‘iCarly’ Ranks as This Week’s #1 Kids’ Show on Basic Cable
via press release:
Nickelodeon’s hit live-action series iCarly scored for the net last week with “iGo One Direction” (Saturday, April 7, at 8 p.m. ET/PT), guest-starring UK pop sensation One Direction in their television acting debut. The half-hour episode drew 3.9 million total viewers and ranks as the week’s number-one kids show with total viewers on basic cable and scored the top spot for the week with kids 6-14 (7.1/2.2 million) and tweens 9-14 (7.9/1.6 million).
In “iGo One Direction” Carly returns home sick after a trip and discovers that One Direction has accepted an invitation to perform on her web show. When band member Harry Styles accidentally drinks from Carly’s water bottle, he gets too sick to perform and Carly begins doting on him. Realizing Harry is playing sick for the attention, the gang hatches a plan to get him back in the group by telling him Gibby has become their newest member. Meanwhile, Spencer becomes a personal trainer and gives a bratty girl a makeover. The episode also features a musical performance by One Direction of “What Makes You Beautiful.”