Disney Channel Comedy 'Jessie' Premieres to 4.6 Million, is Friday Cable's No. 1 Scripted Telecast in Total Viewers

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October 3rd, 2011

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Ratings Highlights For Friday, September 30, 2011 – Final National Ratings

 

Original Comedy Series “Jessie” is Friday’s No. 1 TV Telecast in Kids 6-11

and Tweens 9-14, and Cable’s No. 1 Scripted Telecast in Total Viewers;

Drives “Phineas and Ferb” to Series High in Tweens 9-14

 

“Night of Premiere” Programming Leads Disney Channel to Deliver

TV’s Top 10 Telecasts in Kids 6-11, Top 11 Telecasts in Tweens 9-14

and Cable’s Top 3 Scripted Telecasts in Total Viewers

 

Friday, September 30, 2011

On Friday, Disney Channel’s original comedy series "Jessie" debuted as the network’s most-watched Friday series premiere in three years in Total Viewers (4.6 million), Kids 6-11 (2.3 million/9.2 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.8 million/7.6 rating) – since “The Suite Life on Deck” set sail in September 2008 – ranking as TV’s No. 1 telecast for the day in both target kid demos, and as cable’s No. 1 scripted telecast in Total Viewers.  

 

Additionally, “Jessie” also delivered an impressive 887,000 Adults 18-49, further augmenting Disney Channel’s kid-driven, family inclusive strategy.

 

  • In Tweens 9-14, Friday’s all-new “Phineas and Ferb” posted a series high (1.6 million/6.6 rating), while its lead-out, “Fish Hooks (1.3 million/5.3 rating), snagged its 3rd-largest audience on record in the target demo.

 

  • Overall, also featuring all-new episodes of “Wizards of Waverly Place,” “A.N.T. Farm,” “Phineas and Ferb” and “Fish Hooks” as part of its “Night of Premieres,” Disney Channel held Friday’s Top 10 TV telecasts in Kids 6-11, the Top 11 TV telecasts in Tweens 9-14 and the Top 3 scripted cable telecasts in Total Viewers.

 

  • Disney Channel held Friday’s Top 10 TV telecasts in Kids 6-11

 

  • Disney Channel held Friday’s Top 11 TV telecasts in Tweens 9-14

 

(Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Live + Same Day, 9/30/11). Ratings based on national rating unless otherwise noted.

 
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