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[09/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB New Thursday Strategy Clicks as "Smallville" and "Everwood" Deliver 120% Year-To-Year Gains in Adults 18-34

[via press release from The WB]

THE WB NEW THURSDAY STRATEGY CLICKS AS �SMALLVILLE� AND �EVERWOOD� DELIVER 120% YEAR-TO-YEAR GAINS IN ADULTS 18-34

Burbank, CA September 30, 2005

THE WB NEW THURSDAY STRATEGY CLICKS AS �SMALLVILLE� AND �EVERWOOD� DELIVER 120% YEAR-TO-YEAR GAINS IN ADULTS 18-34

�SMALLVILLE� WINS ITS TIME PERIOD, PLACING #1 AMONG MEN 18-34 AND MEN 12-34

�SMALLVILLE� SCORES ALL-TIME TIME THURSDAY RECORD FOR THE WB AMONG MEN 18-34, MEN 18-49 AND MEN 12-34 AND SETS A NEW NETWORK TIME PERIOD RECORD IN ADULTS 18-34, ADULTS 18-49. PERSONS 12-34 AND TOTAL VIEWERS (5.9 MILLION)

�EVERWOOD� ACHIEVES TREMENDOUS YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH OVER IN THE TIME PERIOD, INCLUDING +63% IN ADULTS 18-34 AND +200% IN MEN 18-34

The WB's aggressive Thursday strategy of placing two of its signature series on one of television's toughest nights paid early dividends as SMALLVILLE and EVERWOOD delivered +120% year-to-year gains in adults 18-34 (2.2/6). The network also scored +82% gains in adults 18-49 (2.0/5), +110% in persons 12-34 (2.1/7) and +85% in total viewers (4.7 million).

The premiere of SMALLVILLE, from Tollin-Robbins Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, soared to #1 RANKS, WINNING ITS TIME PERIOD among men 18-34 (3.5/12) and men 12-34 (3.3/11) and was #2 among men 18-49 (2.9/9). It was the first time in the history of The WB that the network earned a #1 rank in an adult demographic against major broadcast competition on a Thursday as it toppled everything else on television, including Survivor.

The super series scored THE WB THURSDAY'S HIGHEST RATINGS EVER in men 18-34, men 12-34 and men 18-49, and delivered NEW ALL-TIME TIME PERIOD RECORDS FOR THE WB in total viewers (5.9 million), adults 18-34 (3.1/9), persons 12-34 (3.0/9) and adults 18-49 (2.6/7). In the time period, SMALLVILLE easily outdistanced the premiere of Alias across the 18-34 and 12-34 demos, as well as in adults 18-49 and men 18-49, and the show also defeated the second week of Everybody Hates Chris in adults 18-34, adults 18-49, persons 12-34, men 18-34, men 18-49 and men 12-34. SMALLVILLE posted triple-digit growth over last year's fall premieres in the time period including a gain of +138% in adults 18-34 and +131% in persons 12-34.

EVERWOOD, from Warner Bros. Television, improved the time period dramatically versus the parallel night a year ago. The show posted TRIPLE-DIGIT GROWTH in male demos, men 18-34 (+200%), men 18-49 (+150%) and men 12-34 (+100%) while gaining +63% in adults 18-34 (1.3/3), +33% in women 18-34 (1.6/4), +44% in persons 12-34 (1.3/4), +33% in women 12-34 (1.6/4) and +31% in women 18-49 (1.7/4).

EVERWOOD defeated the debut of Night Stalker on ABC in women 18-34 and women 12-34, and tied it in female teens.

The two quality dramas combined to equal the best Thursday night rating ever for The WB among men 18-49 (1.9/5) and scored its highest total viewer number (4.7 million) since October 2001. The WB Thursday also delivered its best ratings since January 2003 in adults 18-34 (2.2/6), men 18-34 (2.2/7) and all 18-49 demos � adults (2.0/5), women (2.0/5) and men (1.9/5).





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· ALIAS (ABC)
· EVERWOOD (WB)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· NIGHT STALKER (ABC)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)











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