or


[09/14/04 - 12:00 AM]
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends' Leads Fridays to Across-The-Board Gains

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends Leads FRIDAYS to Across-the-Board Gains

Overall Kids Total Day Ratings, Delivery Climb by Major Double Digits among All Target Demos

ADULT SWIM Continues Double-Digit Growth Among adults 18-34, 18-24

Cartoon Network�s red-hot original series, Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends (Friday, 7 p.m.), scored its highest delivery and ratings to date among all key kid demos, propelling the entire FRIDAYS prime time franchise (7 p.m.-12 a.m.) to significant double-digit growth across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research. Highlights of Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends� and FRIDAYS� performances vs. the same time periods last year include the following:

Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends (Friday, 7 p.m.)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,242,000) expanded by 70% and ratings (5.1) by 65%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,680,000) and ratings (4.2) both surged by 83%.

- Telecast posted the series� highest delivery & ratings ever among kids 6-11, kids 2-11, boys 2-11 and girls 6-11.

- Telecast ranked #1 in its time period on basic cable among kids 6-11, 2-11, boys 2-11 and boys 6-11.

FRIDAYS (7 p.m. � 12 a.m.)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (875,000) and ratings (3.6) both grew by 29%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,301,000) rose by 21% and ratings (3.3) by 22%.

Overall last week, Cartoon Network�s kids� total day performance once again showed significant growth across the kid key demos compared to the same time period last year:

Kids Total Day (Monday-Sunday, 6 a.m.-6 a.m., Kids� Programming)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (465,000) increased by 34% and ratings (1.9) by 27%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (773,000) improved by 28% and ratings (2.0) by 33%.

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (325,000) advanced by 28% and ratings (1.3) by 30%.

- Late-night phenomenon ADULT SWIM also proved itself water-tight with continued double-digit growth among its target young adult audiences. Highlights vs. its own performance last year include the following:

ADULT SWIM (Monday-Thursday, Saturday-Sunday, 11 p.m.-2 a.m.)

- Adults 18-34 delivery (488,000) climbed by 23% and ratings (0.7) by 17%.

- Adults 18-24 delivery (271,000) jumped by 23% and ratings (1.0) by 25%.

- Three telecasts each of Family Guy and Futurama ranked among ad-supported cable�s top 50 programs for adults 18-34 programs.

- ADULT SWIM ranked #1 in its time period for the week on basic cable among adults 18-24 and men 18-24.

Cartoon Network, currently seen in 87.1 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s 24-hour, ad-supported cable service offering the best in animated entertainment.

RATING PERIOD: 09/06/04 � 09/12/04

SOURCE: Turner Entertainment Research from Nielsen Media Research data. These television ratings data are reproduced here with permission from Nielsen Media Research. Reproduction of these data in volume, without permission from Nielsen Media Research, is prohibited.

NOTES: All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 108,400,000 homes.





  [september 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[07/01/15 - 12:45 PM]
"Suits" Continues to Set the Bar High as USA Network Renews the Hit Original Drama for a Sixth Season
"'Suits' has set the bar high in every way and continues to be a strong performer and marquee property for USA," said Chris McCumber.

[07/01/15 - 09:52 AM]
"Zoo" Premieres as the Summer's Most-Watched New Scripted Series
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/01/15 - 09:23 AM]
Academy(R) Award Nominee and Emmy(R) Award Winner Laurence Fishburne to Star as Alex Haley in "Roots"
Fishburne will play Haley, the author of the novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family," an American family origin story based around the life of Kunta Kinte.

[07/01/15 - 09:01 AM]
International Music Sensation Little Mix to Perform New Single "Black Magic" on "Teen Choice 2015" Live Sunday, August 16, on FOX
In addition, Jack Black, Sarah Hyland, Bethany Mota, Tyler Oakley, Gregg Sulkin, Bella Thorne and R5 are among the Choice Stars scheduled to appear.

[07/01/15 - 08:52 AM]
"I Can Do That" Is Up for a Second Straight Week to Its High Since June 9
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/01/15 - 08:41 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Women's World Cup Sparks Demo Victory for FOX
The network edges out NBC for the top spot among adults 18-49.

[07/01/15 - 08:04 AM]
Pawfully Exciting News: Betty White to Host Discovery Family Channel's "Pawgust"
"Pawgust" will also feature the highly anticipated world premiere of Discovery Family's original series "From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni."

[07/01/15 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Check Out the All-New Trailer for Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty!"
Season two of the animated series kicks off on Sunday, July 26 at 11:30/10:30c.

[07/01/15 - 08:00 AM]
Marysol Castro Joins ESPN as Host of "Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN"
Castro, who will be on site for all PBC on ESPN fights, will also serve as a reporter on ESPN's Little League World Series telecasts.

[07/01/15 - 06:00 AM]
MTV2 Completes Eight Consecutive Quarters of Year-Over-Year Growth with Best Q2 Ever
MTV2 spins the numbers for the month of June.

[06/30/15 - 02:29 PM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Head to San Diego for the Museum of Impractical History
Q, Murr, Joe and Sal will be present at various times throughout the exhibition, which will feature fan-generated artwork and show artifacts from some of the most legendary moments in "Impractical Jokers" history.

[06/30/15 - 02:23 PM]
WE tv's Original Series Fuel Second Quarter Growth
WE tv spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015 to date.

[06/30/15 - 01:33 PM]
HGTV Wins June as #1 Rated Cable Network Among Women 25-54
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of June and the second quarter of 2015 to date.

[06/30/15 - 12:47 PM]
Original Movie "Teen Beach 2" Powers Disney Channel to Total Day Sweep in 2Q15
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015 to date.

[06/30/15 - 11:45 AM]
"48 Hours: Dangerous Beauty" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast with Adults 25-54 and Is the Night's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 27.