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‘The Incredible Dr. Pol’ Premiere Pulls Biggest Audience in Nat Geo Wild History

Season debut is up 52 percent from last year

“The Incredible Dr. Pol” just pulled in some pretty incredible ratings.

On Saturday, the Nat Geo Wild show about a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals scored record ratings for its season premiere, becoming the most-watched telecast in network history, per Nielsen’s Live Plus Same Day ratings.

The Season 7 opener scored 1.1 million total viewers and had a 0.67 in the key demo. This weekend, “Dr. Pol” broke its own network record from January 2015.

“The Incredible Dr. Pol” was up 52 percent from last season’s August 2014 premiere in the main 25-54 demo.

“The Incredible Dr. Pol” airs on Nat Geo Wild on Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/8 Central.