CMT SCORES A SLAM DUNK WITH SERIES PREMIERE OF “THE DUDE PERFECT SHOW” NETTING MORE THAN 3 MILLION VIEWERS

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Premiere Ranks As CMT’s Highest Rated Original Debut Ever With Teens And Notched An Impressive 1.29 Rating With Men 12-17

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NASHVILLE – April 19, 2016 – CMT’s series premiere of “The Dude Perfect Show” was a slam dunk, as the new series scored nearly 2 million total viewers on Thursday night. The back-to-back premiere episodes averaged a .30 rating among Adults 18-49, delivering particularly strong across male demos according to Nielsen Media Research.* “The Dude Perfect Show” ranked #2 across cable in its timeslot for Men 12-17 with an impressive 1.29 rating, and is the network’s highest rated original series premiere ever among Teens 12-17 earning a .79 rating. Including encores over the weekend, 3.4 million viewers have are embraced their inner-Dude.

With more than 25 million fans and followers, one billion online video views and the #1 Sports Channel on YouTube, Dude Perfect attracts fans from around the globe. In their first-ever TV series, the dudes: Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert and twins Coby and Cory Cotton, will open the doors to their mancave in Dallas, Texas to showcase exactly how they cook up their next crazy idea. Part comedy and part live-action, the series will showcase the guys’ “Go-Big” mantra in their unique world of sports stunts and crazy fun interactions with some of the world’s biggest athletes and celebs, and their all-out hilarious friendship that has made the Dude Perfect guys so beloved by all ages.

For more information on “The Dude Perfect Show” or to catch up on full episodes, visit CMT.com and download the CMT app. Join the conversation on social using #DudePerfectShow, like CMT on Facebook and follow @CMT on Twitter.

“The Dude Perfect show” is produced by Rob Dyrdek (MTV’s “Ridiculousness” and “Fantasy Factory”) and Shane Nickerson for Superjacket Productions. Jayson Dinsmore and Matthew Trierweiler executive produce for CMT.

*Source: Nielsen Media Research L+3

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