[12/12/06 - 03:55 PM]
Re-Animated Premieres as Cartoon Network's Top-Rated Original Movie in Network History
Movie also ranked as the #1 program in its time period with kids among all ad-supported basic cable networks.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Re-Animated Premieres as Cartoon Network�s Top-Rated Original Movie in Network History

First-Ever Live-Action/Animation Venture Charts Impressive Double-Digit Gains Across Targeted Kids 6-11, 2-11;

Also Ranks as the #1 program in its Time Period with Kids Among All Ad-Supported Basic Cable

ATLANTA -- Following its record-setting Thanksgiving Day performance, Cartoon Network premiered its first-ever original live-action and animation movie, Re-Animated (Friday, 8-10 p.m.), scoring significant double-digit delivery and ratings gains across key demos and setting a new performance record for the network�s top original movie ever with its target kids 6-11, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. The two-hour adventure-comedy about a 12-year-old boy whose life is turned upside-down after an accident at an amusement park posted delivery and ratings increases of 28%-47% among kids 6-11 and kids 2-11 vs. the same time period last year. The results were even stronger among boys�44%-75% delivery and ratings improvements vs. 2005. Re-Animated also ranked as the #1 program of the week on Cartoon Network, and the #1 program with kids 6-11 and 2-11 in its time period among all ad-supported basic cable.

Highlights of Re-Animated�s premiere performance among Cartoon Network�s target kid audiences vs. the same 2005 time period, as well the network�s prime time franchise FRIDAYS� performance, include the following:

Re-Animated (Friday, 8-10 p.m.) vs. the same time period in 2005

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,217,000) increased by 45%, and ratings (5.0) by 47%

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,482,000) expanded by 30%, and ratings (3.7) by 28%

- Boys 6-11 delivery (873,000) improved by 74%, and ratings (7.0) by 75%

- Boys 2-11 delivery (1,009,000) surged ahead by 47%, and ratings (4.9) by 44%

FRIDAYS (Friday, 7 p.m-12 a.m.) vs. the same time period in 2005

- Kids 6-11 delivery (1,015,000) and ratings (4.2) both advanced by 24%

- Kids 2-11 delivery (1,265,000) climbed by 12%, and ratings (3.2) by 14%

- Boys 6-11 delivery (738,000) and ratings (5.9) both jumped by 37%

- Boys 2-11 delivery (873,000) and ratings (4.3) both grew by 23%

Re-Animated out-performed all of Cartoon Network�s earlier original movie offerings with its primary kids 6-11 demo, including Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends: GOOD WILT HUNTING (Nov. 23, 2006), Codename: Kids Next Door: OPERATION Z.E.R.O. (Aug. 11, 2006), Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends (Aug. 13, 2004), Party Wagon (Feb. 27, 2004) and Samurai Jack: The Trilogy (Aug. 10, 2001).

When seventh-grader Jimmy Roberts (Dominic Janes, ER) requires an emergency brain transplant after a collision with a park trolley while visiting the famous Gollyworld theme park, his world is changed forever. Gollyworld doctors give him the frozen brain of the famous cartoonist Milt Appleday (comedy veteran Fred Willard). Now wherever Jimmy goes he sees all of Milt Appleday�s cartoon characters in the real world. Actors Paul Reubens, Tom Kenny, Ellen Greene and Brian Posehn lend their voices to the Appleday cartoon characters that come to life only for Jimmy.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 91 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m. - 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.

RATING PERIOD: 12/04/06 � 12/10/06

SOURCE: Turner Entertainment Research from Preliminary Nielsen Media Research data, based on most current data available (Live+SD). Complete and final data (Live+7) will be available in two weeks. 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 111,400,000 homes.

  [december 2006]  

· ER (NBC)

most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.

[10/19/16 - 10:48 AM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Ranks as #1 Show on All of TV on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 14.

[10/19/16 - 08:59 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Onto Top Demo Spot
The Peacock once again wins the night among adults 18-49.

[10/18/16 - 11:35 AM]
Lifetime Delivers Ratings Gold with Premieres of "Surviving Compton" and "Beyond the Headlines: Michel'le"
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/18/16 - 09:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains Top Draw in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock leads the night once again in said categories.

[10/17/16 - 02:37 PM]
NLCS Game 2 Is Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 & FOX Deportes History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 16.

[10/17/16 - 11:18 AM]
"Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?" Is Freeform's No. 1 Reality Series Launch Ever in W25-54 and No. 2 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 11.

[10/17/16 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks NBC, FOX to Top Spots
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/16 - 09:18 AM]
"SNL" Scores Its Highest Week 3 Rating in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/16/16 - 08:53 AM]
Ohio State at Wisconsin Earns Highest Overnight Among All Sporting Events Across All Networks on Saturday, Oct. 15
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/16/16 - 08:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.