Press Release: Thank Cod! SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE Nets Top Spot on Canadian Specialty Wednesday with Nearly 400,000 Viewers

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TORONTO (August 1, 2014) – The Sharknado phenomena made its way north of the border Wednesday night, claiming lives, mayors, and viewers. SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE lured in 389,000 viewers for its premiere on Space, up 26% compared to last summer’s inaugural movie. The sequel was the #1 specialty program of the day among total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49, making Space the #1 specialty network on Wednesday. Overall, the two-hour special was watched by nearly 1.3 million unique viewers, and peaked with 521,000 viewers.

On Twitter, the hashtags: #Sharknado2 and #Sharknado2TheSecondOne reached 10 million estimated impressions in Canada, making Sharknado the #1 trending topic in Canada with five of the Top 10 topics.

Viewers who missed out on every fin-tastic moment, including a deadly scene with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, can watch the repeat airing of SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE, Monday, Aug. 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET, exclusively on Space.

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