or


[11/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
One-Two Punch of 'Codename: Kids Next Door' and 'Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends' Leads Cartoon Network's Fridays to #1 Ranking with Kids 6-11

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

One-Two Punch of Codename: Kids Next Door and Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends Leads Cartoon Network�s FRIDAYS to #1 Ranking with Kids 6-11

ADULT SWIM Programs Account for 10 of Top 50 Shows on Basic Cable Among Adults 18-34, More Than any Other Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network

Riding high with its newest pair of original series hits, Cartoon Network�s FRIDAYS (6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.) ranked #1 across the entire time period on basic cable for both ratings and delivery of kids 6-11, according to Nielsen Media Research. Codename: Kids Next Door (6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.) and Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends (7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.) continued to propel the franchise, posting double-digit delivery and ratings gains across all key demos during each of their respective telecasts. Performance highlights of Cartoon Network�s weekly evening of all-original series vs. the same time periods the previous year include the following:

FRIDAYS (Friday, 6:30 p.m. � 12 a.m.)

- Ranked #1 in its time period on basic cable in delivery, rating among kids 6-11, boys 6-11 and boys 2-11.

- Kids 6-11 delivery (957,000) grew by 20% and ratings (3.9) by 18%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,385,000) improved by 18% and ratings (3.5) by 17%.

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 (933,000) surged by 41% and ratings (3.8) by 36%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,375,000) advanced by 37% and ratings (3.5) by 40%.

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

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

- Kids 6-11 delivery (907,000) increased by 17% and ratings (3.7) by 16%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,445,000) jumped by 40% and ratings (3.6) by 38%.

Among its young adult viewers, Cartoon Network�s phenomenal ADULT SWIM continued to dominate delivery and ratings in its time period among its target demos, growing by powerful double digits vs. its own considerable performance last year:

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

- Ranked #1 in its time period for the week on basic cable among adults 18-34, adults 18-24 and men 18-24.

- Provided 10 of the top 50 ad-supported basic cable programs of the week among adults 18-34�more than any other ad-supported basic cable network.

- Adults 18-34 delivery (510,000) rose by 39% and ratings (0.8) by 33%.

- Adults 18-24 delivery (249,000) expanded by 37% and ratings (0.9) by 29%.

Cartoon Network, currently seen in 87.3 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: 11/8/04 � 11/14/04

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 109,600,000 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)





[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
Pittsburgh Penguins Host San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day - at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
The Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history with a 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final vs. St. Louis, while Pittsburgh advanced with a 2-1 win in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 07:11 AM]
Destination America Steps Into the Darkest Town in America in the All-New Series "Ghosts of Shepherdstown"
The six-part series launches Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
2nd Annual Red Nose Day Raises Over $31.5 Million for Kids in Need, Over 70 Stars Join NBC for Live Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special"
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Jack Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Tracy Morgan, Blake Shelton, Will Ferrell and Zac Efron were among the many celebrities who appeared in the live, two-hour charity television event.

[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
ITV and Hulu Commission Exciting Eight-Part Drama Series "Harlots"
Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay are set to star in the series, which will be produced by Monumental Pictures.

[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Gets "Weird" with a One-Week Free Preview of This Season's Premiere Episode
IFC is previewing the first episode of this upcoming season free on IFC.com, through the IFC mobile app, On Demand and wherever the internet lives one week before it premieres on IFC on Friday, June 3.

[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
"Brett Gelman's Dinner in America" Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
The premise is simple: A roundtable discussion in which Brett attempts to engage four distinguished actors - Loretta Devine, Shareeka Epps, Joe Morton and Mack Wilds - in an open forum on racism.

[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on the "Preacher" Pilot
Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
Look for the former to return on Saturday, July 2 while the latter will resume on Saturday, July 23.

[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.