or


[04/10/08 - 03:18 PM]
TV Land's "High School Reunion" Finale Scores Most-Watched Episode with Over 1 Million Total Viewers
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[via press release from TV Land]

TV LAND'S "HIGH SCHOOL REUNION" FINALE SCORES MOST-WATCHED EPISODE WITH OVER 1 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

TV Land's Most-Watched Original Series in Network History Among A25-54

New York, New York � April 10, 2008 � The finale of TV Land's "High School Reunion" averaged over 1 million total viewers for last night's 10 p.m. telecast, making it the most-watched episode of the season, according to Nielsen Media Research. The episode was also the highest rated of the season, building over last week's episode with double digit increases. "High School Reunion" is TV Land's most watched original series ever among A25-54.

In last night's finale -- entitled "Only the Lonely" -- the classmates celebrated the end of their reunion with a prom which included a special performance by hit 80's band, The Motels. The episode posted a 0.5/560,000 among A25-54, up +42% in rating from last week's episode and +43% in delivery. Among the network's core A40-54 audience, the episode earned a 0.5/266,000, a rise of +32% in rating and +30% in delivery over last week. It also scored double digit gains in total viewers (over 1 million) with a +51% increase over last week.

Throughout the season, "High School Reunion" averaged 821,000 total viewers, up +89% over the same time period last year with a median age of 45. Among A25-54, it posted a 0.5/487,000, up +147% in rating and +152% in delivery versus last year. Among A40-54, the series averaged a 0.5/275,000, an increase of +92% in rating and +96% in delivery over YAGO.

"The steady, record-setting growth of �High School Reunion' this season is a testament to the fact that viewers can't get enough of this show," states Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. "Our audience of people in their 40s and 50s continue to come to us on-air and online, and we couldn't be more thrilled. The series has become appointment television, and we can't wait to introduce our viewers to a new reunited class next season."

Online, TVLand.com also saw massive gains. The site tied its best day ever and beat the previous Wednesday by +43%. During the hour of the on-air premiere of the finale (10-11pm), TVLand.com's traffic increased +162% over the previous week and the 11p.m. to 12 a.m. hour spiked +188% over last week. The "High School Reunion" Webisodes were the most popular video of the day, eclipsing the next popular clip by +110%. For the week of March 31st, thirteen out of the top twenty pages on the site were "High School Reunion" pages.

Executive produced by Mike Fleiss and Lisa Levenson ("The Bachelor"), "High School Reunion" reunites classmates from all walks and stages of life who have some issues to address and resolve since their high school days. It gives viewers a front row seat to the emotional and compelling rollercoaster ride throughout its run.

About TV Land:

TV Land is dedicated to presenting the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Armed with a slate of original programming, acquired classic shows, hit movies and full-service web site, TV Land is now seen in over 90 million U.S. homes. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information including releases and photographs, please visit TV Land's press-only web site at www.tvlandpress.com.

About MTV Networks

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 150 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 300 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





  [april 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· HIGH SCHOOL REUNION (TV LAND)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/21/17 - 11:44 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Second Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49 and 25-54
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 15.

[08/21/17 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Off Competition
The Eye wins the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[08/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Split Demo Crown
NASCAR on the Peacock and a rebroadcast of its Princess Diana special on the Eye lead the evening.

[08/19/17 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Another Bump from "Big Brother" Special
The Eye edges the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 09:00 AM]
Season Two of Original Scripted Series "Chesapeake Shores" Catapults Hallmark Channel as Top-Rated and Most-Watched Cable Network
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/18/17 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/17/17 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "CMA Fest"
The Peacock edges the Alphabet by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[08/16/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Win Streak
The Peacock, powered by "America's Got Talent," has won Tuesday night for 13 consecutive weeks.

[08/15/17 - 11:21 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Newest "Garage Sale Mystery Month" Premiere Scores as Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Telecast in Network History
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Younger" Continues to Break All-Time Series Records with Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode Ever
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 9.

[08/15/17 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Win Demo Crown
The Alphabet narrowly edges NBC and "American Ninja Warrior" among adults 18-49.

[08/14/17 - 01:27 PM]
USA Network's "The Sinner" Is the #1 New Cable Series Year-to-Date in P18-49, P25-54 and P2+ in L3
USA further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/14/17 - 08:42 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Sunday Reign
The Eye has won the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Sundays.

[08/13/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
The Peacock's "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" leads the night in both categories.

[08/12/17 - 08:46 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race
The Peacock gets another boost from preseason NFL coverage last night.