADDISH SEES MASSIVE RATINGS GAINS IN KEY DEMOS VERSUS SEASON 4 PREMIERE, YEAR-AGO LEVELS

  • Season 5 Premiere Improves 19% Among Adults 18-34, 44% Among Men 18-34 Versus Season 4 Premiere
  • The Fifth Season Premiere is #1 Cable Original in its Timeslot with Men 18-34

NEW YORK, January 24, 2018 – The fifth season premiere of Drunk History (January 23) improved on season four’s premiere by 44% among Men 18-34 and 19% among Adults 18-34. It was the timeslot’s #1 rated cable original among Men 18-34, and it improved upon Comedy Central’s year-ago ratings across all tracked demos, up 153% among Women 18-49, 84% among Adults 18-49, 53% among Men 18-49, and 50% among total viewers.

The episode, “Heroines,” features narration by Tiffany Haddish, Paget Brewster, and Amber Ruffin, and reenactments by Busy Philipps, Evan Rachel Wood, and Mandy Moore.

The Emmy® Award-winning series airs Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central and can be streamed on cc.com and the CC App.

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Matt Conte
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Kyle Pleva
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Source: Nielsen, LSD. (1/23/18). 10p-10:30p. Excludes sports, and Spanish networks. 10 minute minimum.

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