‘Deadliest Catch’ Finale Nets Huge Ratings for Discovery


Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch reeled in more than 3.56 million viewers in its season finale Tuesday night, making it the most-watched episode of its fourth season and the top-rated primetime cable program for the evening.

Among men 18-49, Deadliest Catch ranked third overall among all primetime program, outdrawing the likes of ABC’s I Survived, CBS’s Big Brother 10 and FOX’s House in the 9 p.m. ET timeslot, network officials said.

The season-four finale was the most-watched primetime cable program in households, adults 25-54, men 25-54 and men 18-49.

Deadliest Catch is produced for Discovery Channel by Original Productions. Thom Beers and Jeff Conroy are executive producers and Lisa Tanzer is supervising producer.  For Discovery Channel, Paul Gasek is executive producer and Tracy Rudolph is producer.