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Press Release: Space Catapults into the New Year After Most-Watched December, Ever

Space (logo via Wikimedia)

Space (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (January 8, 2015) – Space audiences skyrocketed this past December – the most-watched month in the channel’s history – making it the #1 entertainment specialty channel for the key A25-54 and A18-49 demos. Drawing in an average audience of 101,000 total viewers, December 2014 saw Space’s key A25-54 demo rise 37% and jump four spots to #1. A major contributor to Space’s record-breaking month is its signature series DOCTOR WHO and the premiere of the 2014 Christmas special LAST CHRISTMAS, which drew an average audience of 792,000 viewers, making it the top broadcast on Space this broadcast year-to-date.

Other key December audience boosters were Space’s Magical Merry Marathon which featured HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN on December 27 and HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS on December 28, pulling in 510,000 and 746,000 viewers, respectively. On December 28, Space’s exclusive series THE LIBRARIANS, currently airing at Sundays at 8 p.m. ET, pulled in a series-high 675,000 viewers, making it the #2 entertainment specialty program. THE HUNGER GAMES, which aired as part of Space’s Super Team Marathon, delivered an average audience of 526,000 viewers December 29.

In January, Space blasted into the top-ranking position as the #1 entertainment specialty channel for total viewers and the key A25-54 and 18-49 demos thus far. As the new year continues, Space fans can look forward to more fantastic drama with all-new episodes of THE LIBRARIANS airing Sundays at 8 p.m. ET, as well as new seasons of fan-favourites ATLANTIS and SALEM in the spring, and the THE LAST SHIP in June. Space’s original series slate is jam-packed with returning mega-hits including BITTEN, with Season 2 premiering Saturday, Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. ET; Season 3 of ORPHAN BLACK, premiering Saturday, April 18 at 9 p.m. ET; and the upcoming adventure drama series KILLJOYS, slated to premiere this summer.

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Press Release: SPACE-MAS Joy Abounds with Epic Marathons and Six Days of DOCTOR WHO, Beginning December 20

Space (logo via Wikimedia)

Space (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (December 8, 2014) – It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Space fans as the time-honoured tradition of SPACE-MAS returns for 16 days beginning Saturday, Dec. 20 at 6 a.m. ET. Now in its fifth year and one of the most-watched periods on Space, SPACE-MAS 2015 is jam-packed with iconic movie and sci-fi marathons, from TRANSFORMERS to X-MEN, to all things DOCTOR WHO.

Viewers can fire up their sonic screwdrivers bright and early as SPACE-MAS launches at 6 a.m. ET on Saturday Dec. 20 with THE COMPLETE DOCTOR WHO-A-THON, featuring a bevy of DOCTOR WHO specials including THE SCIENCE OF DOCTOR WHOTALES FROM THE TARDIS, and DOCTOR WHO: EARTH CONQUEST. Space is also going back nine years to Season 1, Episode 1 of DOCTOR WHO, giving fans the chance to spend six days watching every single episode and Christmas special, up to the Season 8 finale on Christmas Day. Of course, all episodes are available on demand on CraveTV beginning Dec. 11.

THE COMPLETE DOCTOR WHO-A-THON leads up to the much-anticipated Christmas Day DOCTOR WHO event beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET with the all-new INNERSPACE: DOCTOR WHO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, leading into the 2014 DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special, LAST CHRISTMAS, starring Peter Capaldi and featuring Nick Frost as Santa, premiering at 9 p.m. ET.

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