Beasts stomps to success

The Discovery Channel scored another ratings hit with Walking with Prehistoric
, the net's follow-up to last spring's ratings grabber Walking with

The premiere airing of Walking with Prehistoric Beasts on Dec. 9
notched a 4.7 rating, making it Discovery's third highest-rated show, behind
Walking with Dinosaurs (8.0) and Raising the Mammoth (7.8).

It also was the highest-rated non-sports program on cable that night, behind
ESPN's Sunday night NFL game.