Make It or Break It’s Penultimate Season 1 Episode Hits Series Highs in Adults 18-34 and Across Core 12-34 and 12-17 Demos

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August 18th, 2009

via ABC Family press release:

August 18, 2009

Ratings Highlights for Monday, August 17, 2009

Final National Ratings

Make It or Break It’s” Penultimate Season 1 Episode Hits Series Highs in

Adults 18-34 and Across Core 12-34 and 12-17 Demos, and is the Show’s

No. 2 Episode on Record in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49

“Secret Life” is Monday’s No. 1 TV Telecast in Prime in Viewers 12-34,

Teens and Across All Core Female Categories

For the 9th Straight Week, “Make It or Break It” is Monday’s No. 2 TV Telecast in Female Teens, and Also Ranks as Cable’s No. 2 Scripted Show in Prime in Women 18-34

“Secret Life” and “Make It or Break ItRank No. 1 in Their Time Periods in Key Demos

“Secret Life” and “Make It or Break It” Post Solid Double-Digit Percent

Increases Week to Week in Total Viewers and Target Demos

“The Secret Life of the American Teenager” (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC Family’s critically acclaimed original series, “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” delivered impressive week-to-week gains, ranking as Monday’s No. 1 TV telecast in Prime in Women 18-34 (876,000/2.6 rating), Viewers 12-34 (2.1 million/2.3 rating), Females 12-34 (1.7 million/3.7 rating), Teens (973,000/3.9 rating) and Female Teens (840,000/6.9 rating).

  • At 8 o’clock, “Secret Life” dominated the competition, ranking as TV’s No. 1 program in Women 18-34, Women 18-49, Viewers 12-34, Females 12-34, Teens and Female TeensIn Total Viewers (3.3 million), “Secret Life” qualified as cable’s No. 1 scripted program in the hour.
  • “Secret Life” grew its audience week to week by hefty margins, increasing by 18% in Total Viewers (3.3 million vs. 2.8 million), by 20% in Adults 18-34 (1.1 million vs. 916,000), by 21% in Adults 18-49 (1.7 million vs. 1.4 million) and by 17% in Viewers 12-34 (2.1 million vs. 1.8 million).

  • Sophomore season to date, “Secret Life” exceeds year-ago time period levels by triple-digit percentages, improving by 312% in Total Viewers (3.7 million vs. 899,000), by 353% in Adults 18-34 (1.2 million vs. 265,000), by 331% in Adults 18-49 (1.8 million vs. 416,000) and by 439% in Viewers 12-34 (2.3 million vs. 427,000).

“Make It or Break It” (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Vaulting by double-digit percentages week to week, Monday’s penultimate freshman telecast of hit breakout series “Make It or Break It” hit series highs in Adults 18-34 (656,000/1.0 rating), Viewers 12-34 (1.4 million/1.5 rating), Females 12-34 (1.2 million/2.6 rating), Teens (705,000/2.9 rating) and Female Teens (632,000/5.2 rating).  In Total Viewers (2.3 million), Adults 18-49 (972,000/0.7 rating) and Women 18-49 (813,000/1.2 rating), Monday’s outing stood as the series’ second-most-watched telecast on record, behind only its series debut in June 09.

  • For the 9th consecutive week, “Make It or Break It” was TV’s No. 2 program in Female Teens, and also ranked No. 2 for the night in Females 12-34, behind only “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.”  In addition, “Make It or Break It” was cable’s No. 2 scripted show in Women 18-34.
  • “Make It or Break It” ranked as TV’s No. 1 program in its time period in Females 12-34, Teens and Female Teens, and cable’s No. 1 program in Women 18-34.
  • Week to week, “Make It or Break It” grew by significant double-digit percentages across most key demos, including by 21% in Total Viewers (2.3 million vs. 1.9 million), by 37% in Adults 18-34 (656,000 vs. 478,000), by 33% in Adults 18-49 (972,000 vs. 731,000) and by 27% in Viewers 12-34 (1.4 million  vs 1.1 million).
  • Season to date, “Make It or Break It” at least doubles to nearly triples year-ago time period averages across all key categories, specifically in Total Viewers (100% - 2.2 million vs. 1.1 million), Adults 18-34 (119% - 610,000 vs. 279,000), Adults 18-49 (100% - 966,000 vs. 484,000) and Viewers 12-34 (193% - 1.3 million vs. 443,000).
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