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Record ratings for A&E, ‘Biography’

A&E posted the highest primetime ratings in the cable network’s 12-year history in 1996, the network said Monday, with its numbers jumping nearly a third (30%) over 1995 with a 1.3 prime average vs. last year’s 1.0.

Further, the network’s signature “Biography” series had its highest yearly ratings since its debut year of 1987, averaging a 2.3 after achieving a 2.0 in ’95.

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