From a media release:
Final data from Numeris confirms the world premiere of Discovery’s FRONTIER is the most-watched Canadian scripted series debut on entertainment specialty this year with an audience of 571,000 viewers, it was confirmed today. In all, 1.35 million Canadians watched some part of the series premiere on November 6, and 2.5 million viewers have now watched some part of all the broadcasts of the debut.
For its debut, FRONTIER made Discovery the most-watched Canadian entertainment specialty channel among total viewers and all key adult demos during Sunday’s hyper-competitive 9 p.m. ET timeslot.
The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade continues with the world premiere of Episode 3 this Sunday, Nov. 20 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Discovery. Viewers can catch-up on Episodes 1 and 2 on the Discovery GO app.
Discovery’s digital experience FRONTIER: DARK PROVIDENCE is now available at Discovery.ca/Frontier. Offering deeper viewing with in-depth character features, the web and mobile experience centres on six distinct, video-based character stories with interactive, real-time overlays controlled by the user for a truly immersive interaction. Each layer adds depth and texture to characters than can be experienced within the already rich story in the television program. The product is not only visually stunning, but also technologically impressive, featuring content that reflects the graphic nature of this bold, historical series.
FRONTIER is co-created by Rob and Peter Blackie, and produced by Take The Shot Productions and ASAP Entertainment, in association with Discovery, the exclusive Canadian broadcaster. Netflix is the international broadcast partner.
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