Disney Channel's "Phineas and Ferb" is TV's #1 Series for the 4th Consecutive Week in K6-11

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November 3rd, 2009

Phineas and Ferb

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Weekly Ratings Highlights for Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 2009

Final National Ratings

Disney Channel is TV’s No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 8th Consecutive Week in Tweens 9-14, and for the 24th Time in 25 Weeks in the Key Demo

Phineas and Ferb” Stands as TV’s No. 1 Series for the 4th Straight Week

in Kids 6-11, and for the 2nd Consecutive Week in Tweens 9-14

Disney Channel Owns TV’s Top 11 Telecasts in Tweens 9-14 and the

Top 5 in Kids 6-11, Led by Original Airings of “Wizards of Waverly Place,”

Sonny with a Chance” and “Phineas and Ferb

On an All Play Basis, Disney Channel Delivers TV’s Top 8 Series

in Tweens 9-14, and the Top 4 Series on All TV in Kids 6-11

Playhouse Disney’s “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and “Handy Manny”

Place Among the Week’s Top 10 TV Series in Target Preschoolers

Week of October 26, 2009

Delivering TV’s Top 11 telecasts and 18 of the Top 20, fronted by all-new episodes of “Wizards of Waverly Place,” “Phineas and FerbandSonny with a Chance,” Disney Channel ranked as TV’s No. 1 network in Total Day for the 8th consecutive week, and for the 24th time in 25 weeks in Tweens 9-14 (485,000/2.0 rating), surpassing second-place Nickelodeon by 12% (432,000/1.8 rating).

In Prime, Disney Channel earned its 240th consecutive win in Kids 6-11 (994,000/4.0 rating) and 236th in Tweens 9-14 (835,000/3.4 rating), representing over 4-1/2 years of dominance.

  • Phineas and Ferbstood as TV’s No. 1 series for the 4th straight week in Kids 6-11 (1.31 million/5.3 rating), and for the 2nd week running in Tweens 9-14 (1.09 million/4.5 rating).
  • In Tweens 9-14, Disney Channel held the week’s Top 11 TV telecasts, and 18 of the Top 20 overall, fronted by original weekend airings of hit series “Wizards of Waverly Place(No. 1 – 1.82 million/7.5 rating, Fri., 8:00 – 8:30 p.m.), Sonny with a Chance (1.79 million/7.4 rating, Sun., 8:00 – 8:30 p.m.) and Phineas and Ferb (No. 3 – 1.51 million/6.2 rating, Fri., 9:00 – 9:30 p.m.).
  • In Kids 6-11, Disney Channel was home to TV’s Top 5 telecasts for the week, and 8 of the Top 11 overall, led by Friday’s all-new “Wizards of Waverly Place (No. 1 – 2.08 million/8.5 rating, 8:00 – 8:30 p.m.) and “Phineas and Ferb” (No. 2 – 1.85 million/7.5 rating, 9:00 – 9:30 p.m.), and Sunday’s firstrun “Sonny with a Chance(No. 3 - 1.80 million/7.3 rating, 8:00 – 8:30 p.m.).
  • Altogether in Tweens 9-14, Disney Channel held TV’s Top 8 regularly scheduled series, fronted by Phineas and Ferb” (No. 1 - 1.09 million/4.5 rating), “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” (No. 2 – 913,000/3.7 rating),  “Wizards of Waverly Place” (No. 3 - 889,000/3.7 rating), “Sonny With A Chance” (No. 4 – 821,000/3.4 rating), “The Suite Life on Deck” (No. 5 – 806,000/3.3 rating) and “Hannah Montana” (No. 6 – 773,000/3.2 rating).
  • On an all play basis in Kids 6-11, Disney Channel aired TV’s Top 4 regularly scheduled series withPhineas and Ferb” (No. 1 - 1.31 million/5.3 rating), “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” (No. 2 – 1.09 million/4.4 rating), “Wizards of Waverly Place” (No. 3 - 1.07 million/4.4 rating) and “The Suite Life on Deck” (No. 4 – 918,000/3.7 rating).

  • Among target preschoolers 2-5, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” (No. 7 – 703,000/4.2 rating) and “Handy Manny” (No. 10 – 601,000/3.6 rating) positioned among the week’s Top 10 TV series.

Source:  Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Live + Same Day, 10/26-11/1/09). Ranks based on 000s, then rating. % change based on 000s.

 
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