or


[11/09/04 - 12:00 AM]
Franchise Programming Leads Cartoon Network to Double-Digit Gains Among Kids 6-11

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Franchise Programming Leads Cartoon Network to Double-Digit Gains among Kids 6-11

FRIDAYS, MIGUZI, TOONAMI All Post Growth among Target Demos

Powerhouse Trio of Original Series Provide FRIDAYS� 6:30-8 p.m. Lock on Kids and Boys 6-11

Cartoon Network�s strategy of creating �destination viewing� with key on-air franchises has proven its power once again with mostly double-digit kids� total day delivery and ratings growth across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research. FRIDAYS (6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.), MIGUZI (Monday-Thursday, 5-7 p.m.) and TOONAMI (Saturday, 7-11 p.m.) each posted significant gains with target audiences, leading the network to the following performance highlights compared to the same time periods last year:

Kids� Total Day Average (Monday-Sunday, 6 a.m.- 6 a.m., Kids� Programming)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (477,000) expanded by 21% and ratings (2.0) by 18%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (785,000) climbed by 8% and ratings (2.0) by 11%.

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (338,000) rose by 12% and ratings (1.4) by 17%.

FRIDAYS (Friday, 6:30 p.m. � 12 a.m.)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (938,000) and ratings (3.9) both grew by 5%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,296,000) improved by 2% and ratings (3.3) by 2%.

MIGUZI (Monday-Thursday, 5-7 p.m.)

- Kids 6-11 delivery (743,000) advanced by 27% and ratings (3.1) by 24%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,138,000) increased by 31% and ratings (2.9) by 32%.

- Girls 6-11 delivery surged by 83% and ratings by 75%.

TOONAMI (Saturday, 7-11 p.m.)

- Tweens 9-14 delivery (573,000) jumped by 7% and ratings (2.3) by 5%.

Standouts among Cartoon Network�s individual series include three originals that led off the FRIDAYS five-and-a-half hour programming block. Highlights of their delivery and ratings performances include the following:

Codename: Kids Next Door (Friday, 6:30 p.m.)

- Telecast ranked #1 in its time period on basic cable among kids 6-11, kids 2-11, boys 6-11 and boys 2-11.

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,002,000) rose by 6% and ratings (4.1) by 2%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,370,000) and ratings (3.5) both climbed by 17%.

Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends (Friday, 7 p.m.)

- Telecast ranked #1 in its time period on basic cable among kids 6-11, boys 6-11 and boys 2-11.

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,003,000) increased by 12% and ratings (4.1) by 11%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,314,000) and ratings (3.3) both improved by 18%.

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (Friday, 7:30 p.m.)

- Telecast ranked #1 in its time period on basic cable among boys 6-11 and boys 2-11.

- Kids 6-11 delivery (970,000) jumped by 9% and ratings (4.0) by 8%.

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,296,000) advanced by 8% and ratings (3.3) by 6%.

Cartoon Network, currently seen in 87.1 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s 24-hour, ad-supported cable service offering the best in animated entertainment.

RATING PERIOD: 11/1/04 � 11/7/04

SOURCE: Turner Entertainment Research from Nielsen Media Research data. These television ratings data are reproduced here with permission from Nielsen Media Research. Reproduction of these data in volume, without permission from Nielsen Media Research, is prohibited.

NOTES: All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 108,400,000 homes.





  [november 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[03/05/21 - 02:00 PM]
discovery+ True Crime Highlights - Weeks of March 15 and March 22
Highlights include the new specials "Who Killed My Son?" and "The Beatrice Six: Keith Morrison Investigates."

[03/05/21 - 12:15 PM]
Sci-Fi Adventure "Elliott from Earth" Makes Its Landing Monday, March 29 on Cartoon Network
The series will premiere Monday, March 29 with a two-week premiere event on Cartoon Network.

[03/05/21 - 11:00 AM]
IMDb TV Sets April 2 Premiere for "Moment of Truth," The Never-Before-Seen Story Behind the Tragic Murder of James Jordan
The series tells the never-before-seen story behind the murder of beloved husband and father, James Jordan, as well as the history of social injustice in Robeson County, North Carolina, where two teenagers, Larry Demery and Daniel Green, were charged and convicted of the crime.

[03/05/21 - 10:17 AM]
"Supergirl" Returns to The CW Schedule This Spring, Kicking Off Its Final Season Starting Tuesday, March 30
The recently renewed freshman hit "Superman & Lois" will go on a brief hiatus from The CW schedule due to a COVID-related production interruption earlier this season.

[03/05/21 - 10:06 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Young Sheldon" Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye's comedy helps lead a competitive evening in both categories.

[03/05/21 - 10:00 AM]
Amazon Studios, Amblin Television, Film 45 and Tripod Media Take Off for Mars Exploration Documentary "Good Night Oppy"
With the support of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Industrial Light & Magic, the film tells the inspirational true story of Opportunity, a Mars Exploration Rover, and the bond forged between the robot and the humans that created her.

[03/05/21 - 09:43 AM]
Cliff Crooks Puts Struggling Chefs Through Their Paces in Food Network's New Series "Chef Boot Camp"
Look for the series to premiere on Thursday, April 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/05/21 - 09:37 AM]
VH1's Black Ink Crew Franchise Expands with New Specials Featuring the Casts of New York, Chicago and Compton
Look for "Black Ink Crew: Secrets Unlocked" on Monday, March 15 and 22; followed by "Black Ink Crew: Confessions" on Monday, March 29.

[03/05/21 - 09:25 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals Kids & Family Debuts Official Trailer for "Super Sema" Voiced by Academy Award-Winning Actress and Author Lupita Nyong'o
Episodes 1 through 8 of this free-to-stream series are available Monday, March 8.

[03/05/21 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max Brings Beloved Children's Book "The Runaway Bunny" to Life with the Talents of Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelly Rowland, Rosanne Cash, Rufus Wainwright, Ziggy Marley and Mariah Carey
Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelly Rowland, Rosanne Cash, Rufus Wainwright, Ziggy Marley and Mariah Carey are among the featured talent.

[03/05/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Renews "Dear..." for Second Season with New Installments Spotlighting Viola Davis, Selena Gomez, Jane Fonda, Ava DuVernay, Billy Porter, Sandra Oh and More
Set to debut globally on Apple TV+ later this year, the second season will debut 10 new installments, with each episode spotlighting and profiling internationally recognized leaders.

[03/05/21 - 08:18 AM]
Lifetime Inspires and Entertains This April with Five New Movie Premieres, Beginning Easter Weekend
Newly announced movies include "Color of Love" and "Beware of the Midwife."

[03/05/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Meet the Experts Joining "America's Most Wanted," Premiering Monday, March 15 on FOX
Paul Holes and Yodit Tewolde will join the previously announced host Elizabeth Vargas.

[03/05/21 - 06:04 AM]
FX's "Pose" Sets Premiere for Third and Final Season
"We got to tell the exact story we wanted, as we wanted to tell it, and I'm incredibly honored and grateful," said Ryan Murphy.

[03/05/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" (Season 3) - Official Trailer - Netflix
During a shortened 2020 season, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo and other top drivers pursue checkered flags as COVID-19 turns the world upside down.