or


[09/17/10 - 03:33 PM]
Sunny and the League Get Off to Hot Starts
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, September 16.

[via press release from FX]

SUNNY AND THE LEAGUE GET OFF TO HOT STARTS

Season 6 Premiere Episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Delivers All-Time Series Highs in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Men 18-49 and Men 18-34

Ranked #1 Program for the Night on Cable in Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 and Ranked #1 Program at 10 PM on Broadcast and Cable TV in Men 18-49 and Men 18-34

The League Season 2 Premiere Delivers All-Time Series Highs Across the Board

+78% in Adults 18-49, +72% in Total Viewers and +63% Adults 18-34 vs. Season 1 Premiere

Ranked as #3 Program in Cable for the Night in Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 and Beat All Broadcast Networks in Delivery of Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 at 10:30 PM

LOS ANGELES, September 17, 2010 - FX's original comedy series combination of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League posted stellar ratings Thursday night, with both shows delivering all-time series highs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, as well as other key demos.

The season six premiere of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ranked as the #1 program on cable Thursday night in delivery of Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 (topping MTV's Jersey Shore), and beat every broadcast network at 10 PM in both demos.

Sunny (10PM, 9/16) delivered 1.83 million Adults 18-49 and 1.46 million Adults 18-34, besting previous series highs in those demos by +3% (season five premiere, 9/17/09), an amazing accomplishment for a show in its sixth season. Sunny also posted a +16% gain in Men 18-34 (1.01 million) and an +11% increase in Men 18-49 (1.24 million) vs. season five premiere, also all-time series highs. The 2.21 million Total Viewers was off -1%, but will no doubt register as a series best when Live+7 data is factored in. Compared to its complete season five average, last night's season six premiere registered increases of +31% in Adults 18-34, +29% in Adults 18-49, and +24% in Total Viewers.

Last night's season two premiere of The League (10:30 PM, 9/16) had an excellent night, posting series highs every category. Compared to its season one debut, The League recorded increases of +76% in Adults 18-49 (1.38 million), +63% in Adults 18-34 (994,000) and +72% in Total Viewers (1.71 million), as well as +79% in Women 18-49 (379,000) and +78% in Men 18-49 (1.0 million). The League retained 77% of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's lead-in Total Viewers and 76% of Sunny's Adults 18-49 audience, topping the 62% average retention of last year's Sunny lead-in audience (six weeks). The League ranked #3 in cable for the night in delivery of Men-18-49 and Men 18-34, and beat all broadcast programs in those demos at 10:30. Compared to its complete first season averages, last night's episode of The League registered gains of +58% in Adults 18-49, +46% in Adults 18-34, and +58% in Total Viewers.

Source: The Nielsen Company (Live+Same Day, 9/16/10)





  [september 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA (FXX)
· LEAGUE, THE (FXX)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/16/15 - 11:13 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Viewership Grows in Week Two, Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/16/15 - 10:45 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Competition for Week of April 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/16/15 - 08:39 AM]
Repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" Matches the Show's Highest Rating This Season for a Regular-Slot Rebroadcast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Survivor"
The Eye leads both categories for the second week in a row.

[04/16/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Nashville" Builds Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Scores Big Live + 3 Day Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/15/15 - 01:48 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" #1 on Friday Among Men and Persons and Hits Season High Ratings Among Teen Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 10.

[04/15/15 - 11:26 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Claims Three of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime and Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-49 in Q1 2015
Turner further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[04/15/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Conan in Cuba" Drums Up Big Audience, Reaching 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TBS further spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[04/15/15 - 08:54 AM]
"Undateable" Matches Its Second-Best 18-49 Rating Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/15/15 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Power CBS to Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS: New Orleans" and "Person of Interest" both post week-to-week gains for the Eye.

[04/15/15 - 08:30 AM]
"SHIELD" Is Up for the 2nd Week to Tie Its Top Rating of 2015 in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.