Turner Network Ratings: HawthoRNe, Memphis Beat, Leverage, Boondocks, Meet The Browns & More

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July 13th, 2010

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TNT
TNT rode a wave of solid performances by its original series to rank as ad-supported cable’s #1 network for the week in total day delivery of adults 25-54.

Last Tuesday’s episode of HawthoRNe scored 2.7 million viewers, followed by TNT’s new hit Memphis Beat, which once again built on its lead-in with 3.6 million viewers.

TNT’s hit series Leverage continued its third season Sunday with 2.9 million viewers.

With Live + 7 data now available for the June 27 episodes, Leverage continues to command strong loyalty among viewers.  The 9 p.m. episode grew its delivery of adults 18-34 by 81% over Live (42% over Live + Same Day), while the 10 p.m. episode grew its adults 18-34 delivery by 99% over Live (48% over Live + Same Day).  Overall, the two episodes grew their total audience deliveries to 4.4 million for the 9 p.m. episode and 4.1 million for the 10 p.m. episode.

Adult Swim
Earning significant overall delivery and ratings gains across the board vs. the same 2009 time period, Adult Swim once again ranked #1 among all ad-supported basic cable networks for Total Day delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-24, adults 18-49, men 18-34 and men 18-24.  Average delivery of adults 18-34 (480,000) grew by 7%, adults 18-24 (250,000) grew by 14%, adults 18-49 (682,000) grew by 9%, men 18-34 (282,000) grew by 12% and men 18-24 (146,000) grew by 7%.

The original series premiere of CHILDRENS HOSPITAL (10:30 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.) posted double-digit ratings and delivery gains among adults 18-24, driven by women 18-24.  Compared to the same 2009 time period (featuring a telecast of #1 rated Family Guy), adults 18-24 delivery (229,000) increased by 12% and ratings (0.8) by 14%.  Women 18-24 delivery (154,000) jumped by 100% and ratings (1.1) by 120%.

A brand new episode of the Peabody Award-winning THE BOONDOCKS (11:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period on all basic cable among all young adults, men and women demos, including 18-24, 18-34 and 18-49.  Compared to the 2009 time period, adults 18-34 delivery (1,042,000) increased by 28% and ratings (1.5) by 25%; adults 18-24 delivery (548,000) increased by 59% and ratings (1.9) by 58%; adults 18-49 delivery (1,503,000) increased by 27% and ratings (1.1) by 22%; men 18-34 delivery (614,000) increased by 22% and ratings (1.8) by 20%; men 18-24 delivery (280,000) increased by 20% and ratings (1.9) by 19% and men 18-49 delivery (863,000) increased by 19% and ratings (1.3) by 18%.

Adult Swim telecasts—including Family Guy, THE BOONDOCKS, Robot Chicken and AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE—accounted for 18 of the Top 50 telecasts of the week on ad-supported basic cable among adults 18-34, more than any other network.

TBS
TBS’s sitcom lineup delivered once again, with Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns and The Office scoring ad-supported cable’s top four sitcom telecasts for the week among adults 18-34.  Meet the Browns also claimed the top two sitcom telecasts for the week among adults 18-49.

Cartoon Network
Monday nights
(8-10 p.m.) at Cartoon Network continue to chart single and double-digit prime time delivery and ratings growth compared to the same time period last year.  Built on the strength of powerhouse animated comedies, Monday night kids 2-11 delivery (855,000) grew by 22% and ratings (2.1) by 24%; kids 6-11 delivery (604,000) grew by 5% and ratings (2.5) by 4%; and kids 9-14 delivery (478,000) grew by 10% and ratings (2.0) by 11%.  Boys 2-11 delivery (548,000) also increased by 17% and ratings (2.6) by 18%, and boys 9-14 delivery (356,000) increased by 14% and ratings (2.9) by 16%.

The newest series to the Monday night line-up is Total Drama World Tour (9 p.m.), which posted solid double-digit delivery and ratings gains across all kids and boys demos.  Compared to the same 2009 time period, kids 2-11 delivery (1,125,000) improved by 41% and ratings (2.7) by 35%; kids 6-11 delivery (808,000) improved by 20% and ratings (3.3) by 22%; and kids 9-14 delivery (687,000) improved by 36% and ratings (2.8) by 33%.  Similarly, boys 2-11 delivery (700,000) and ratings (3.3) both expanded by 38%; boys 6-11 delivery (509,000) expanded by 16% and ratings (4.1) by 17%; and boys 9-14 delivery (505,000) expanded by 48% and ratings (4.1) by 52%.

An all-new Saturday night movie premiere of Scooby-Doo: Abracadabra-Doo! (8-9:30 p.m.) posted double and even triple-digit delivery and ratings gains over the previous year’s time period among all kids demos.  Kids 2-11 delivery (912,000) grew by 95% and ratings (2.2) by 100%; kids 6-11 delivery (525,000) grew by 30% and ratings (2.1) by 31%; kids 9-14 delivery (363,000) grew by 29% and ratings (1.5) by 25%; and boys 2-11 delivery (559,000) grew by 64% and ratings (2.7) by 69%.  Boys 6-11 delivery (311,000) grew by 3% and ratings (2.5) by 4%; and boys 9-14 delivery (236,000) grew by 7% and ratings (1.9) by 6%.

truTV
truTV displayed outstanding double-digit growth compared to the same week year-ago, with total viewers up 17%, adults 18-34 up 17%, adults 18-49 up 21%, men 18-34 up 19% and men 18-49 up 14%.

truTV’s original series All Worked Up (Monday at 10 p.m.) ranked among cable’s Top 5 entertainment programs in its time period with men 18-49 (491,000).

The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest (Thursday at 9 p.m.) was a Top 5 cable entertainment program in its time period among adults 18-49 (760,000).

 
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