�SUPERNATURAL� IMPROVES IN ITS SECOND WEEK
Burbank, CA September 20, 2005
�SUPERNATURAL� BUILDS ON ITS AUDIENCE WEEK-TO-WEEK AMONG WOMEN 12-34 AND MAINTAINS 96% OF ITS DEBUT AUDIENCE IN PERSONS 12-34
NEW DRAMA SCORES +61% WEEK TO WEEK GAINS AMONG TRENDSETTING FEMALE TEENS OVER ITS DEBUT
�SUPERNATURAL� ACHIEVES YEAR-TO-YEAR TIME PERIOD GROWTH OVER HIT SERIES �ONE TREE HILL� IN TOTAL VIEWERS (5 MILLION) AND ADULTS 18-49
�GILMORE GIRLS� WINS ITS TIME PERIOD IN WOMEN 12-34 AND RANKS #2 IN ADULTS 18-34, PERSONS 12-34 AND WOMEN 18-34
The WB's SUPERNATURAL, from Warner Bros, Television showed week-to-week gains in some key demos and impressive overall retention off of its highly promoted launch one week ago. Among women 12-34, the spooky drama improved week to week (2.9 vs. 2.8) and among the trend-setting female teen demo, SUPERNATURAL achieved a 3.7/13, which was a 61% improvement over its debut performance. Historically, female teens are the first audience to discover a new hit series on The WB, so the network is very encouraged by the big week-to-week gains due to strong word of mouth.
SUPERNATURAL, which attracted 5 million viewers, retained a healthy 88% of its premiere's total audience. SUPERNATURAL maintained 96% of its debut audience in persons 12-34 (2.4/7), 90% of its women 18-34 audience (2.7/7) and 93% of its women 18-49 viewers (2.7/6), while improving 30% in total teens.
SUPERNATURAL also held onto almost 90% of its GILMORE GIRLS lead-in among persons 12-34 (86%), adults 18-49 (88%), teens (90%) and total viewers (87%).
SUPERNATURAL improved its time period¿s rating over the parallel week last season when it was occupied by hit series �One Tree Hill.&rddquo; SUPERNATURAL scored growth over �One Tree Hill� in adults 18-49 (2.2/5), +90% in men 18-34 (1.9/6), +70% in men 18-49 (1.7/4), +64% in men 12-34 and in total viewers (5 million).
GILMORE GIRLS, also from Warner Bros. Television, was #1, winning its time period among women 12-34 (4.2/13) and was #2 in adults 18-34 (2.8/9), persons 12-34 (2.8/9) and women 18-34 (4.0/12). GILMORE GIRLS held onto 90% of its opening week audience in adults 18-34 (2.8/9), persons 12-34 (2.8/9), 89% of its 18-49 viewers (2.5/7) and 93% of its total viewers (5.8 million).