ONE MILLION VIEWERS TUNE-IN TO OXYGEN TO WATCH FANTASY HAIR DESIGNERS BATTLE IT OUT ON "HAIR BATTLE SPECTACULAR"
Oxygen Out-Delivers CBS Network in W18-34 Demo for 10pm Hour
New York, NY - August 25, 2010 - Oxygen's new competition series "Hair Battle Spectacular" delivered one million viewers for the first time this season; and in the 10 PM hour beat broadcast network CBS among W18-34 (it's key demo). The program continues to experience weekly growth with last night's episode reaching hair-raising heights with double-digit growth in all key demos, W18-34 (up + 36%), A18-34 (up + 50%), W18-49 (up + 30%), A18-49 (up +40%) and total viewers (up +26%) vs. the prior week's episode, according to Nielsen Media Research. The digital front is growing as well with www.Oxygen.com enjoying double-digit growth from the "Hair Battle Spectacular" show site, increasing in daily uniques (up +21%), page views (up +10%) and video streams (up +89%) vs. last week.
In the 10pm hour, Oxygen was the second most watched cable network among W18-34 (behind USA) and was ranked the #4 television network among W18-34 (out-delivering CBS). It finished in the Top 5 most watched cable networks among both W18-49 and A18-34.
Last night's episode of "Hair Battle Spectacular" featured "Bad Girls Club" alum Natalie Nunn as a guest judge. She joined show judges Derek J and Lindsay Albanese, voicing her opinions on the stylists' whimsical candy and toy-themed creations. "Hair Battle Spectacular" is produced by 3 Ball Productions with JD Roth, Todd Nelson, Adam Greener, and Mike Nichols serving as executive producers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Omniture Catalyst 8/24/10
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Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman's point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including "Bad Girls Club," "Dance Your Ass Off" and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular features online including OxygenLive, shopOholic, makeOvermatic, tweetOverse and hormoneOscope. Oxygen is available in 76 million homes and online at www.oxygen.com, or on mobile devices at wap.oxygen.com. Oxygen Media is a service of NBC Universal.