Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Discovery Channel’s TREASURE QUEST Premiere Gets Top U.S. TV Ratings


Last Friday’s series premiere of Discovery Channel‘s TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND featuring freediver Mehgan Heaney-Grier was the channel’s most-watched and highest-rated, non-spinoff premiere in 2015, according to the company.

The show, which aired at 10:00 p.m., earned a 1.10 rating with 2.24 million total viewers, Discovery Channel said in a press release, adding:

“It was the #1 program on all of cable in its time period across Persons/Men/Women 25-54 and Persons/Men/Women 18-49, no exclusions, and is Discovery Channel’s highest rated and most watched non-spinoff series premiere this year.”

Mehgan chatted with last week about her role on the show. To read the interview, click here.

Check out a sneak peeks of tonight’s second episode, which airs at 10:00 p.m. Eastern, below.

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.


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