or


[04/30/14 - 12:27 PM]
"Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" Is Comedy Central's Most-Watched Stand-Up Special Since April 2013
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Sunday, April 27.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"JIM GAFFIGAN: OBSESSED" IS COMEDY CENTRAL'S MOST-WATCHED STAND-UP SPECIAL SINCE APRIL 2013

"Obsessed" was the #1 Entertainment Program with Men 18-34 across all TV in its Timeslot

Comedy Central will encore "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" on Thursday at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 - 1.1 million total viewers tuned in to the premiere of "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" (April 27, 10:00 p.m.), making it the most-watched stand-up special of 2014 for Comedy Central. The #1 brand in comedy is currently in the midst of its annual Stand-Up Month which has featured one-hour premieres from Hannibal Buress, Patton Oswalt, Dave Attell and Tracy Morgan and will conclude this Sunday, May 4 at 10:00 p.m. with the premiere of "David Spade: My Fake Problems."

In addition to the 1.1 million total viewers, "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" scored a 0.85 P18-49 rating (up +57% year-to-date stand-up premiere average) and a 1.58 Men 18-34 rating (+60% vs. YTD stand-up average). Both marks were the highest ratings in those demos for a stand-up premiere since April 2013 ("Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy"). "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" registered a 1.45 Men 18-24 rating which was up +37% from the YTD stand-up average.

"Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" was the #1 entertainment program with Men 18-34 across all TV in its timeslot (NBA Playoffs was the top overall program).

Comedy Central will encore "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" on Thursday at 9:00 p.m. The special is currently available to stream, uncensored, on the Comedy Central App and an extended and uncensored edition is available for download on CC: Stand-Up Direct and other digital platforms.

An extended and uncensored edition is also available on CD, vinyl and as a digital album, which can be downloaded via iTunes, Amazon MP3, and other major retailers.

Filmed in front of a live audience at The Wilbur Theater in Boston, Gaffigan's obsession with all things food comes to fruition as he tackles a cornucopia of new food topics from fruit to seafood to donuts. Never without wry social commentary, Gaffigan digs deep into other obsessions as well, from underwear to weddings to not wanting to smell.

"Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" was executive produced by Gaffigan, Jeannie Noth Gaffigan, Alex Murray, and Brian Volk-Weiss.

Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including recent one-hour specials from Daniel Tosh, Kevin Hart, Jeff Dunham, Gabriel Iglesias, DL Hughley, Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, John Mulaney, Al Madrigal, Demetri Martin, Pete Holmes, Bill Cosby, Jeff Ross, Nick Kroll, Patton Oswalt and more.

In addition to its specials, Comedy Central stand-up series include "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show," "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," "Mash Up," "The Half Hour," "Adam Devine's House Party" and "Comedy Underground with Dave Attell."

For clips, trailers, and other behind-the-scenes content visit www.cc.com/stand-up or the CC: Stand-Up Facebook page, download the CC: Stand-Up App for iOS devices and Xbox Live, follow @ccstandup on Twitter and listen to Comedy Central Radio, exclusively on SiriusXM.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live +SD





  [april 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/21/17 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Continues Its Demo Reign
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/20/17 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Night in Demos
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49 with a modest 0.9 average rating.

[02/19/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Race in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49
The Peacock's "SNL Vintage" tops the night in the key demographic.

[02/18/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Both Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" leads the night in each category.

[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Is #1 in Late Night Among Young Adults in 2017
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[02/16/17 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges Competition in Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Demo Reign
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/14/17 - 09:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network's mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/17 - 01:49 PM]
"Legion" Powers Premiere Ratings - 4.37 Million Total Viewers from the Premiere Telecast and Two Encore Telecasts
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/13/17 - 12:47 PM]
E! Delivers Significant Year on Year Growth for "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2017 Grammy Awards"
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/17 - 10:16 AM]
"The 59th Annual Grammy Awards" Delivers 26.05 Million Viewers, Largest Audience Since 2014
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/17 - 09:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammys Deliver Big Win for CBS
The Eye's coverage is on par with last year's Monday telecast among adults 18-49.

[02/12/17 - 02:03 PM]
Golden State-Oklahoma City on ABC Delivers Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Regular-Season Game Since 2013
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 11.