via press release:
COMEDY CENTRAL® #1 AMONG YOUNG MEN DURING FALL PREMIERE WEEK AS THE MOST-WATCHED CHANNEL IN ALL OF TELEVISION AMONG MEN 18-24
FALL SEASON LAUNCHES WITH THE MOST-WATCHED WEEK IN CHANNEL HISTORY AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49
Most-Watched And Highest-Rated Week In COMEDY CENTRAL's History
Among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-24 And Men 18-34
Channel Led By Record-Setting Performance By "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Charlie Sheen"
"Tosh.0" College Campus Invasion, Series-High Second Season Premiere of "Workaholics"
And World Premiere of "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos"
NEW YORK, September 27, 2011 -- COMEDY CENTRAL set Premiere Week on fire, recording the all-comedy channel's most-watched week in its 20-year history among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. The network also finished as the #1 network in all of television in Prime among Men 18-24 during the inaugural week of the 2011 Fall Season, which was also COMEDY CENTRAL's most-watched and highest-rated Prime in history among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-24 and Men 18-34. (source: Nielsen Media Research, 9/19/11-9/25/11, Live + Same Day)
COMEDY CENTRAL's record-setting week was kicked-off on Monday with "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Charlie Sheen," which now stands as the most-watched telecast in COMEDY CENTRAL history with a delivery of 7.4 million total viewers (most current data). Then "Tosh.0" invaded Arizona State University the following day, drawing over 3 million total viewers to its "College Campus Invasion" to begin the show's Fall Season. Newly paired with "Tosh.0" to form a potent one-two punch, "Workaholics" scored a series-high 2.1 million total viewers for its Second Season Premiere and led all of television for Tuesday Prime among Men 18-24. COMEDY CENTRAL's historic week was capped off on Sunday with the World Premiere of "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos," which drew 5.5 million total viewers to provide an emphatic exclamation point to the week.