[02/02/10 - 10:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Scores Its Most-Watched Month with Total Viewers in Net's 30-Year History
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of January.

[via press release from Nickelodeon]


Nick also Claims Basic Cable's Top Spot with Kids, Tweens and Total Viewers for January iCarly and Big Time Rush Rank as Basic Cable's Top Two Entertainment Telecasts in January with Total Viewers

NEW YORK�Feb. 2, 2010�Nickelodeon's January performance marks the net's most-watched month among total viewers (P2+) in the network's 30-year history. Nick also claims basic cable's top spot in total day with all key demos (kids 2-11, kids 6-11, tweens 9-14 and persons 2+) for the month. According to Nielsen Media Research (12/28/09-1/31/10), Nickelodeon averaged 2.4 million total viewers (+7% over last year), a 3.8/1.3 million K2-11 (+9%), a 3.4/730,000 K6-11 (+6%) and 2.4/523,000 T9-14 (+9%) for January.

Nickelodeon's iCarly and Big Time Rush also swept basic cable among total viewers, and topped broadcast and basic cable with kids and tweens in January. The record-setting iCarly �iSaved Your Life� (Jan. 18, 8 p.m. ET/PT) and Big Time Rush premiere episode (Jan. 18, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT) scored basic cable's top two entertainment telecasts among total viewers for the month, and drew the top two kid 2-11, kid 6-11 and tween telecasts on both broadcast and basic cable in January.

For the second time this past month, the dynamic duo of iCarly and Big Time Rush delivered winning episodes, outperforming programming with total viewers on basic cable. Most recently, a brand-new iCarly, �iWas a Pageant Girl� (Jan. 29, 8-8:30 p.m. ET/PT), scored basic cable's number-one telecast overall with total viewers (5.2 million), and ranked as kids 6-11 (9.7/2.1 million), tweens 9-14 (8.6/1.9 million) and kids 2-11 (7.6/2.7 million) top telecast.

A new Big Time Rush episode, �Big Time Bad Boy� (8:30-9 p.m. ET/PT), placed second only to iCarly among all basic cable programs with kids 6-11 (8.0/1.7 million K6-11), tweens (6.5/1.4 million T9-14), kids 2-11 (6.2/2.2 million K2-11) and total viewers (3.8 million) on Friday. iCarly stands as basic cable's number-one live-action series with K2-11, and Big Time Rush is Nick's highest-rated and most-watched live-action series premiere with all key demos.

Among animated programs in January, SpongeBob SquarePants was the number-one series on television with kids and tweens, and on basic cable with total viewers, placing five out of the top 10 telecasts on all TV with K2-11 for the month. SpongeBob SquarePants has been the number-one animated show among K2-11 for the past seven consecutive years. The Penguins of Madagascar ranked second only to SpongeBob as TV's top animated show among kids 2-11 and 6-11, and with total viewers on basic cable in January.

Additionally, Nickelodeon's 24-hour preschool network, Nick Jr. boasted its highest-rated and most-watched month ever in January with kids 2-5 (3.0/310,000, +20%) and total viewers (586,000, +21%), while Nick at Nite finished the month as the top basic cable network among Women 18-49 (0.7/416,000).

Nickelodeon, now in its 30th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 15 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).

  [february 2010]  

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

most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/13/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Both series hold even with last week among adults 18-49.

[10/12/15 - 03:20 PM]
"American Horror Story: Hotel" Premiere Delivers 12.17 Million Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/12/15 - 02:47 PM]
With 14-Day Multi-Platform Viewing, The Premiere Epsiode of "Limitless" Increases to More Than 17.6 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[10/12/15 - 11:05 AM]
With Live +7-Day Playback, CBS Widens Its Premiere Week Lead Over Its Nearest Competitor to 2.5 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/12/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: Standing as Tuesday's Biggest Gainer, ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as the Top Scripted Show in Its Hour
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/12/15 - 08:44 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Continues NBC's Reign on Sundays
The Peacock stays on top with its weekly "Sunday Night Football" franchise.

[10/12/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Quantico" and "Once Upon a Time" Tie as Sunday's No. 1 Scripted Broadcast Show
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/12/15 - 08:09 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of 49ers-Giants Earns the Highest Metered-Market Household Rating for an NFL Primetime Game Versus a Major League Baseball Division Series Game Since 1997
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/12/15 - 07:23 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Highest NFL Rating in Week 5
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/11/15 - 02:03 PM]
"Blindspot" Delivers the Biggest Live + 7 Day Viewer Increase for Premiere Week
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/11/15 - 01:34 PM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Airs Most of Premiere Week's Top Playback Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/11/15 - 12:59 PM]
Premiere Week Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Scream Queens" More Than Doubles Audience; "Empire" Adds 8 Million
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/11/15 - 08:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with College Football
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/11/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" with Host Amy Schumer Is the Night's #1 Telecast on the Big 4 Networks in Both Metered-Market Households and 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/10/15 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Leads Friday with the Top Shows - "Dr. Ken" Holds Strong in Week 2
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 9.