or


[08/16/11 - 10:49 AM]
Basic Cable's Top Two Scripted Series - "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" - Continue TNT's Tremendous Success Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 8-14.

[via press release from Turner]

TNT

TNT's summer originals continued their tremendous success last week, led by basic cable's top two scripted series: The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles. Last Monday's episode of The Closer scored 8.1 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery, with 2.2 million adults 18-49 and 2.9 million adults 25-54. Rizzoli & Isles built on that success with 8.5 million viewers, 2.4 million adults 18-49 and 3.1 million adults 25-54 in Live + 3.

TNT's summer originals continue to deliver significant growth in time-shifted viewing. The July 25 episode of The Closer scored 8.1 million viewers in Live + 7, while the same night's episode of Rizzoli & Isles grew to more than 8.6 million viewers. Meanwhile, the July 31 episode of Leverage rose to 4.8 million viewers in Live + 7, and the Aug. 7 season finale of Falling Skies has grown to 7 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery.

In other ratings news, last Tuesday's episode of Memphis Beat wrangled 4.2 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery, including 1.1 million adults 18-49 and 1.4 million adults 25-54. HawthoRNe followed with 3 million viewers in Live + 3, including 1 million adults 18-49 and 1.3 million adults 25-54.

Adult Swim

Adult Swim's original series Childrens Hospital (Thursday, 12 a.m.) ranked #1 last week in its time period among adults 18-34.

Adult Swim overall ranked #1 for Total Day Delivery of adults 18-34 and 18-49, and men 18-34 and 18-49. Earning respectable growth across its targeted demos vs. the same time period last year, adults 18-34 average delivery (524,000) grew by 6%, men 18-34 (303,000) by 4%, adults 18-49 (728,000) by 7% and men 18-49 (402,000) by 2%.

Adult Swim programming accounted for 22 of the top 50 telecasts for the week on basic cable among adults 18-34, and 27 of the top 50 among men 18-34 - both more than any other network.

Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network earned solid delivery gains - ranging between 6% and 27% - across the second week of August 2011, both in Early Evening (7-9 p.m.) and Total Day (6 a.m.-9 p.m.) performance. Compared to the same time period last year, average kids 6-11 evening delivery (585,000) grew by 24%, kids 2-11 (802,000) by 6% and kids 9-14 (422,000) by 27%. Similarly, total day kids 6-11 (470,000) grew by 15% and kids 9-14 (337,000) by 27%.

Monday night (7-9 p.m.) continued its streak as TV's #1 channel destination for boys 6-11, 2-11 and 9-14, earning mostly double-digit gains vs. last year across kids and boy demos, ranging between 8% and 42%. Animated comedy series The Amazing World of Gumball (7:30 p.m.), Adventure Time (8 p.m.), Regular Show (8:15 p.m.) and MAD (8:30 & 8:45 p.m.) each ranked #1 in their respective timeslots among all key boy demos, scoring mostly double-digit gains among kids and boys. Johnny Test also ranked #1 at 7 p.m. among all boy demos.

Tuesday night (7-9 p.m.) also posted double-digit delivery gains across the board (kids and boys demos), ranging between 24% and 57%. The biggest winners among the line-up include The Looney Tunes Show (8 p.m.), with delivery gains ranging between 31% and 66%, and The Amazing World of Gumball (8:30 p.m.), with delivery gains between 32% and 72%, each vs. the same time period last years.

Friday night's presentation of the newest animated series ThunderCats (8:30 p.m.) generated solid delivery gains across both kids and boys vs. the same time period last year: kids 6-11 delivery (524,000) grew by 39%, kids 2-11 (778,000) by 22%, kids 9-14 (330,000) by 7%, boys 6-11 (391,000) 21% and boys 2-11 (513,000) by 9%.

truTV

truTV's newest hit, South Beach Tow, drew 1.4 million viewers Wednesday night and scored its best delivery of adults 18-49 (845,000) to date, beating the show's July 20 premiere by 10% in the demo. The show's delivery of men 18-49 (451,000) outperformed the series premiere by 3%. South Beach Tow ranked among cable's Top 5 programs in its timeslot with adults 18-49.

Hardcore Pawn scored big again on Tuesday night, averaging more than 1.5 million viewers in the 9-10 p.m. hour and garnering outstanding time-period growth across the board. Storage Hunters followed with 1.1 million viewers and double-digit time-period growth among adults 18-34 and men 18-34.

Long-running hit Operation Repo continues to deliver the goods, averaging 1.5 million viewers and ranking among cable's Top 5 programs in its Wednesday 9 p.m. timeslot with adults 18-34, adults 18-49, men 18-34 and men 18-49.

World's Dumbest... snared 1.1 million viewers Thursday at 9 p.m. and garnered Top 5 cable rankings for its timeslot with adults 18-49 and men 18-49.

TBS

TBS's Emmy(R)-nominated late-night series CONAN scored solid growth in Live + Same Day delivery last week, with 761,000 viewers (+8% vs. the prior week); 383,000 adults 18-34 (+10%) and 563,000 adults 18-49 (+2%). Meanwhile, time-shifted viewing lifted CONAN's audience for the week of July 25 to 864,000 viewers; 458,000 adults 18-34; and 657,000 adults 18-49 in Live + 7.





  [august 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· ADVENTURE TIME (HBO MAX)
· AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL, THE (CARTOON)
· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· FALLING SKIES (TNT)
· HARDCORE PAWN (TRUTV)
· HAWTHORNE (TNT)
· JOHNNY TEST (CARTOON)
· LEVERAGE (TNT)
· LOONEY TUNES SHOW, THE (CARTOON)
· MAD (CARTOON)
· MEMPHIS BEAT (TNT)
· OPERATION REPO (TRUTV)
· REGULAR SHOW (CARTOON)
· RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT)
· SOUTH BEACH TOW (TRUTV)
· STORAGE HUNTERS (TRUTV)
· THUNDERCATS (CARTOON)
· TRUTV PRESENTS: WORLD'S DUMBEST… (TRUTV)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.

[02/09/21 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"9-1-1" and "The Bachelor" lead their respective networks to victory.