Syfy's ‘Being Human' Draws Nearly 2 Million Viewers

Syfy's supernatural series Being Human scared up 1.9 million viewers, becoming the most watched winter series launch for the network since 2005.

The series, which tells the story about a vampire, werewolf and ghost who share a Boston brownstone, fell short of the 3.5 million viewers garnered by the network's last series debut,Warehouse 13, in 2009.Being Human did draw 1 million Adults 18-49, including 582,000 women -- the highest percentage of female viewers ever for a Syfy original scripted series telecast, said the network.

Including repeat airings at 10:02 p.m. and 11:02 p.m., Being Human reached an unduplicated audience of 3.8 million total viewers, including 1.8 million Adults 18-49 and 1.9 million Adults 25-54, said the network.

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