Space’s THE LAST SHIP Comes in First with 333,000 Viewers

— June 23, 2014

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TORONTO (June 23, 2014)Sunday night’s maiden voyage of THE LAST SHIP on Space set sail to 333,000 viewers, making it the #1 entertainment specialty program of the day for total viewers and A25-54. In its 9 p.m. ET timeslot, Space was the #1 specialty network for total viewers, as well as A25-54, and A18-49.

Executive produced by blockbuster filmmaker Michael Bay (Transformers), the action-packed military stars Eric Dane (GREY'S ANATOMY) as the captain of a naval destroyer whose crew must confront a new reality when a pandemic kills off most of the earth’s population. Airing exclusively in Canada on Space, the 10-episode, one hour series is based on William Brinkley’s popular novel of the same name.

THE LAST SHIP debuts to McSteamy numbers

** Media Note ** Download photography for THE LAST SHIP at BellMediaPR.ca/Space

In the next episode of THE LAST SHIP, “Gitmo,” (Sunday, June 29 at 9 p.m. ET) Chandler (Eric Dane, GREY’S ANATOMY) and his crew head to Guantanamo Bay in hopes of collecting food, medical supplies and fuel, but they come under attack by escaped Gitmo prisoners.

Viewers who missed THE LAST SHIP’s broadcast debut can watch full episodes on Space.ca, after their broadcast premiere.

About Space

Space is home to phenomenal programming including imaginative dramas, epic movies, engaging reality series, and the daily entertainment talk show INNERSPACE, the source for all-things genre – all in high definition (HD). Named “Channel of the Year” in 2013 by Playback Magazine, Space is also home to Original Series ORPHAN BLACK and BITTEN. Space content is always available at Space.ca, and on Facebook, @SpaceChannel, and other social media platforms. Space is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Andrea Allen, Space, 416.384.5375 or andrea.allen@bellmedia.ca

Mary Costa, Space, 416.384.7702 or mary.costa@bellmedia.ca