Outdoor Channel’s “Major League Fishing” Continues Top Ratings in 2Q MLF ranks No. 1 in second quarter ratings

TULSA, Okla. — Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks announced today that Major League Fishing® ranked as the top program on Outdoor Channel during 2Q 2019 with households, total viewers and Men 25-54.
The continued success in audience ratings delivery during the second quarter of 2019 was MLF’s best-ever quarter with Men 25-54. MLF’s 2Q ratings success also comes on the heels of its best-ever quarterly ratings for Persons 2+ during 1Q 2019. MLF has been the No. 1 show on Outdoor Channel during 1Q and 2Q for the past four years.

“Major League Fishing on Outdoor Channel continues to be a ratings blockbuster,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said. “Our viewership is proof of that and – by far – dominate other competing networks’ fishing programming. Major League Fishing continues to thrive in ratings by showcasing its unique format of bass fishing, the best anglers in the business and best storytellers behind the cameras.”

“It’s not hard to understand that compelling, interesting and exciting programing results in top ratings,” Major League Fishing President and CEO, Jim Wilburn said. “We are extremely proud to be part of a group of networks – Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network – that hold fishing programming in such high esteem.”

Source: Nielsen, Multitrak, Live+7 Cvg Rtg, Q2 2019, Ranked on Program Average, All Programs with 6+ telecasts on OUTD; Best Quarter: Q2 2012-Q2 2019, MLF Sa-Su Program Average 

Source:  Nielsen, StarTrak, Live+7, HH Cvg Rtg, Rank based on Program Average, Q1 and Q2: 2016-2019.