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[11/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Boondocks' Sophomore Episode Earns Double-Digit Growth Over Record-Setting Adult Swim Premiere Last Week

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

The Boondocks� Sophomore Episode Earns Double-Digit Growth over Record-Setting Adult Swim Premiere Last Week

�The Trial of R. Kelly� Ranks #12 Among All Ad-Supported Basic Cable Programs for Adults 18-34 Delivery

Adult Swim Again Ranks #1 for the Week for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34, Adults 18-24

Outperforming its record-setting premiere on Adult Swim last week, the second episode of The Boondocks (Sunday, Nov. 13, 11 p.m. ET/PT), entitled �The Trial of R. Kelly,� scored across-the-board double-digit delivery and ratings growth among its target young adult demos, making it the most-watched program of the week on Adult Swim among adults 18-24 and men 18-24, according to Nielsen Media Research. The provocative new show from comic artist and series creator Aaron McGruder ranked #12 on the list of ad-supported basic cable�s top 50 shows of the week among adults 18-34 and helped drive the late-night service to a 33-week winning streak for total day delivery of adults 18-24 and men 18-24. Adult Swim also ranked #1 in total day delivery of men 18-34 for 30 of the last 33 weeks, and #1 in total day delivery of adults 18-34 for 29 of the last 33 weeks.

Renowned for tackling topical issues within his creative work for The Boondocks, McGruder didn�t disappoint viewers with �The Trial of R. Kelly,� which pitted brothers Huey and Riley on opposing sides of the hot-button �underage peeing� issue when R&B star R. Kelly comes to town. Highlights of The Boondocks� second presentation vs. its premiere, as well as Adult Swim�s overall performance, include the following:

The Boondocks (Sunday, 11 p.m.)

- Adults 18-34 delivery (1,092,000) increased by 24%, and ratings (1.7) by 31%

- Adults 18-24 delivery (698,000) improved by 20%, and ratings (2.5) by 19%

- Men 18-34 delivery (737,000) grew by 24%, and ratings (2.2) by 22%

- Men 18-24 delivery (484,000) and ratings (3.4) both expanded by 21%

- Women 18-24 delivery (215,000) jumped by 19% , and ratings (1.6) by 23%

ADULT SWIM (Monday-Thursday, Saturday, 11 p.m.-6 a.m., Sunday, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.)

- Adults 18-34 delivery totaled 439,000 and an 0.7 rating

- Adults 18-24 delivery totaled 257,000 and an 0.9 rating

- Men 18-34 delivery totaled 287,000 and an 0.9 rating

- Men 18-24 delivery totaled 173,000 and a 1.2 rating

- Adults 18-49 delivery totaled 561,000 and an 0.4 rating�ranked #6 among all ad-supported basic cable

The Boondocks tells the story of Huey and Riley, two kids who move from Chicago�s South Side to the suburbs with their granddad, Robert Jebediah Freeman. In moving to the quiet and safety of �The Boondocks��a.k.a. suburban Woodcrest�it�s Granddad�s hope that he can ignore his rambunctious grandkids and enjoy the fourth quarter of his life in peace. But Huey, a 10-year-old leftist revolutionary, and his 8-year-old misfit brother, Riley, don�t adapt to the new environment as well as expected.

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched on Cartoon Network in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s network dedicated to edgy animated comedy and action series, both original and acquired, airing Saturday-Thursday from 11 p.m-6 a.m. (ET, PT). Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, classic and acquired programming for children and families, and is seen in 88.5 million U.S. homes.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.

RATING PERIOD: 11/7/05-11/13/05

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 110,200,000 homes.





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