Based on cases ripped from the headlines and solved by an elite team of  investigators, FORENSIC FACTOR details the trade secrets used by the world’s best sleuths to nab the most elusive criminals, with richly produced re-enactments of crucial incidents and first-hand accounts from the experts providing depth and insight.

 Format: One-hours

- Utility: Weekends

- Barter: 7:30 Local/7:30 National

- Delivery: Two (2) episodes delivered weekly, via Pathfire

Highlights
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- Format: One-hours

- Utlity: Weekends

- Barter: 7:30 Local/7:30 National

- Delivery: Two (2) episodes delivered weekly, via Pathfire

- Effectively delivers Women 25-54 and Adults 25-54.

- $2 million+ per episode production for Discovery Channel main network and global affiliates.

- Richly-produced reenactments, with commentary from the real CSIs.

- Pairs well with news, reality, unscripted and procedural drama programming.

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Here are sales highlights for Forensic Factor (F2), for the week of Mar 29-Apr 4. Comparisons are based on shares with 2 decimals.

Chicago, WMEU (IND) Sat 5:00-7:00pm - Forensic FACTOR is +38% stronger than its Forensic FILES HH lead-in.

San Francisco, KOFY (IND) Sun 11:00pm - F2 rises +24% above its Bloodline Detectives lead-in with W25-54. The show is 55 times better than last year's HH time period, while W25-54 are infinitely up. F2 also builds upon its own Feb 2021 levels -- more than 7x higher with HH, while W25-54 are infinitely up.

Atlanta, WGCL (CBS) Sat 2:30am - Towers over its Bloodline Detectives lead-in with HH (+22%), W18-49 (+39%), W25-54 (+35%). Improves upon its own success last year... and last sweep. Vs. Last Year: HH (+61%), W18-49 (more than triple), W25-54 (more than double). Vs. Last Sweep: HH (almost triple), W18-49 (+36%), W25-54 (+2%). Trending up over the past 3 weeks with W18-49 and W25-54, too.

Washington, WDVM (IND) Sun 11:00pm - Appointment TV, jumping +24% over its News lead-in, while its Bloodline Detectives lead-out is dead on arrival (0.00), with HH. F2 is also riding a 3-week upward trend, now +9% better than it was in Feb 2021, with HH.

Phoenix, KAZT (IND) Sat 2:00-4:00am - This double-run is more than double its Feb 2021 HH delivery. The show is also infinitely up over its HH lead-in (0.00).

Tampa, WTTA (IND) Sun 2:00am - Tentpole TV, with an infinite increase over its Bloodline Detectives lead-in (0.00), while its lead-out goes to sleep (0.00), with HH. F2 is +52% stronger than Murdoch Mysteries in last year's HH time period. And, the show is more than 12 times better than it was in Feb 2021, with HH, too.

Detroit, WMYD (IND) Sun 9:00pm - Primetime success, more than tripling its American Ninja Warrior HH lead-in. F2 is stronger than it was last year with HH (+17%) and W18-49 (+31%). The show also builds over its own Feb 2021 delivery with HH (+55%) and W25-54 (+4%).

Sacramento, KQCA (IND) Sat 2:00pm - Trending up over the past 5 weeks, Forensic Factor is now +21% better than it was last year... and +54% ahead of its own Feb 2021 delivery, in HH.

St. Louis, KPLR (CW) Sat 2:00am - Forensic FACTOR (F2) is +45% superior to Forensic FILES from last year's time period, with W18-49. F2 also improves +42% over itself from Feb 2021, with W18-49. The show is +14% superior to its Storm of Suspicion lead-in, with W18-49, too.

Indianapolis, ETTV (IND) Sun 1:00am - F2 is more than 5 times stronger compared to Feb 2021.

San Diego, NFMB (CW) Sat 4:30pm - More than quadruples last year's time period. More than doubles its own Feb 2021 score, too.

Nashville, WNAB (CW) Sat 3:00am - F2 more than triples last year's time period. And, it's superior to its TMZ lead-in by +7%, too.

Columbus OH, WWHO (CW) Sat 4:00am - Tentpole TV, infinitely up over its Nashville Insider lead-in (0.00), while its lead-out goes to sleep (0.00). F2 is more than 5 times taller than Castle from last year's time period. And, it more than doubles itself, compared to Feb 2021.

Milwaukee, WISN (ABC) Sun 12:00m - Year-to-year growth of +9%.

Las Vegas, KLAS (CBS) Sat 1:30am - Tentpole TV, jumping +31% over its Bloodline Detectives lead-in, while its News lead-out declines.

Norfolk, WTVZ (IND) Sat 8:00pm and Sun 1:00am
On Saturday... F2 is primetime Appointment TV, soaring +56% over its Big Bang Theory lead-in, while its Central Ave lead-out drops downward. The show improves itself compared to last year (+45%)... and last sweep (+31%).
On Sunday... F2 is +13% stronger than its Ring of Honor lead-in. The show more than quadruples itself year-to-year. And it's +56% better than it was in Feb 2021, too.

Providence, EPRI (IND) Sat 8:00pm - Primetime success, with a +36% boost over its own Feb 2021 delivery.
Source: NSI WRAP Multi-Market Program Tracks; Week of 3/29/21; Comparisons by 2-decimal share in Live+SD; Last year is Feb 2020; Last sweep is Feb 2021; Lead-in comparison is prior 1/4 hr to full program average