or


[11/09/04 - 12:00 AM]
Franchise Programming Leads Cartoon Network to Double-Digit Gains Among Kids 6-11

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Franchise Programming Leads Cartoon Network to Double-Digit Gains among Kids 6-11

FRIDAYS, MIGUZI, TOONAMI All Post Growth among Target Demos

Powerhouse Trio of Original Series Provide FRIDAYS� 6:30-8 p.m. Lock on Kids and Boys 6-11

Cartoon Network�s strategy of creating �destination viewing� with key on-air franchises has proven its power once again with mostly double-digit kids� total day delivery and ratings growth across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research. FRIDAYS (6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.), MIGUZI (Monday-Thursday, 5-7 p.m.) and TOONAMI (Saturday, 7-11 p.m.) each posted significant gains with target audiences, leading the network to the following performance highlights compared to the same time periods last year:

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

- Kids 6-11 delivery (477,000) expanded by 21% and ratings (2.0) by 18%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (785,000) climbed by 8% and ratings (2.0) by 11%.

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (338,000) rose by 12% and ratings (1.4) by 17%.

FRIDAYS (Friday, 6:30 p.m. � 12 a.m.)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (938,000) and ratings (3.9) both grew by 5%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,296,000) improved by 2% and ratings (3.3) by 2%.

MIGUZI (Monday-Thursday, 5-7 p.m.)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (743,000) advanced by 27% and ratings (3.1) by 24%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,138,000) increased by 31% and ratings (2.9) by 32%.

- Girls 6-11 delivery surged by 83% and ratings by 75%.

TOONAMI (Saturday, 7-11 p.m.)

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (573,000) jumped by 7% and ratings (2.3) by 5%.

Standouts among Cartoon Network�s individual series include three originals that led off the FRIDAYS five-and-a-half hour programming block. Highlights of their delivery and ratings performances include the following:

Codename: Kids Next Door (Friday, 6:30 p.m.)

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

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,002,000) rose by 6% and ratings (4.1) by 2%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,370,000) and ratings (3.5) both climbed by 17%.

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

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

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,003,000) increased by 12% and ratings (4.1) by 11%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,314,000) and ratings (3.3) both improved by 18%.

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (Friday, 7:30 p.m.)

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

- Kids 6-11 delivery (970,000) jumped by 9% and ratings (4.0) by 8%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,296,000) advanced by 8% and ratings (3.3) by 6%.

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: 11/1/04 � 11/7/04

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.





  [november 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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











[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
Get Ready for an "Awkward" Binge Sesh When MTV Airs the Hit Series in Its Entirety Beginning on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 AM ET/PT
Said marathon concludes with the premiere of the second-half of season 4 on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
The series returns for its sixth and final season in January 2015.

[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Viewers can get a sneak peek of Chesney's "American Kids" performance exclusively on the CMT Artists App beginning tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
In the premiere episode, Denzel Washington, Peter Capaldi and Gemma Arterton will join each other on Graham's infamous orange sofa.

[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is "a fun, fast-paced guide that catalogues the ways in which the .01 percent spend their money."