Ferrell Fuels 'Man Vs. Wild's' Most-Watched Telecast


Will Ferrell's appearance on Discovery Channel's Man vs. Wild wasn't lost on viewers.

The June 2 episode became the show's most-watched installment ever across a host of measures, notably with 3.97 million viewers. Included in that total were best-ever marks among men 18 to 49 and 18 to 34 with 1.84 million and 1.06 million of those watchers, respectively, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

Man vs. Wild was the No. 1 cable program of the night among viewers, men 25 to 54 and 18 to 34, and persons 18 to 49 and 18 to 34.

Ferrell's appearance on the show came in advance of his Universal theatrical Land of the Lost.