via ABC Family release:
ABCFAMILY.COM SEES RECORD GROWTH IN JULY
Site Garners Big Online Viewing Gains with Three of the Top 10
Most Streamed Programs Online
Burbank, CA (August 18, 2009) – For the month of July 2009, ABCFamily.com saw tremendous growth in online viewing, with more than 21 million total streams viewed. The channel’s popular series “The,” “ ” and “10 Things I Hate About You” ranked #2, #5 and #9, respectively, of the month’s most streamed television programs, according to Nielsen VideoCensus.
The site recorded its best month, reaching 2.7 million unique visitors in July, a 60% increase over the previous month, according to comScore Media Metrix.
ABCFamily.com averaged over 30 streams per viewer, more than any other Entertainment –Broadcast Media site. Additionally, individual users spent more time viewing videos (over 154 minutes) on ABCFamily.com than on any other Entertainment-Broadcast Media site, according to Nielsen VideoCensus.
Emmy Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features, as well as rich fan-centric programming including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes and select full episodes of the network’s hit programming including “The,” “ ,” “ ,” “10 Things I Hate About You” and “Ruby & The Rockits,” along with previews and behind-the-scenes content. Visitors to the site can create personal profiles giving them the ability to comment and rate content on the site. Also available are social networking tools and additional activities which foster user interaction with the site and between users.