or


[01/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Beauty and the Geek Continues to Build on Its Success, Coming Back Stronger Than Ever

[via press release from The WB]

�BEAUTY AND THE GEEK� CONTINUES TO BUILD ON ITS SUCCESS, COMING BACK STRONGER THAN EVER

Burbank, CA January 20, 2006

REALITY HIT IMPROVES OVER ITS SECOND SUMMER EPISODE BY +25% IN PERSONS 12-34, +10% IN ADULTS 18-34 AND +67% IN TEENS

�GEEK� ACHIEVES SECOND-HIGHEST TIME PERIOD RATINGS OF THE SEASON FOR THE WB

�SMALLVILLE� WINS ITS TIME PERIOD AMONG MEN 12-34 AND IS #2 IN MEN 18-34, WHILE IMPROVING ITS TIME PERIOD COMPARED TO THE PARALLEL WEEK LAST YEAR +25% IN PERSONS 12-34, +33% IN ADULTS 18-34 AND +40% IN ADULTS 18-49

The WB's reality hit BEAUTY AND THE GEEK is continuing to build on its successful summer run. BEAUTY AND THE GEEK'S second episode from its second season improved on its second episode of the summer in several key demos including by +25% in persons 12-34 (2.5/7), +10% in adults 18-34 (2.3/6), +11% in adults 18-49 (2.0/5), +67% in teens and +12% in total viewers (4.2 million).

BEAUTY AND THE GEEK, a social experiment from the minds of Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, also has been a boon to The WB's Thursday 9:00-10:00 p.m. time period, giving the network its second-highest ratings this season, which set several network historic records - behind only its premiere last week - in all 12-34, 18-34 and 18-49 demos.

BEAUTY AND THE GEEK retained its entire SMALLVILLE lead-in in persons 12-34 and came within a tenth of a ratings point of The WB's highest-rated show in adults 18-34 and adults 18-49, while building on its lead-in in teens and all female demos.

SMALLVILLE, one of the season's greatest success story, won its time period, placing #1 in men 12-34 (2.8/9) and was #2 in men 18-34 (2.5/8). SMALLVILLE also improved its time period compared to the parallel week last season +25% in persons 12-34 (2.5/8), +33% in adults 18-34 (2.4/7), +40% in adults 18-49 (2.1/6) and +30% in total viewers (4.9 million).

For the night The WB placed #2 in men 12-34 (2.6/8) and improved compared to the parallel week last year in many demos, including +33% in adults 18-34 (2.4/7).





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)





[06/19/19 - 08:25 AM]
HGTV Signs Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Host of 10 New Episodes of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
"I was so inspired by the original series and now I can't wait to help families as the new host of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,'" said Ferguson.

[06/19/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Songland" Rises in Latest NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/19/19 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" for Second Season - Premieres July 19 at 11pm ET/PT
The series promises to deliver a robust collection of the best comics in the country - season one featured 85 comedians throughout seven episodes, and season two aims to showcase even more.

[06/19/19 - 06:39 AM]
MTV's "Ex on the Beach" Premieres Tuesday, July 16 at 9PM ET/PT
Hosted by Romeo, the series brings 10 celeb-reality singles to Malibu in the hopes of getting a fresh start at love... with a twist.

[06/19/19 - 06:07 AM]
Video: "Dear White People" - Vol. 3 - Date Announcement - Netflix
The critically-acclaimed comedy is back Friday, August 2, only on Netflix.

[06/19/19 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Elite" - Season 2 - Month Announcement - Netflix
The Spanish drama will return this September on the streaming service.

[06/19/19 - 03:08 AM]
Talia Parkinson-Jones Joins "Tamron Hall" as Co-Executive Producer and Syndicated Daytime Talk Show Also Names Andrew Scher as Supervising Producer
Set to broadcast from New York City featuring a dynamic mix of live and taped shows, "Tamron Hall" will premiere across the country in national syndication on Monday, September 9.

[06/18/19 - 02:00 PM]
"Don't" Count Yourself Out! ABC Now Casting for New Game Show from Banijay Studios North America and Executive Producer Ryan Reynolds
"Don't" is offering you the opportunity to team up with your brothers, sisters, moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, uncles, aunts, cousins, in-laws, neighbors, co-workers or friends for the chance to win a big cash prize.

[06/18/19 - 11:59 AM]
truTV Dials Up a Second Season of Top-Rated Scripted Comedy "Tacoma FD"
The 13-episode second season order will go in to pre-production later this year and is slated for release in 2020.

[06/18/19 - 11:49 AM]
Ready for Another Round of "Growing Up Chrisley?" Chase & Savannah Are Back in LA on August 6
USA Network broke said news via social media this morning.

[06/18/19 - 11:24 AM]
Original Summer Drama "Pandora" to Now Premiere Tuesday, July 16
The sci-fi action series was originally scheduled to premiere the week prior, Tuesday, July 9 on The CW.

[06/18/19 - 11:17 AM]
Eliza Clark Joins the FX Drama Series "Y" as Showrunner
Diane Lane stars in "Y," leading an ensemble cast featuring Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield with Marin Ireland and Amber Tamblyn.

[06/18/19 - 11:07 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Explores the Wild World of Man's Best Friend in "Amazing Dogs"
The three-part series premieres Sunday, July 28 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[06/18/19 - 11:04 AM]
Video: "Chasing the Cure" Presents Saved by a Stranger - Tarek El Moussa's Story
From Lionsgate Television, the linear broadcast will now premiere live on Thursday, August 8 at 9:00/8:00c on TNT and TBS.

[06/18/19 - 10:52 AM]
Emmy Nominee Michelle Forbes Among New "Treadstone" Cast
The series, produced by UCP and Ben Smith, a producer of the Bourne franchise, is currently in production in Budapest.