Broadcasting Cable has confirmed the Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen TV show has been renewed for a third season in syndication.
Warner Bros.’ true-crime news magazine series premiered in 2015 as Crime Watch Daily. When Hansen joined the series in season two, the title changed to reflect his position as host. Correspondents include Matt Doran, Michelle Sigona, Andrea Isom, Jason Mattera, Ana Garcia, and Elizabeth Smart.
Crime Watch Daily With Chris Hansen Renewed For Season Three in Syndication
Here’s more from Broadcasting Cable on the third season of the syndicated Crime Watch Daily With Chris Hansen TV show.
“As we have continued to evolve Crime Watch Daily and brought on Chris Hansen, our faith in the concept has been rewarded by positive ratings momentum. We are thrilled our partner stations agree and have renewed the series for a third season,” said Ken Werner, president, WBDTD.
Crime Watch Daily premiered September 2015 and was sold to Tribune Broadcasting as both the launch group and a partner on the show. It premiered at a 0.8 live plus same day household rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. This season, when the show added Hansen of Dateline’s “To Catch a Predator” fame and moved to the streets of New York City, its ratings jumped to a 1.0 household rating season to date, up 20%. The show also is up 23% among young women aged 18-34.
What do you think? Have you watched the first two seasons of the Crime Watch Daily TV show? Do you plan to follow the show in season three?