Two New Cartoon Network Series Strike Double-Digit Delivery Gains with Kids 6-11 Over Summer Season of Original Episodes
The Life & Times of Juniper Lee and Camp Lazlo Prove Strength of Cartoon Network Originals
Cartoon Network launched two new original half-hour series during the 2005 summer season�The Life & Times of Juniper Lee the week of May 30 and Camp Lazlo the week of July 4�both of which scored double-digit delivery gains throughout the summer period with their target kids 6-11 demo, according to Nielsen Media Research. Each show also became a programming anchor within their respective telecast nights, The Life & Times of Juniper Lee premiering new episodes on Sundays at 7:30, and Camp Lazlo presenting new episodes on Fridays at 8 p.m.
Highlights of each new series� average performance throughout the summer vs. the same time period on Cartoon Network last year include the following:
The Life & Times of Juniper Lee (Sundays, 7:30 p.m., new episodes telecast May 30 � Aug. 22)
- Kids 6-11 delivery (590,000) increased by 13% and ratings (2.4) by 9%.
- Boys 6-11 delivery (422,000) expanded by 16% and ratings (3.4) by 13%.
- Kids 2-11 delivery (927,000) improved by 3% and ratings (2.3) remained unchanged.
Camp Lazlo (Fridays, 8 p.m., new episodes telecast July 4 � Aug. 28)
- Kids 6-11 delivery (849,000) leapt by 11% and ratings (3.5) by 9%.
- Girls 6-11 delivery (243,000) grew by 19% and ratings (2.1) by 17%
- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,193,000) rose by 5% and ratings (3.0) by 3%.
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RATING PERIOD: 5/30/05-8/22/05, 7/4/05-8/28/05
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.