or


[10/04/11 - 11:25 AM]
TBS's Coverage of the Major League Baseball Postseason Score Several Strong Rankings for the Network This Past Weekend
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[via press release from Turner]

TBS

TBS's coverage of the Major League Baseball Postseason helped score several strong rankings for the network this past weekend. Friday night, TBS ranked as television's #1 network in primetime with men 18-49 and as a Top 5 network with adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and men 18-34. In Saturday primetime, TBS ranked among television's Top 5 networks with total viewers and key adult and male demos. And on Sunday, TBS was among television's Top 5 networks in primetime delivery of viewers, men 18-34 and men 18-49.

As of today, the MLB Postseason on TBS and TNT will feature at least three League Division Series Game 4 match-ups, with Texas Rangers @ Tampa Bay Rays, New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies @ St. Louis Cardinals all headed to fourth games to determine the winner of their respective series.

Last night, TBS delivered a 4.8 metered-market rating for the network's exclusive coverage of American League Division Series Game 3 between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers, up 30% over Yankees/Twins Game 3 in 2010.

TBS's CONAN is on a roll with its third consecutive week of audience growth. Last week, the Emmy(R)-nominated series averaged 756,000 viewers (+5% over the previous week). Demo growth was especially strong, with a remarkable 27% jump among adults 18-34 (320,000) and an 11% boost with adults 18-49 (516,000). In time-shifted viewing, CONAN grew its audience for the week of Sept. 12 by 15% in total viewers for a final Live + 7 tally of 799,000. Adults 18-34 grew by 21% to 395,000, and adults 18-49 grew by 18% to 566,000.

Adult Swim

Adult Swim's newest original series NTSF:SD:SUV:: (Thursday, 12:15 a.m.) scored mostly double-digit delivery gains vs. the same time period last year among targeted demos: adults 18-34 (476,000) grew by 11%, adults 18-49 (718,000) grew by 28%, men 18-34 (317,000) grew by 29% and men 18-49 (465,000) grew by 43%. Additionally, the series premiere of CHINA, IL (Sunday, 12 a.m.) posted solid delivery growth among men 18-34 (300,000/ up 6%) and men 18-24 (184,000/ up 15%).

Over the first week of October 2011, Adult Swim once more claimed the #1 network ranking for Total Day Delivery among adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34 and men 18-24 (#2 among adults and men 18-49, behind ESPN). Achieving significant delivery growth across all targeted demos vs. the same week last year, adults 18-34 (593,000) increased by 9%, adults 18-24 (326,000) increased by 12%, men 18-34 (358,000) increased by 7% and men 18-24 (205,000) increased by 12%. Adults 18-49 delivery (760,000) also grew by 6% and men 18-49 (449,000) by 3%.

Adult Swim programming - including FAMILY GUY, ROBOT CHICKEN, AMERICAN DAD and Aqua Teen Hunger Force - accounted for 26 of the top 50 telecasts for the week on basic cable among adults 18-34, and 25 of the top 50 among men 18-34, both more than any other network.

Cartoon Network

For the first week of October 2011, Cartoon Network's Monday and Tuesday nights (7-9 p.m.) both ranked #1 on all television among boys - 2-11, 6-11 and 9-14. Monday also ranked #1 among kids 9-14. Both nights achieved solid delivery growth among all kids and boys demos. Tuesday night, in particular, earned double-digit gains (28% - 43%) across the board vs. the same time period last year: kids 6-11 average delivery (500,000) increased by 33%, kids 2-11 (714,000) increased by 31%, kids 9-14 (373,000) increased by 36%, boys 6-11 (399,000) increased by 28%, boys 2-11 (549,000) increased by 33%, and boys 9-14 (316,000) increased by 43%.

Among individual series, ADVENTURE TIME (Monday, 8 p.m.) was the #1 telecast of the day among kids 6-11 and 9-14, and ranked #1 in its time period among all kids and boys demos. THE LOONEY TUNES SHOW (Tuesday, 8 p.m.) was #1 in its time period among all boys demos, and earned double- and triple-digit increases vs. the same 2010 time period across the board. And THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.) was the #1 telecast of the day among boys 6-11 and 9-14, and ranked #1 in its time period among all boy demos - it, too, earned double- and triple-digit growth across all demos.

On Friday night, the animated action-adventure series BEN 10: ULTIMATE ALIEN (7:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period among boys 9-14, and earned significant growth (2% - 21%) across all kids and boys demos. STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS (8:30 p.m.) also achieved delivery increases among kids 9-14, boys 2-11 and boys 9-14 vs. the 2010 time period.

