Disney Channel's 'Teen Beach Movie' Surges to 13.5 Million Total Viewers in L+7, Becoming the Number 2 Movie in Cable TV History

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August 5th, 2013

GRACE PHIPPS, GARRETT CLAYTON, MAIA MITCHELL, ROSS LYNCH

via press release:

Final Take Live + 7 Ratings – “Teen Beach Movie”

 

“Teen Beach Movie” Swells By More Than 5 Million Total Viewers in

L + 7 to Become #2 Movie In Cable TV History; #2 Cable TV Telecast Ever Across Major Youth Demos, Behind “High School Musical 2”

 

Disney Channel Original Movie Franchise Holds 5 of Cable TV’s

Top 6 Movies of All Time in Total Viewers

 

“Teen Beach Movie” (8:00-9:45 p.m.)

 

Based on a full week viewing, Disney Channel’s “Teen Beach Movie” surged by more than 5 million Total Viewers to become the #2 movie in cable TV history in Total Viewers (13.53 million) and the #2 cable TV telecast of all time across Kids 2-11 (7.94 million/20.0 rating), Kids 6-11 (6.37/27.0 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (5.11 million/21.5 rating), behind only “High School Musical 2.”

 

  • The blockbuster Disney Channel Original Movie franchise has now produced 5 of the Top 6 movies in cable TV history in Total Viewers:

 

 

 

  • Disney Channel is the home to the top performing telecasts in cable TV history:

 

  • “High School Musical 2” (8/17/07) #1 scripted cable telecast ever in Total Viewers (18.639 million); #1 cable TV telecast ever in Kids 2-11 (8.210 million), Kids 6-11 (6.536 million) and Tweens 9-14 (6.317 million).

 

  • Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension” (8/5/11) #1 animated cable TV telecast in Kids 2-11 (6.233 million).

 

  • “Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess” (11/18/12) –  #1 cable TV telecast ever in Kids 2-5 (2.91 million/18.2 rating) and Girls 2-5 (2.13 million/27.2 rating), and #1 preschool cable TV telecast in Total Viewers (8.17 million) and Women 18-49 (1.66 million).

 

  • Live + 7 versus Live + Same Day, “Teen Beach Movie” grew by 61% in Total Viewers (13.53 million vs. 8.39 million), by 73% in Kids 2-11 (7.94 million vs. 4.59 million), by 64% in Kids 6-11 (6.37 million vs. 3.89 million) and by 51% in Tweens 9-14 (5.11 million vs. 3.39 million).

 

Source: NTI, as dated.  U.S. ratings, Live + 7 and Live + Same Day. Movie ranker excludes mini-series.

 
  • Brady

    That guy on the left has some serious leg muscle !

  • jimmy

    Congratulations Disney!

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