Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Ratings Notes Including Adventure Time, Flapjack, Aqua Teen Hunger Force

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April 20th, 2010

via press note:

CARTOON NETWORK:

  • Charting three consecutive weeks of double-digit prime time growth, Cartoon Network earned betwwen 12% - 23% increases across key kid demos last week, April 12-18, 2010.  Overall kids 6-11 prime time delivery (543,000) grew by 18% and ratings (2.2) by 16%; kids 2-11 prime time delivery (789,000) grew by 16% and ratings (1.9) by 12%; and kids 9-14 prime time delivery (381,000) grew by 19% and ratings (1.6) by 23%.
  • Among its prime time programming, the new schedule of animated comedy programming on Monday nights provided much of the fuel behind the network's significant growth.  The overall block (Monday, 8-10 p.m.) propelled overall kids 6-11 (583,000) by 19%, kids 2-11 delivery (836,000) by 20%, and kids 9-14 delivery (431,000) by 39%.
  • Cartoon Network's newest bonafide animated hit Adventure Time (Monday, 8 p.m.) scored delivery gains across all kids and boys demos between 39% - 93%.  Kids 6-11 delivery (793,000) increased by 47%, kids 2-11 delivery (1,130,000) increased by 53%, and kids 9-14 delivery (592,000) increased by 88%.  Boys demos proved even stronger, with boys 6-11 delivery (561,000) increasing by 39%, boys 2-11 delivery (815,000) increasing by 51%, and boys 9-14 delivery (456,000) increasing by 93%.
  • Similarly, all comedies on Monday earned solid ratings and delivery gains.  A premiere episode of FLAPJACK (8:30 p.m.) saw kids 6-11 delivery (594,000) improve by 11%, kids 2-11 delivery (849,000) improve by 14%, and kids 9-14 delivery (446,000) improve by 38%.
  • On the action-adventure front, Friday night's presentation of an all-new episode of STAR WARS: The Clone Wars (9 p.m.) earned remarkable double-digit growth among all kids and boys demos: kids 6-11 delivery (741,000) increased by 59%, kids 2-11 delivery (921,000) increased by 64%, kids 9-14 delivery (625,000) increased by 88%, boys 6-11 delivery (642,000) increased by 61%, boys 2-11 delivery (783,000) increased by 63%, and boys 9-14 delivery (567,000) increased by 85%.

ADULT SWIM:

  • The late-night powerhouse Adult Swim once again earned double-digit total day delivery gains across its targeted young adult and young male demos, ranking #1for the week among all ad-supported basic cable networks.  Across the week, adults 18-34 delivery (517,000) grew by 12%, adults 18-24 delivery (315,000) grew by 22%, men 18-34 delivery (296,000) grew by 11%, and men 18-24 delivery (191,000) grew by 21%.  Even adults 18-49 delivery (690,000) grew by 9%.
  • Among its original programming, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE (Sunday, 12 a.m.) scored 20% delivery growth among adults 18-34 (820,000), 7% delivery growth among adults 18-24 (467,000), and 10% delivery growth among adults 18-49 (1,021,000).
  • Overall for the week, Adult Swim telecasts--including Family Guy, Robot Chicken, THE BOONDOCKS and AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE--accounted for 20 of the Top 50 telecasts of the week on basic cable among adults 18-34.
 
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