or


[01/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Boondocks Begins 2006 with 2nd Best Delivery Ever Among Adults 18-34, Outperforming Its Series-To-Date Average by Strong Double-Digit Gains

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

The Boondocks Begins 2006 with 2nd Best Delivery Ever among Adults 18-34, Outperforming Its Series-to-Date Average by Strong Double-Digit Gains

Episode Ranks #7 for the Week on Basic Cable Among Adults 18-34; Most-watched Series� Episode Since Nov. 13

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

Proving its performance legs nine weeks out from its series debut, The Boondocks (Sunday, Jan. 8, 11 p.m. ET/PT) on Adult Swim scored its second-highest ratings and delivery among adults 18-34 and men 18-34, the animated series� best performance since Nov. 13, according to preliminary date from Nielsen Media Research. The provocative new show from comic artist and series creator Aaron McGruder ranked #1 in its time period on basic cable in delivery of adults and men 18-34 as well as adults, men, and women 18-24. It also ranked #7 on the list of ad-supported basic cable�s top 50 shows of the week among adults 18-34 and #6 among men 18-34. Compared to the series-to-date average on Sundays at 11 p.m., The Boondocks telecast outperformed across all target adult demos by significant double digits.

Additionally, Adult Swim ranked #1 for the week for delivery of adults 18-24 and men 18-24 among all ad-supported cable networks. The late-night service also ranked #2 in delivery of adults 18-34 (behind Nick-at-Nite) and #1 in delivery of men 18-34.

Highlights of The Boondocks� Jan. 8 presentation vs. its series-to-date average, as well as Adult Swim�s overall performance, include the following:

The Boondocks (Sunday, 11 p.m.)

- Adults 18-34 delivery (996,000) increased by 24%, and ratings (1.5) by 25%

- Adults 18-24 delivery (583,000) improved by 25%, and ratings (2.1) by 24%

- Men 18-34 delivery (644,000) grew by 27%, and ratings (1.9) by 27%

- Men 18-24 delivery (373,000) expanded by 22%, and ratings (2.7) by 23%

- Women 18-24 delivery (210,000) jumped by 32% , and ratings (1.5) by 36%

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

- Adults 18-34 delivery totaled 356,000 and an 0.5 rating

- Adults 18-24 delivery totaled 212,000 and an 0.8 rating

- Men 18-34 delivery totaled 222,000 and an 0.7 rating

- Men 18-24 delivery totaled 137,000 and a 1.0 rating

- Adults 18-49 delivery totaled 438,000 and an 0.3 rating�ranked #8 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: 1/2/06-1/8/06

SOURCE: Turner Entertainment Research from Preliminary Nielsen Media Research data, based on most current data available (Live+SD). Complete and final data (Live+7) will be available in two weeks. 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.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BOONDOCKS, THE (ADULT SWIM)











[03/27/15 - 01:33 PM]
Video: "The Casual Vacancy" - Trailer (HBO)
Based on the novel by acclaimed author J.K. Rowling, the mini-series premieres Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30.

[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 12:31 PM]
Masi Oka to Return as Hiro Nakamura on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"
"I'm excited to return to my 'Heroes' roots," said Oka. "Hiro Nakamura was such an inspirational role to play, and I'm hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV."

[03/27/15 - 11:38 AM]
The "Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber" Premieres on Monday, March 30 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central and Online Via CC.com and the Comedy Central App
The global multiplatform comedy event kicks off with "The Roast of Justin Bieber Pre-Show," airing 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central and simultaneously through the app and cc.com.

[03/27/15 - 11:13 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Chronicle the Most Anticipated Event of the Year with "Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao"
The first installment kicks off Saturday, April 18 on the cable channel.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 10:37 AM]
Syfy's "Dominion" Adds New Recurring Characters for Season 2
Joining the series' stellar cast are recurring guest stars Nic Bishop, Simon Merrells, Christina Chong, Olivia Mace and Luke Tyler.

[03/27/15 - 10:27 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look Live Action Teaser of Original Series "Blunt Talk"
The series will premiere on Starz in the summer of 2015.

[03/27/15 - 10:16 AM]
NBC Goes on 8 "First Dates" as Network Orders Popular U.K. Format to Series
The observational documentary series, from executive producer Ellen DeGeneres and Shed Media, takes a peek at what happens when a couple meets for the first time and love may be in the air.

[03/27/15 - 10:15 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers a Sneak Preview of New Comedy Series "HAPPYish" After the Season Finale of "Shameless" on Sunday, April 5
The newcomer will then formally launch on Sunday, April 26 at 9:30/8:30c.

[03/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds by 60% on Its 18-49 Lead-In Versus Round Three of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Scores a New Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Enters Week Two on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
"Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:08 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers for Sweet 16 Thursday and Tournament Coverage-to-Date
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.