Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Ratings Notes for Week of February 15-21

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  • Adult Swim once again ranked #1 for the week among all ad-supported cable networks for total day delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34 and men 18-24.  Delivery among adults 18-34 (504,000) grew by 12%, delivery among men 18-34 (291,000) grew by 6% and delivery of adults 18-49 (690,000) grew by 16%.
  • An all-new episode of Adult Swim’s original series Aqua Teen Hunger Force (Sunday, 12 a.m.) earned solid delivery gains among key demos compared to the same time period last year.  Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s delivery of adults 18-34 (764,000) improved by 29%, adults 18-24 delivery (422,000) improved by 52%, men 18-34 (421,000) improved by 17% and men 18-24 (233,000) improved by 27%.
  • Across the third week of February 2010, Adult Swim telecasts—including Family Guy, Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros. and Aqua Teen Hunger Force—accounted for 21 of the top 50 telecasts of the week on ad-supported basic cable among adults 18-34, more than any other cable network.


  • With overall weekly delivery gains across all kid demos vs. the previous four weeks—kids 6-11 up 4%, kids 2-11 up 2% and kids 9-14 up 6%—Cartoon Network scored particularly strong ratings and delivery increases on Thursday night with animated episodes of Johnny Test (8 p.m.) and Chowder (8:30 p.m.).  Compared to the same time period last year, a brand new episode of Johnny Test earned 72% delivery improvement among kids 6-11 (815,000), 42% improvement among kids 2-11 (1,226,000) and 45% delivery improvement among kids 9-14 (528,000).  An encore episode of Chowder followed, charting 27% delivery growth among kids 6-11 (670,000), 5% growth among kids 2-11 (1,022,000) and 22% growth among kids 9-14 (450,000).
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