iCarly Finale Draws 6.4 Million Total Viewers, Ranks as November’s Top Telecast with Kids and Tweens

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November 28th, 2012

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iCarly Finale Draws 6.4 Million Total Viewers, Ranks as November’s
Top Telecast with Kids and Tweens
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants Rank as Top
Animated Series with Kids for the Month
Marvin Marvin Series Premiere Bows with 2.6 Million Total Viewers,
Posts Double-Digit Gains with Kids and Tweens
NEW YORK– Nov. 28, 2012– Nickelodeon’s hit comedy series iCarly scored 6.4 million total viewers with its hour-long finale, “iGoodBye” (Friday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT). The finale ranks as the top telecast for the month with all kid and tween demos. Also, SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) ended the month as the top two animated series with K2-11 across all TV and are basic cable’s top animated kids’ shows with total viewers, respectively. Nickelodeon’s newest addition to its live-action roster, Marvin Marvin, debuted with a strong 2.6 million total viewers, posting double-digit gains over last year with kids and tweens.
iCarly’s “iGoodbye” ranks as the top telecast with kids and tweens for November, averaging a 8.4/2.8 million K2-11 (+100%), 11.7/2.3 million K6-11, 12.5/2.6 million T9-14 and 6.4 million total viewers. The finale also ranks as basic cable’s top kids’ telecast with total viewers for the month.
For November, SpongeBob SquarePants and TMNT rank as the top two animated series with K2-11 across all TV, with SpongeBob averaging 6.2/2.1 million and TMNT averaging 4.9/1.6 million. The two series are also basic cable’s top animated shows among total viewers, with 4.1 million total viewers for SpongeBob and 3.3 million total viewers for TMNT.
Additionally, Nickelodeon’s brand-new live-action comedy series Marvin Marvin premiered on Saturday, Nov. 24, (8:30 p.m. ET/PT) and drew 2.6 million total viewers, winning its time period with all kid and tween demos. The premiere averaged a 4.1/1.4 million K2-11 and was up double-digits over last year with K6-11 (5.9/1.2 million, +26%) and T9-14 (5.9/1.2 million, +79%). Marvin Marvin stars internet sensation Lucas Cruikshank in his first lead role since the beloved Fred Figglehorn character. The new half-hour series follows the adventures of Marvin, a teenage alien with special powers who was sent to Earth by his parents in order to protect him from evil invaders on his home planet of Klooton. Marvin Marvin will air regularly on Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Nickelodeon closed the month of November as basic cable’s number-one network with kids 2-11 (2.8/949,000) and total viewers (1.8 million).
Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).
  • Glue

    Yay! I Loved The finale!

  • Allegra

    Piece of crap finale that should have aired 3 years ago, at least. Nickelodeon should have ended up the show at its peak, not after it lost a lot of its audience (and quality).

  • Casey

    YES TMNT FTW! Best show on television right now IMO!

  • Jon23812

    How many viewers did Victorious get?

  • Jon23812

    Never mind, found out. 3.4 million.

  • kit Carson Hamm

    I love the new last episode of iCarly and Miranda Cosgrove in USC FLIRTING WITH BOYS LOL!

  • Really

    Marvin, Marvin is so bad and embarrassing for Nick.

  • I luv nickelodeon

    Omg please shut up… Your totally pathetic..

  • Twist Of Fate

    iGoodbye was a great way to close the show. Other than the 6.4 million viewers, my only problem was they didn’t air a Sam & Cat or Gibby promo. I saw a House Of Anubis promo, though. Too bad that show sucks. I bet when it airs for real, Nick won’t promote it. I’m hoping for a promo for Sparky ( Timmy’s new magic dog ), during A Fairly Odd Christmas.

    A Fairly Odd Christmas – 3.7 – 4.6 million viewers

  • JT

    “Marvin MArvin” was the worst premiere ever. He can win but only because he follws the last chapter of iCarly. Let´s see what happen next week. I like Nickelodeon and I liked Fred. But Marvin Marvin was the worst show ever. We can said more than 2 millons watched his first chapter or more than 4 millon run away of “Marvin MArvin” after watched the last chapter of ICarly. The only good character was the antagonist of the first chapter (the son of Reba in Malibu Country), and he only was a guest character for the first chapter. Good end of ICarly. Bad start of Marvin Marvin.

  • Felicity

    I happened to like the first episode of Marvin Marvin. It establishes characters and gives it the idea of a real family; how is supposed to be. My biggest issue with iCarly was that adults are treated as stupid and always send off/ ordered around like the kids… LIKE THAT will happen on real life.
    Coming from a foster home, I like the idea of someone living on a real family and being accepted even if they are different.

    Besides, icarly aired of Friday, and Marvin Marvin was on Saturday, after Victorious, so the whole part you wrote about numbers is wrong, cause those 4 millions that watched Icarly, (friday) were probably at the movies the next day (saturday)

  • ikin

    me encanto en final de icarly ojala y vuelvan algun dia con un especial de reencuentro o algo por el estilo… no digo que ya pero si en algún momento

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