Disney Channel Rings in 2013 as the Number 1 Network Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens

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January 8th, 2013

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Fresh Off Historic 2012 Sweep as TV’s #1 Total Day Network, Disney Channel Rings in 2013 as #1 Network Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens,

Levying 20-Week Highs and Most-Watched Opening Week of the Year Ever

 

~ 82nd Week at #1 in Kids 6-11/Tweens; 61st and 63rd Weeks with Double-Digit Edge

~Boasts 2nd-Largest Competitive Edge Over Nickelodeon Ever in Tweens

 

Friday’s Premiere of “Tangled” is Week’s #1 Scripted Cable TV Telecast in

Total Viewers, with 5.4 Million Total Viewers, and TV’s #1 Telecast Across Kids

 

 

Disney Channel: Total Day and Prime Highlights

 

For the week of December 31, 2012, Disney Channel celebrated the New Year with its most-watched opening week in the network’s history – and 20-week highs (since week of 8/20/12) – ranking as TV’s #1 network in Total Day across Kids 2-11 (1.15 million/2.9 rating), Kids 6-11 (774,000/3.3 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (658,000/2.8 rating), and the #2 cable TV network in Total Viewers (2.09 million), behind only College Football Bowl-powered ESPN. This marked the network’s 82nd consecutive week at #1 in Kids 6-11 and Tweens, and its 61st (+42% – vs. 545,000) and 63rd straight weeks (+74% – vs. 378,000) boasting double-digit wins, respectively. In fact, it was the network’s 2nd-largest competitive advantage ever over Nickelodeon in Tweens.

 

In Prime, Disney Channel extended its streak as the #1 cable TV network to 401 consecutive weeks in Kids 6-11 (1.10 million/4.7 rating – over 7 1/2 years) and to 137 consecutive weeks in Tweens 9-14 (914,000/3.8 rating – over 2 1/2 years).

 

  • Friday’s basic cable TV premiere of “Tangled” (8:00 – 9:45 p.m.) ranked as the week’s #1 scripted cable TV telecast in Total Viewers (5.40 million), and TV’s #1 telecast in Kids 2-11 (2.64 million/6.7 rating), Kids 6-11 (1.73 million/7.3 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.31 million/5.5 rating).
    A Saturday morning encore (9:00 – 10:45 a.m.) was also solid, standing as the week’s #2 scripted cable TV telecast in Total Viewers (4.66 million) and TV’s #2 telecast in Kids 2-11.

 

  • Disney Channel held the Top 4 TV Telecasts in Kids 2-11:

 

 

 

  • Disney Channel aired the Top 3 TV Telecasts in Kids 6-11:

 

 

  • Disney Channel held the Top 3 Cable TV Telecasts in Tweens:

 

 

[Source: NTI, U.S. ratings. Week of 12/31/12-1/6/12: Live + Same Day. Largest competitive advantage in TW9-14 tied with week of 8/27/12).

 
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