via press release:
TBS Scores Across-the-Board Growth on Strength of
Sullivan & Son, Deal With It and
TBS Continues to
Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and 18-49 for the Year-to-Date
TBS has chalked up solid growth this summer, driven by strong performances from its original sitcom Sullivan & Son, its new hit Deal With It and basic cable's #1 off-net comedy,. TBS continues to rank as basic cable's #1 network in primetime delivery of adults 18-34 and adults 18-49 for the year-to-date. For the summer, TBS is on pace to finish as basic cable's #1 full-time network in primetime with adults 18-34 (#2 behind Adult Swim among all basic cable networks).
Compared to last summer, TBS is charting primetime gains of +6% among total viewers, +7% among adults 18-49 and +11% among adults 18-34.
TBS's hit original comedy Sullivan & Son has performed extremely well in its second season, averaging 2.4 million viewers in Live + 7 delivery. Among key demos, Sullivan & Son has averaged 1.3 million adults 18-49 and 625,000 adults 18-34.
TBS's new hidden-camera hit Deal With It has gotten off to a terrific start, drawing 2.3 million viewers in its first season, as well as, 1.2 million adults 18-49 and 602,000 adults 18-34.
on TBS continues to reign as basic cable's #1 off-net comedy among total viewers and adults 18-49.
In the second half of 2013, TBS will launch three new series. Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), D.L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black will headline the new game show Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host. TBS will expand its late-night lineup with The Pete Holmes Show, which will followMonday-Thursday at midnight (ET/PT), beginning Oct. 28. And in November, TBS will launch Ground Floor, the new sitcom created by Emmy® nominees Bill Lawrence ( , Scrubs, Clone High) and Greg Malins ( , ), and starring Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect), Briga Heelan ( ) and John C. McGinley (Scrubs). Ground Floor is set to premiere Thursday, Nov. 14, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).