Three million viewers tuned in to last Wednesday’s episode of Leverage, which ranked as ad-supported cable’s #1 program in its 10 p.m. timeslot among adults 25-54 and men 25-54. The show’s winter episodes are currently enjoying extraordinary 22% growth among adults 18-49 when compared to this past summer.
With Live + 7 data now available for the Jan. 4 episode of TNT’s critically acclaimed hit series, that episode grew its delivery of total viewers by 45% to 4.1 million viewers, its delivery of adults 18-49 by 62% to 1.8 million and its delivery of adults 25-54 by 55% to 2.3 million.
TNT continues to score with strong ratings for the 2009-10 NBA regular season, averaging a 1.2 national household, up 9% over the first 27 games of the 2008-09 NBA season (1.1 national household rating). In addition, total viewers are up 8% (1,776,000 vs. 1,643,000), and households are up 9% (1,350,000 vs. 1,236,000).
- Last week’s coverage on TNT was highlighted by a showdown between the L.A. Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, Jan. 21. It delivered a 2.5 national household rating, with 3,946,000 viewers and 2,847,000 households. The game ended with the Cavaliers defeating the Lakers 93-87.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + Same Day data. NBA Regular Season on TNT through first 27 games, 10/27/09 - 01/21/10 vs. 10/28/08 - 01/22/09.
TNT and TBS’s Saturday night simulcast of the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® was watched by a combined audience of more than 4.7 million viewers, 3.5 million households, 1.9 million adults 18-49 and 2.1 million adults 25-54. Individually, TNT’s telecast was viewed by 2.7 million viewers, while TBS’s telecast garnered 2.1 million.
For the fourth week in a row, truTV ranked among ad-supported cable’s Top 10 networks in primetime delivery of adults 18-49 (636,000). This is a first for the network and a sign of its continued outstanding growth among young adults.
For the week, truTV was up an extraordinary 14% among total viewers, 17% among adults 18-34, 18% among adults 18-49, 12% among men 18-34 and 4% among men 18-49 when compared to the same week last year.
truTV’s week was sparked by several original series:
- (Monday, Jan. 18, 10 p.m.) was among cable’s Top 5 entertainment programs in its timeslot in delivery of total viewers (1,861,000); adults 18-49 (1,091,000); men 18-34 (277,000); men 18-49 (624,000).
- Disorder In the Court (Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10 p.m.) ranked among cable’s Top 5 entertainment programs in its timeslot in delivery of total viewers (1,746,000) and men 18-49 (507,000).
- Most Shocking (Friday, Jan. 22, 8 p.m.) was among cable’s Top 5 entertainment programs in its timeslot in delivery of men 18-34 (202,000) and men 18-49 (395,000).
Tyler Perry’sranked as ad-supported cable’s top sitcom for the week among adults 18-49. The 10 p.m. episode (1,424,000) ranked first on the list, followed by the 10:30 p.m. episode (1,420,000); the 9:30 p.m. episode (1,415,000); and the 9 p.m. episode (1,271,000).
Meanwhile, Theon Tuesday night was ad-supported cable’s top sitcom for the week among adults 18-34. The 9 p.m. episode was first (879,000), followed by the 10 p.m. episode (855,000); the 10:30 p.m. episode (838,000); and the 9:30 p.m. episode (807,000).
Since its premiere on TBS,has averaged 1.4 million viewers; 1 million households; 480,000 adults 18-34; and 870,000 adults 18-49.
- Among both adults 18-34 and 18-49, is outdelivering the season-to-date averages for The Late with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live and with Carson Daly. In addition, is outdelivering the season-to-date average for with David Letterman and The Wanda Sykes Show among adults 18-34.
- has delivered double-digit growth for TBS in the 11 p.m. hour, with viewers up 28%, households up 22%, adults 18-34 up 24% and adults 18-49 up 28% when compared to the same time period for the four weeks leading up to the premiere.
- A continuing hit with multicultural viewers, ’s audience is 33% Hispanic and 25% African-American.