Friday's “The Suite Life on Deck” Is Series’ Most-Watched Episode Ever in Total Viewers, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14

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October 5th, 2009

via press release:

Friday’s All-New 1-Hour “The Suite Life on Deck” Ranks as the Series’

Most-Watched Episode Ever in Total Viewers, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14

“The Suite Life on Deck” Stands as Friday’s No. 1 TV Telecast in Kids 6-11

and Tweens 9-14, and Cable’s No. 1 Telecast in Total Viewers

At 8 O’Clock, “The Suite Life on Deck” is TV’s No. 2 Program in Total Viewers

Disney Channel is Home to 9 of Friday’s Top 10 Cable Telecasts in Total Viewers, the Top 13 in Kids 6-11 and the Top 14 in Tweens 9-14

Friday, October 2, 2009

Friday’s first-ever one-hour episode of hit original series “The Suite Life on Deck (8:00 – 9:00 p.m.) became the series’ most-watched telecast on record in Total Viewers (6.8 million), Kids 6-11 (3.2 million/13.2 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (2.8 million/11.6 rating), delivering Disney Channel’s best numbers in the hour with regular programming in the net’s history.

  • “The Suite Life on Deck” was Friday’s No. 1 TV telecast in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, and cable’s No. 1 telecast in Total Viewers.  Additionally, “The Suite Life on Deck” ranked as TV’s No. 2 show at 8 o’clock in Total Viewers, and placed No. 5 among all TV overall for the entire day.
  • Disney Channel delivered 9 of Friday’s Top 10 most-watched cable telecasts in Total Viewers, the Top 13 in Kids 6-11 and the Top 14 in Tweens 9-14.
  • Friday’s “The Suite Life on Deckat least doubled year-ago time period averages (10/3/08) in Total Viewers (106% - 6.8 million vs. 3.3 million), Kids 6-11 (100% - 3.2 million vs. 1.6 million) and Tweens 9-14 (115% - 2.8 million vs. 1.3 million).

(Source: Nielsen Media Research (Final National Ratings, Live + Same Day, 10/2/09). Ratings based on national rating unless otherwise noted.

 
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