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OXYGEN’S HIT SHOW “TORI & DEAN: HOME SWEET HOLLYWOOD” SCORED SERIES HIGHEST PREMIERE EVER IN KEY NETWORK DEMOS
www.OxygenLive.com, Real Time Water Cooler, Records Double Digit Growth for a Series Premiere Day;
Online & Mobile Sites See Best Premiere Day Ever
NEW YORK – April 6, 2010 – Last night’s season five premiere of Oxygen’s “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood” became the series’ most watched season premiere among key demos, W18-34, W18-49, A18-49 and total viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. Anchoring Oxygen's all-new Mondays of original programming this season, “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood” season five premiere also became Oxygen's highest Monday Season premiere among W18-34 and W18-49.
Monday’s premiere averaged 554,000 A18-49, 436,000 W18-49, 216,000 W18-34, 273,000 A18-34 and 816,000 total viewers. Compared to the season four premiere in May 2009, the “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood” season five premiere was up +3% among A18-49, +3% among W18-49, +6% among W18-34, +10% among A18-34 and up +7% among total viewers.
The night also marked the kick off to the amped up real time water cooler experience, www.OxygenLive, with an all-new three-screen experience. During the premiere, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott chatted and tweeted as well as joined fans via live video for the first time -- before the show, during breaks and after the show to talk about the episode. Compared to the OxygenLive launch with “ ” in December 2009, last night’s OxygenLive’s unique visitors were up +33%.
Versus the season four premiere day, mobile users turned out in force on Monday with a 21% increase in page views on the “Tori & Dean” showsite on wap.oxygen.com, Oxygen’s mobile site. Additionally, the Oxygen wap site recorded its best “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood” premiere day ever with a +158% increase compared to season four premiere day.
“Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood” returned to Oxygen for season five on an all-new night of original programming, Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. This season Tori and Dean take a fun-filled road trip across America, giving an even closer look into the Spelling-McDermott family, including precious moments with Liam and Stella. The cross-country trip sets the season up for an intimate portrayal of the up’s and down’s of Tori and Dean’s relationship, and how it ultimately affects their family.
Source: Nielsen Explorer, LS data.
Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst, Oxygen.com and Oxygen Mobile S5 (4/5/10) vs. S4 (5/26/09)
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