'Dog Days of Summer' Event Drives Best-Ever Week on HUB TV Network

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August 28th, 2012

via press release:

 

SCORCHING ‘DOG DAYS OF SUMMER’ EVENT DRIVES

BEST-EVER WEEK ON THE HUB TV NETWORK, CAPPING

BEST-EVER MONTH OF AUDIENCE DELIVERIES

 

Network Closes Summer Season with Significant Across-the-Board Growth

And Momentum in Key Demographics

 

 

LOS ANGELES – The success of Hub TV Network’s “Dog Days of Summer” programming event during the week of August 20-26 drove the network to its best weekly audience delivery in the history of the network and capped an August that delivered the best-ever monthly performance among all key demographics.  The record-setting week and month closed a summer that saw significant progressive growth every month throughout the season.

 

The Hub TV’s “Dog Days of Summer” event (Monday-Friday, 8-10 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.), featured a prime time lineup of popular dog-related movies including “Hotel For Dogs,” “Air Bud 3: World Pup,” “Scooby-Doo,” “Air Bud 4: Seventh Inning Fetch,” “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed,” and a Saturday marathon of the series “Pound Puppies” and the movie “Air Bud 3: World Pup.”

 

For the month of August The Hub earned the best-ever audience deliveries in the history of the network in both Total Day and Prime Time, with high double-digit increases among key demographics versus one year ago. (See below.)

 

For the week of August 20-26, The Hub earned the best-ever audience deliveries in the history of the network in both Total Day and Prime Time with outstanding double and triple-digit increases among key demographics versus one year ago. (See below.)

With this week’s strong performance, in Total Day (Monday–Sunday, 6 a.m.–6 a.m.), The Hub has demonstrated year-to-year gains for 34 consecutive weeks among Kids 2-11, Persons 2+ and Households.

 

August 2012 (All times ET)

  • August 2012 marked The Hub’s best-ever month in Total Day (Monday–Sunday, 6 a.m.-6 a.m.) among all key demographics including Kids 2-11 (63,000), Kids 6-11 (34,000), Women 18-49 (27,000), Adults 18-49 (50,000), Persons 2+ (141,000) and Households (97,000).

 

  • In Total Day, The Hub earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+80%, 63,000), Kids 6-11 (+70%, 34,000), Women 18-49 (+80%, 27,000), Adults 18-49 (+79%, 50,000), Persons 2+ (+81%, 141,000) and Households (+76%, 97,000).

 

  • August 2012 marked The Hub’s best-ever month in Prime (Monday–Sunday, 8–11 p.m.) among key demographics including Kids 2-11 (62,000), Kids 6-11 (39,000), Persons 2+ (193,000) and Households (134,000).

 

  • In Prime (Monday–Sunday, 8–11 p.m.), The Hub earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+59%, 62,000), Kids 6-11 (+44%, 39,000), Women 18-49 (+84%, 46,000), Adults 18-49 (+83%, 77,000), Persons 2+ (+79%, 193,000) and Households (+84%, 134,000).

 

Week of 8/20/12(All times ET)

  • This week marked The Hub’s best- ever week in Total Day among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Households.

 

  • In Total Day, The Hub earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+112%, 72,000), Kids 6-11 (+95%, 37,000), Women 18-49 (+87%, 28,000), Adults 18-49 (+79%, 50,000), Persons 2+ (+101%, 153,000) and Households (+98%, 107,000).

 

  • This week marks The Hub’s best-ever Prime (Monday – Sunday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.) average among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Persons 2+ and Households, and tied the best Prime average among Women 18-49.

 

  • In Prime, The Hub earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+255%, 103,000), Kids 6-11 (+245%, 69,000), Women 18-49 (+155%, 56,000), Adults 18-49 (+153%, 91,000), Persons 2+ (+218%, 267,000) and Households (+197%, 187,000).

 

  • In Total Day (Monday–Sunday, 6 a.m.–6 a.m.), The Hub has demonstrated year-to-year gains for 34 consecutive weeks among Kids 2-11, Persons 2+ and Households.

 

Week of 8/20/12 Programming Highlights (All times ET)

  • The Hub’s “Dog Days Of Summer” event (Monday-Friday, 8-10 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.), earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+213%, 141,000), Kids 6-11 (+291%, 86,000), Women 18-49 (+146%, 59,000), Adults 18-49 (+87%, 86,000), Persons 2+ (+160%, 294,000) and Households (+141%, 190,000).

 

  • “Pound Puppies” (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.) was the series’ best-ever telecast with Kids 6-11 (156,000), tying for the best-ever series telecast with Kids 2-11 (236,000).

 

  • Sunday’s “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (5-7 p.m.) was The Hub’s best movie airing ever among Kids 2-11 (317,000), Kids 6-11 (218,000), Persons 2+ (625,000) and Households (372,000).

 

  • A new episode of “Pound Puppies” (Saturday, 10:30 a.m.) earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+120%, 220,000), Kids 6-11 (+287%, 120,000), Women 18-49 (+33%, 28,000), Persons 2+ (+71%, 277,000) and Households (+43%, 152,000).

 

  • A new episode of “Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters” (Saturday, 2 p.m.) earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+336%, 48,000), Kids 6-11 (+178%, 25,000), Persons 2+ (+91%, 90,000) and Households (+29%, 58,000).

 

Summer 2012 (All times ET)

  • For the summer season (June-August), The Hub generated consecutive growth each month among Kids 2-11 (June, 51,000; July, 55,000; August, 63,000), Kids 6-11 (June, 26,000; July; 29,000; August, 34,000), Persons 2+ (June, 113,000; July; 120,000; August, 141,000) and Households (June, 78,000; July; 82,000; August, 97,000) in Total Day.

 

  • In Total Day, The Hub’s summer schedule earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+60%, 56,000), Kids 6-11 (+38%, 29,000), Women 18-49 (+53%, 23,000), Adults 18-49 (+43%, 43,000), Persons 2+ (+53%, 124,000) and Households (+52%, 85,000).

 

  • In Prime (Monday – Sunday, 8–11 p.m.), The Hub’s summer schedule earned year-to-year delivery gains among Kids 2-11 (+40%, 49,000), Kids 6-11 (+29%, 31,000), Women 18-49 (+38%, 33,000), Adults 18-49 (+42%, 61,000), Persons 2+ (+47%, 157,000) and Households (+51%, 110,000).

 

 

(Source: Nielsen; program based dayparts; most current; 5/28/12-8/26/12 vs. 5/30/11-8/28/11; 7/30/12-8/26/12 vs. 8/1/11-8/28/11; 8/20/12-8/26/12 vs. 8/22/11-8/28/11; growth by delivery)

 
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