or


[07/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
USA #1 Network

[via press release from USA]

USA #1 NETWORK

New Series PSYCH Debuts as Most Watched New Show in Basic Cable

NEW YORK -� July 11, 2006 �- USA Network led the charge this week as the #1 network in basic cable prime among all key demos: households (2.3 rating), P18-34 (0.6 million), P18-49 (1.3 million), P25-54 (1.4 million) and total viewers (3 million). This was the strongest week for USA Network since the start of 2006.

USA took the ratings crown with strong performances from WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW, the launch of the much-anticipated new series PSYCH on Friday, MONK Season 5 premiere setting records in its new 9pm timeslot, and THE 4400 and THE DEAD ZONE on Sunday, garnering their largest audiences since their season premieres among P25-54.

� WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW ranked as the top two programs Monday night in P18-34 (1.4 million), P18-49 (2.5 million) and P25-54 (2.3 million) in the 10p and 9p telecasts on average.

� The launch of PSYCH was the highest rated new scripted series for the year in basic cable prime among households (4.5 rating), P18-49 (2.5 million), P25-54 (2.5 million) and total viewers (6.1 million). The MONK Season 5 premiere earned more viewers than any scripted hour in basic cable EVER in the Friday 9p hour among total viewers (5.1 million).

� THE 4400 and THE DEAD ZONE continue to maintain USA's position as the #1 network for original series on Sunday night, with the two programs taking the top two spots in basic cable prime on Sunday among P25-54 (2 million in P25-54 for THE 4400 and 1.7 million in P25-54 for THE DEAD ZONE).

� USA's Saturday 10p airing of the movie 50 FIRST DATES was the #1 movie in basic cable prime for the week with an average of 1.5 million in P25-54 and ranked within the top ten telecasts of the week.

USA surpassed its ratings for the same week last year (7/04-7/10/05) by double digits in all key demos, up 18 percent in households, up 52 percent in P18-49, up 28 percent in P25-54 and up 28 percent in total viewers.

* Please note: all data is Live+SD unless otherwise noted.

USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





  [july 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· 4400, THE (USA)
· DEAD ZONE, THE (USA)
· MONK (USA)
· PSYCH (USA)
· WWE RAW (USA)





[08/23/16 - 01:17 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Martin Lawrence Doin' Time: Uncut"
Filmed live at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, the special showcases Lawrence's impeccable comedic skills, physicality and engaging wit.

[08/23/16 - 12:45 PM]
Viceland's Season Two Renewals & New Shows
Newcomer "Abandoned," hosted by legendary skateboarder Rick McCrank, premieres Friday, September 2.

[08/23/16 - 12:37 PM]
El Rey Network Signs Rey Mysterio Jr. to First-Look Deal
Mysterio joined El Rey Network's "Lucha Underground" during the second season and will appear in the upcoming third season premiering on El Rey Network on September 7.

[08/23/16 - 12:06 PM]
Explore the Universe's Most Complex Mysteries in the All-New Season of "NASA's Unexplained Files" Returning to Science Channel on Tuesday, August 30
The series features astronauts, scientists, and others who attempt to decode abnormalities caught on camera.

[08/23/16 - 11:20 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for New Line-Up of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials
Cedric the Entertainer, Russell Peters, Joe Rogan, Dana Carvey, Colin Quinn, Michael Che, Reggie Watts and Gabriel Iglesias are among the featured auspices.

[08/23/16 - 11:19 AM]
Starz Original Series "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" Continue Record-Breaking Third Seasons in Week 6
Starz spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/23/16 - 10:40 AM]
Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Casting - Joseph Fiennes
A founding father of Gilead and powerful, high-ranking official, Commander Waterford rules the household where Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a handmaid.

[08/23/16 - 09:40 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and TEGNA Media Strike Distribution Deal for Syndicated Talk Series "T.D. Jakes"
70 affiliates will premiere the show locally on September 12, followed by OWN's launch of the show on Monday, September 19.

[08/23/16 - 09:31 AM]
Disney XD's "Milo Murphy's Law," Starring Al Yankovic, to Premiere Monday, October 3
The series follows 13-year-old Milo Murphy, the fictional great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy's Law namesake.

[08/23/16 - 09:00 AM]
Toby Keith and Blake Shelton Added to the All-Star Lineup for the "10th Annual ACM Honors(TM)," Which Makes Its Television Debut Friday, Sept. 9, on CBS
They will join previously announced performers Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban in a special tribute to country music icon Glen Campbell, who will be honored with the ACM Career Achievement Award.

[08/23/16 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior," "Running Wild" Return on Top for NBC
The Peacock keeps its win streak alive post-Olympics among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/16 - 08:10 AM]
New Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series Explores World's Most Hallowed Shrines, Temples and Monuments - "Sacred Sites" - Premieres Monday, September 12 at 8PM ET/PT
Smithsonian Channel will offer fascinating new perspectives on some of the world's most remarkable and mysterious religious locations in the new five-episode series.

[08/23/16 - 08:01 AM]
"Counting On" Returns to TLC with Young Love and New Adventures
The all-new 10 episode series premieres tonight: Tuesday, August 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/23/16 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Sports Announces Broadcast Pairings for 2016 NFL Season
The CBS Television Network begins its 57th year of broadcasting the NFL with Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson leading the 2016 season.

[08/23/16 - 07:44 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Brand New Trailer & Key Art for "Narcos" Season Two
All 10 episodes of Season Two will launch Friday September 2, exclusively on Netflix.