Court TV Earns Most-Watched First Quarter Primetime Ever for Adults 18-49 In Network History
Network's New 8pm Action Strip, RED, Is #8 For Adults 18-49 Among All Cable
NEW YORK, March 28 -- Court TV concluded 1st quarter 2006
with record-setting primetime viewing, delivering an average primetime
audience of 396,000 Adults 18-49 viewers -- the best ever 1st quarter in the
network's 15-year history. Court TV displayed additional momentum heading
into the next quarter with a record-setting March for Adults 18-49 (390,000)
in primetime -- a best ever figure for March, since the network began being
measured by Nielsen.
Court TV RED (Real, Exciting, Dramatic), the network's new action strip,
premiered in the Monday-Friday 8-9pm hour and ranked 8th in the quarter, among
all ad-supported basic cable networks in its time period for Adults 18-49
Court TV's new action block helped make 1st quarter 2006 the network's
most-watched quarter in its history for male viewing. Court TV's Men 18-49
primetime audience (180,000) and total Men audience (429,000) were best-ever
quarterly figures, and marked increases of +16% and +8%, respectively, over
Court TV's 1st quarter prime was led by its original signature series.
Premiere episodes of Forensic Files, Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and
Justice, Psychic Detectives and The Investigators delivered an average 1.0
household rating and 1,035,000 total viewers.
Court TV(R) provides a window on the American system of justice through
distinctive programming that both informs and entertains. Court TV
Networks(SM) is comprised of Court TV News(SM), which provides live trial
coverage in daytime; Court TV: Seriously Entertaining(SM) in primetime,
featuring investigative drama, expert reality and compelling non-fiction
series; and Court TV Extra(SM), a subscription web-based service offering
viewers an interactive opportunity to watch multiple live trials on the
internet while accessing the tremendous resources of Court TV Online. Court TV
is 50% owned by Time Warner, and 50% owned by Liberty Media Corp, and is seen
in 85 million homes. (http://www.courttv.com or AOL Keyword: Court TV).
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