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
[12/08/16 - 10:07 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Tops "Empire" in Viewers for the First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 7.

[12/08/16 - 09:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hairspray Live!" Sparks NBC to Victory
The Peacock leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/08/16 - 06:18 AM]
"Hairspray Live!" Delivers NBC's Best In-Season Wednesday Average in Four Years, Excluding Olympics, in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 7.

[12/07/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Race with "This Is Us"
The Peacock's new drama paves the way for an adults 18-49 victory.

[12/07/16 - 08:04 AM]
"VH1 Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night" Scores Nearly Two Million Total Viewers
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, December 5.

[12/06/16 - 03:13 PM]
#DCWeek Gives The CW Its Most Watched Week in Six Years
The CW spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/16 - 01:04 PM]
FOX Sports Scores with College Football Conference Championship Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/16 - 10:55 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Leads Cable Ratings for Sixth Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/16 - 09:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
CBS takes a close second among adults 18-49, powered by "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show."

[12/06/16 - 08:42 AM]
Investigation Discovery Earns Strong Double Digit Growth in November
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/05/16 - 05:29 PM]
For the First Time, "This Is Us" Beats "Empire" in L+3 18-49 Ratings for the Primetime Week
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30.

[12/05/16 - 03:28 PM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Season Finale Ranks as #1 Cable Telecast for Women Wednesday Night Delivering 2.76 Million Total Viewers
OWN further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[12/05/16 - 12:22 PM]
Season Finale of Freeform's "Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?" Soars to 5-Week Highs Across Key Target Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[12/05/16 - 09:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Posts Another NBC Win
The Peacock easily tops the night in adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[12/04/16 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off ABC in College Football Showdown
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.