'CONAN' Scores Big Weekly Growth

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July 3rd, 2012

via press release:


CONAN Scores Big Weekly Growth

TBS's late-night series CONAN, which has been riding a wave of growth in recent months, charted exceptional gains again last week. The Emmy®-nominated series averaged < /span>1,016,000 viewers in Live + Same Day for June 25-28, up +16% over the prior week and +7% over the June average. In addition, the show's total audience was up +14% over the same week in 2011.

Key demos also saw a significant boost last week. CONAN averaged 392,000 adult s 18-34 in Live + Same Day for the week, up +40% over the prior week and +35% over the June average. The show scored 676,000 adults 18-49 in Live + Same Day, up +20% over the prior week and +12% compared to the June average.

CONAN recently posted solid year-over-year growth for June, with Live + Same Day deliveries up +21% among total viewers and +11% among adults 18-49 compared to June 2011. The show also posted quarter-to-quarter growth among adults 18-49 in Q4 2011 and again in Q1 2012.

Produced by Conaco LLC, CONAN airs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. Jeff Ross serves as executive producer of CONAN. The show originates from Stage 15 at Warner Bros. Studios.

About TBS
TBS is basic cable's #1 network among young adults in primetime. Available in 100 million households, TBS features the Emmy®-nominated late-night series CONAN, starring Conan O’Brien, and original primetime comedy series like Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Cougar Town, Tyler Perry's For Better or Wors e, Wedding Band, King of the Nerds (working title), Deon Cole's Black Box (working title) and Who Gets the Last Laugh? (working title). TBS also features an outstanding slate of contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, as well as blockbuster movies and championsh ip sports. In addition, TBS produces special live comedy events, like the star-studded comedy festival held each year in Chicago.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

  • Leon

    Conan is the man!

  • wwerules!!!!!!!!


  • Chris

    Thank Leonard, Sheldon, and Penny — when The Big Bang Theory joined the schedule, it boosted Conan’s numbers big.

  • PSocks

    conan has a GOOD lead in and does well? i guess it must be nice not to have to ride the coat tails of the jay leno show

  • Red Jane

    Team CoCo for sure – Great news!

  • GARebelman

    It should say “Thanks to Big Bang Theory repeating so well Conan scores big weekly growth”

  • Anon

    Sure, lead-in matters. That’s nothing new.

    Regardless, CONAN is a great show. Glad audiences are finding him.

  • cas127

    Makes you wonder if all this PR flackery is actually a contra-indicator of success – a symptom of underlying troubles between the show and the network.

    As in “We know it is quarterly review time, please don’t cancel us, the ratings have been trending up (for a week, within the margin of sampling error), yadda yadda…”

  • rif

    This is more about a stray dip the previous week than anything special this week, both for Conan and for the BBT reruns.

  • André

    It should say “Thanks to Big Bang Theory repeating so well Conan scores big weekly growth”


  • Travis

    Go Conan!

  • Ted

    Hilarious show, glad people are tuning in on TV in addition to all of the online viewers.

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