TNT

TNT's blockbuster series The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles finished their summer seasons with continued success in time-shifted viewing. According to final Live + 7 data, the summer finale of The Closer chalked up 8.5 million viewers, with 2.3 million adults 18-49 and 2.9 million adults 25-54. The summer finale of Rizzoli & Isles scored 8.3 million viewers, with more than 2.4 million adults 18-49 and 3.1 million adults 25-54.

Rizzoli & Isles and The Closer, basic cable's top two dramas of all time, are chalking up solid growth over last season. For the first leg of its seventh and final season, The Closer averaged 8.7 million viewers in Live + 7 (+2% vs. last season), with 2.4 million adults 18-49 (+6%) and 3.2 million adults 25-54 (+3%).

In its second season, Rizzoli & Isles continued its reign as basic cable's #1 drama, with 8.9 million viewers in Live + 7 (+2% vs. last season). Rizzoli & Isles also averaged 2.5 million adults 18-49 and 3.3 million adults 25-54. Rizzoli & Isles and The Closer will return this winter, with new episodes beginning Monday, Nov. 28.

truTV

Last week, truTV ranked among basic cable's Top 10 entertainment networks in delivery of two key demos: men 18-34 and men 18-49. The network continues to score growth among the younger set, with adults 18-34 up 10% and men 18-34 up a remarkable 18%, compared to the same week last year.

truTV's breakout hit Hardcore Pawn blasted to the top of the charts as basic cable's #1 program in the Tuesday 9 p.m. timeslot with adults 18-49 (1.1 million) and landed among cable's Top 5 shows for the time period with viewers (2.1 million), adults 18-34 (600,000) and key male demos.

Lizard Lick Towing drew 1.4 million viewers Monday at 9:30 p.m., ranking among cable's Top 5 entertainment programs in its timeslot with adults 18-49 and key male demos.

Drawing 1.5 million viewers Wednesday at 9:30 p.m., Operation Repo ranked among basic cable's Top 5 entertainment programs in its timeslot with adults 18-49 and men 18-34.

Acquired hit Wipeout continued to make a splash last week, with the Friday 8 p.m. episode averaging 1.3 million viewers and ranking among cable's Top 5 programs in the timeslot with key adult demos.





  [october 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· ADVENTURE TIME WITH FINN AND JAKE (CARTOON)
· AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL, THE (CARTOON)
· AMERICAN DAD (FOX)
· AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE (ADULT SWIM)
· BEN 10: ULTIMATE ALIEN (CARTOON)
· CHINA, IL (ADULT SWIM)
· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· HARDCORE PAWN (TRUTV)
· LIZARD LICK TOWING (TRUTV)
· LOONEY TUNES SHOW, THE (CARTOON)
· NTSF:SD:SUV:: (ADULT SWIM)
· OPERATION REPO (TRUTV)
· RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT)
· ROBOT CHICKEN (ADULT SWIM)
· STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS (NETFLIX)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/20/14 - 08:39 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock once again leads the night among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/19/14 - 02:19 PM]
Summer Finales of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" and "The Fosters" Garner Multi-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/19/14 - 02:01 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Returns as the #1 Program in Cable on Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/19/14 - 11:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues to Rank as Television's #1 Network for Early Delivery Among Targeted Boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 11:47 AM]
U.S. Record 3.3 Million Tune in to NBC Sports Group's Opening Weekend of Premier League Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17.

[08/19/14 - 11:33 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Prime and Total Day in Total Viewers and Across Major Youth Kid 2-11, Kid 6-11 and Tween 9-14 Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 11:31 AM]
TNT's "Legends" Climbs to 8 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TNT spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 10:57 AM]
Discovery Channel Earns Its Highest-Rated "Shark Week" Ever in Its 27 Year History
Discovery spins the numbers for its annual summer stunt.

[08/19/14 - 08:46 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/19/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #1 Syndie Talk Show for the 3rd Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of August 4-8.

[08/19/14 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef" Tops Demos as FOX, NBC Split 18-49 Crown
NBC's top draw is a new two-hour installment of "American Ninja Warrior."

[08/18/14 - 03:06 PM]
Disney Channel Original Movie "How to Build a Better Boy" Attracts 4.6 Million Total Viewers and Over 1 Million Views on Popular WATCH Disney Channel App
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/18/14 - 10:22 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Reaches 1st Anniversary as Prime Time's Fastest Growing Sports Channel
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the year to date.

[08/18/14 - 09:21 AM]
"Big Brother" Delivers Its Largest Audience of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 17.