Warehouse 13 opened up as the third best original series premiere in Syfy history.
Bowing from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 7, the same day Syfy replaced Sci Fi Channel as the NBC Universal service's moniker, Warehouse 13 averaged 3.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research data. That trailed only the series premieres of Stargate Atlantis (4.2 million on July 16, 2004) andEureka (4.1 million on July 18, 2006) in the network's pantheon of series starts, according to channel officials.
Included it Warehouse 13's total audience were 1.7 million adults 25 to 54 and 1.3 million adults 18 to 49.
For the night, Warehouse 13 was cable's top show in primetime for total viewers, and ranked second and fourth, respectively, among adults 25 to 54 and 18 to 49.
The series' debut propelled Syfy to the head of cable's primetime class on July 7 among viewers; it finished second with adults 25 to 54 and third with the 18-to-49 set, according to network officials.