[08/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
August Delivery, Ratings Grow Across All Target Demos at Cartoon Network

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

August Delivery, Ratings Grow Across All Target Demos at Cartoon Network

Kids 6-11 Prime Time and Total Day Performances Prove Best Monthly Average Year-to-Date

Cartoon Network charted across-the-board growth in both prime time and total day delivery and ratings this August compared to the same time period last year, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. Growth in kids 6-11 delivery and ratings, in particular, proved powerful enough to score as the network�s best monthly average delivery and ratings year to date. Additionally, Cartoon Network�s summer-long strategy of presenting brand new episodes of its original series every Monday-Saturday night at 7 p.m. propelled both prime time and total day success among kids demos vs. last year.

Highlights of Cartoon Network�s August �06 performance vs. the August �05 time period include the following:

PRIME TIME (Mon.-Thurs. 8-10:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8-11 p.m., Sun. 8-10 p.m.) vs. the same time period last year

- Kids 6-11 delivery (713,000) increased by 14% and ratings (2.9) by 12%--best 2006 monthly average to date

- Kids 2-11 delivery (948,000) grew by 3% and ratings (2.4) by 4%

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (477,000) advanced by 7% and ratings (1.9) by 6%

TOTAL DAY (Mon.-Thurs. 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Fri. 6 a.m.-6 a.m., Sat. 6 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 6 a.m.-10 p.m.) vs. the same time period last year

- Kids 6-11 delivery (576,000) expanded by 11%, and ratings (2.4) by 14%--best 2006 monthly average to date

- Kids 2-11 delivery (802,000) improved by 2% and ratings (2.0) were unchanged

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (385,000) jumped by 6% and ratings (1.6) by 7%

Cartoon Network NEW EPISODE PREMIERES at 7 p.m., Premiere-to-Date (May 29-Aug. 27, 2006), vs. the same time period last year

- Kids 6-11 delivery (692,000) catapulted by 24% and ratings (2.9) by 26%

- Kids 2-11 delivery (959,000) and ratings (2.4) both increased by 9%

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (457,000) leapt by 25% and ratings (1.9) by 27%

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 89 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

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: 7/31/06-8/27/06

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.

  [august 2006]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/23/16 - 10:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet wins said evening for the fourth consecutive week.

[10/23/16 - 09:43 AM]
"SNL" Hits Season Highs, Best October Overnights in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 22.

[10/23/16 - 07:06 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is the Season's First Broadcast Series to Post Triple-Digit Growth in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 18.

[10/22/16 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's trio of dramas lead the evening in both categories.

[10/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Dateline" Matches Its Season High in 18-49, New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Most Watched Friday This Season - "Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.

[10/19/16 - 10:48 AM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Ranks as #1 Show on All of TV on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 14.

[10/19/16 - 08:59 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Onto Top Demo Spot
The Peacock once again wins the night among adults 18-49.

[10/18/16 - 11:35 AM]
Lifetime Delivers Ratings Gold with Premieres of "Surviving Compton" and "Beyond the Headlines: Michel'le"
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/18/16 - 09:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains Top Draw in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock leads the night once again in said categories.