via press release:
TNT's Monday night lineup got off to an outstanding start last week, with the second-season premiere of the hit drama Major Crimes topping the charts as the week's #1 program on basic cable. The show has already grown its audience to more than 6.5 million viewers in Live + 3, while its demo deliveries have risen to 2.1 million adults 25-54 and 1.7 million adults 18-49.
In addition to its victory among total viewers, Major Crimes joined Sunday night's episode of Falling Skies in giving TNT two of basic cable's Top 3 scripted programs for the week with adults 25-54. The shows also accounted for two of basic cable's Top 6 dramas for the week among adults 18-49.
Last Monday, TNT also debuted its brand new series King & Maxwell. The private-eye drama, starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn, has already expanded its premiere audience to 4.9 million viewers in Live + 3, including 1.5 million adults 25-54 and 1.2 million adults 18-49.
The June 9 season premiere of TNT's epic drama series Falling Skies has grown its audience to 5.7 million viewers in Live + 3 viewing, with 3 million adults 25-54 and more than 2.7 million adults 18-49. Meanwhile, this past Sunday's installment of the sci-fi drama has garnered 2.8 million viewers in Live + Same Day, including 1.5 million adults 25-54 and 1.2 million adults 18-49.
So far this summer, TNT's primetime delivery of adults 18-49 has grown by +3% in Live + Same Day, driven in part by a +13% boost among adults 18-34.
On the sports front, TNT's coverage of NASCAR Spring Cup Racing from Michigan on Sunday ranked as basic cable's #1 sports program for the week, with more than 4.5 million viewers and 2 million adults 25-54.
Adult Swim’s total day ranked #1 among adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and men 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 on basic cable this week. Compared to the same week in 2012, Total Day delivery grew among adults 18-24 by 6%, adults 18-34 by 6%, and adults 18-49 by 1%.
In primetime (Broadcast definition), Adult Swim ranked #1 among all basic cable networks for delivery of adults 18-34. Compared to the same week in 2012, Primetime delivery grew across the board—adults 18-24 by 23%, adults 18-34 by 22%, adults 18-49 by 13%, men 18-24 by 15%, men 18-34 by 13% and men 18-49 by 5%.
NTSF:SD:SUV:: (Thursday, 12 a.m.) ranked #1 in its time period among all adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and men 18-24 & 18-34, while earning gains among all targeted adults and men 18-34 & 18-49 vs. the same time period last year.
A new episode of The(Sunday, 12 a.m.) ranked #1 in its timeslot with all targeted adults and men, increasing delivery by double-digits across the board – ranging between 29% and 92% – vs. the same time period last year.
Saturday night’s new episodes of Bleach (12 a.m.), and One Piece (1 a.m.) each ranked #1 in their respective timeslots with all targeted adults and young men, while Naruto (12:30 a.m.) and Soul Eater (1:30 a.m.) ranked #1 in their respective time periods among adults 18-24 & 18-34 and all targeted male demos.
Adult Swim programming accounted for 33 of the top 50 telecasts on basic cable for the week – more than any other network – among adults 18-34.
TBS's hit sitcom Sullivan & Son kicked off its second season Thursday night with 2.4 million viewers in Live + 3, including 1.3 million adults 18-49 and 580,000 adults 18-34. The show ranked as one of basic cable's Top 10 scripted originals with adults 18-49 for the week.
With Sullivan & Son and episodes of, TBS claimed 18 of basic cable's Top 20 sitcom telecasts for the week among viewers. TBS also scored 19 of the Top 20 among adults 18-49 and 16 of the top 20 among adults 18-34.
TBS's hidden-camera comedy Who Gets the Last Laugh? closed out its first season Tuesday night with 1.4 million viewers in Live + 3, including 771,000 adults 18-49 and 346,000 adults 18-34.
Across the third week of June 2013, Cartoon Network ranked as television’s #1 network for Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, and #1 in Total Day delivery of boys 6-11 & 9-14.
Cartoon Network was the #1 television network among all boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14 on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday night, #1 among boys 6-11 & 9-14 on Monday night, and #1 among boys 9-14 on Tuesday & Friday Night (7-9p).
A new episode of the original animated series(Monday, 8 p.m.) was the #1 telecast of the week among boys 9-14, #1 for the day among boys 6-11 & 9-14 and #1 in its time period among kids 9-14 and all key boys. Similarly, a new episode of the original animated series (Monday, 7:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its timeslot with kids 9-14 and all boy demos.
A new episode of the award-winning The Amazing World of Gumball (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.) scored as the #1 telecast of the day among boys 2-11 & 6-11, and #1 in its time period among kids 2-11 & 6-11 and all boy demos.
Cartoon Network’s newest original series Teen Titans GO! (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.) presented a new episode that ranked as the #1 telecast of the day among boys 9-14, and #1 in its time period among all boy demos.
New episode premieres of Pokemon BW: Adventures in Unova (Saturday, 8:30a) and Beyblade: Metal Fury (Saturday, 8 a.m.) ranked #1 in their respective time periods among boys 9-14.
truTV's hit seriesserved up 1.7 million viewers Tuesday night at 9 p.m. and ranked as one of ad-supported cable's Top 5 entertainment programs in the timeslot with men 18-49 (386,000). It also fueled truTV to a Top 10 ad-supported cable ranking for the night among men 18-49 and men 18-34. For the season, is averaging 2.6 million viewers in Live + 7, with 1.3 million adults 18-49 and 676,000 men 18-49.
truTV's Thursday primetime lineup, featuring new episodes of Top 20 Funniest and World's Dumbest…, propelled the network to a Top 5 finish among ad-supported networks for the night with men 18-49 and Top 10 rankings with key adult demos and men 18-34. In their individual timeslots, Top 20 Funniest ranked as one of ad-supported cable's Top 5 programs in the 9 p.m. hour with men 18-49, while World's Dumbest earned a Top 5 time-period ranking among men 18-34.
NBA TV’s premiere of The Doctor, a documentary on the iconic Julius “Dr. J” Erving, on Monday, June 10, delivered 631,000 total viewers to become the second most-watched original program ever on the network. Additionally, the network’s NBA GameTime pre- and post-game coverage of The Finals is averaging 179,000 total viewers through five games, up 23% compared with The Finals through Game 5 last year.