or


[12/10/08 - 01:31 PM]
TruTV Scores Network Records in Delivery of Key Demos During First Year of New Branding
truTV spins the numbers for the year to date.

[via press release from truTV]

truTV Scores Network Records in Delivery of Key Demos During First Year of New Branding

December 10, 2008

As it nears the end of its first year as truTV, the network is celebrating a number of victories, including best-ever deliveries of male viewers in the network's 17-year history and a significant drop in the network's median age, according to year-to-date data from Nielsen Media Research. The network's success over the past year included the launches of several original series that garnered time-period growth for the network in delivery of adults and men 18-49.

"Our first year out of the gate with new branding has been extraordinary, with all of the elements coming together to position truTV as an exciting new voice in the cable world," said Marc Juris, executive vice president and general manager for truTV. "Next year, we look forward to continuing to build and expand the truTV brand and the network's signature �actuality' programming."

2008 Ratings Highlights for truTV:

truTV � formerly known as Court TV � is on track to score its best year ever in primetime delivery of men 18-34, men 18-49 and men 25-54, as well as all male viewers. The network also is within striking distance to score its best year ever in primetime delivery of adults 18-49.

truTV's median age has dropped four years, from 52 to 48, when comparing the fourth quarter of 2007 (prior to rebranding) to the third quarter and fourth-quarter-to-date of 2008.

truTV's new branding has led to a greater composition of male viewers, with men making up 54% of the network's primetime audience, a rise from 49% in 2007.

Several new series on truTV have delivered strong growth among key adult and male demos for their time periods.

� BLACK GOLD delivered 47% growth among adults 18-49 and 138% growth among men 18-49 when compared to the same timeslot a year ago.

� THE SMOKING GUN PRESENTS� garnered 31% time-period growth among adults 18-49 and 47% growth among men 18-49.

� OCEAN FORCE: HUNTINGTON BEACH scored 45% growth for its timeslot among adults 18-49 and 53% growth among men 18-49.

� REHAB: PARTY AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL delivered 48% growth among adults 18-49 and 75% growth among men 18-49 for its timeslot.

� THE PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE earned 9% growth among adults 18-49 and 11% among men 18-49 in its time period.

truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 91 million U.S. households and enjoying more than a year of solid and consistent ratings growth, truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. Among truTV's primetime fan favorites are the original series Forensic Files, Ocean Force, Haunting Evidence, Psychic Detectives, Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and Justice and Speeders. During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name IN SESSION.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

All claims are based on Live + 7 data when available. All other claims are based on Live + Same Day data.

Year-to-Date Ratings Period: 12/31/07-12/7/08





  [december 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BLACK GOLD (TRUTV)
· PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE, THE (TRUTV)
· REHAB: PARTY AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL (TRUTV)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/01/15 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Routs Summer Competition for 4th-Consecutive Year in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 12:11 PM]
ABC Family Is the Summer's #1 Cable TV Network for the 3rd Time in Last 4 Summers in Women 18-34
ABC Family further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's Saturday Afternoon Coverage of American Pharoah's 2nd Place Finish Is Most Watched Travers Stakes in 20 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[09/01/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Top 18-49 Rating in Three Years and Delivers Its #2 Most-Watched Episode Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:27 AM]
"The Whispers" Season Finale Hits 4-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Reclaim Top Spots
The Peacock easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/31/15 - 01:40 PM]
Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Series History with 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 25.

[08/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Again Tops Charts, This Time for NBC
The Peacock's coverage of Cardinals/Raiders leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NFL Preseason to Another Victory
Coverage of the Seahawks and the Chargers tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:31 AM]
Encore of "Saturday Night Live" Matches the Show's Highest Metered-Market Household Rating in 10 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[08/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Climbs to Top Spot with NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Lions at the Jaguars leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Encore of "America's Got Talent" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 28.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/15 - 11:09 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Tops His Broadcast Competition for the Late-Night Ratings Week of Aug. 17-21 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 17-21.