Neverland casts spell as Space mini-series debuts at #1 on Sunday and Monday

Up, up and away! In its debut broadcast on Sunday night, 327,000 viewers were transported out of this world during Part 1 of the magical mini-series NEVERLAND, making SPACE the #1 specialty network (2+, non-sports) during the 8 -10 p.m. ET timeslot.

Then, Monday night, the journey came to an end when 336,000 viewers tuned in for Part 2 to make the pre-imagining of the classic Peter Pan tale the #1 specialty program of the day (2+, non-sports).

A combined total of 1.7 million viewers (2+) tuned in to see the blockbuster cast, including Bob Hoskins, Charlie Rowe, Keira Knightley, and Rhys Ifans, during NEVERLAND’s two-night run. Viewers who missed Peter and all the magic of NEVERLAND can catch the encore broadcast on Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. ET with the conclusion airing at 9 p.m. ET on SPACE and SPACE HD. The miniseries is also currently available on demand at www.SPACECAST.com.

In NEVERLAND, a young boy named Peter and his streetwise gang is magically swept away from the back alleys of turn-of-the-century London to a realm of legendary mystery and adventure. Set in part on the streets of Dickensian London as well as the enchanting parallel universe of Neverland, viewers will discover the origins of Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Croc, The Lost Boys, The Indians and Tinker Bell.

SPACE is Canada’s national science fiction, horror and fantasy channel. SPACE is truly the station for all those who dare to challenge their imagination. SPACE is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more information about SPACE, visit spacecast.com.

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