Weekly Ratings Notes for Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, TBS, TNT & TruTV: 'Cold Justice', 'Hardcore Pawn', 'Adventure Time', 'Teen Titans GO!' + More

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September 24th, 2013

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via press release:

Adult Swim
Across the fourth week of September 2013, Adult Swim’s Total Day ranked #1 with adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and men 18-24 & 18-34 on basic cable this week. Compared to the same week in 2012, Total Day delivery increase among all targeted demos – adults 18-24 by 26%, adults 18-34 by 19%, adults 18-49 by 21%, men 18-24 by 44%, men 18-34 by 27% and men 18-49 by 30%.

Compared to the same week in 2012, Primetime (Broadcast definition) delivery increased among adults 18-24 by 35%, adults 18-34 by 32%, adults 18-49 by 25%, men 18-24 by 40%, men 18-34 by 28% and men 18-49 by 23%.

Sunday’s second season episode premiere of the highly anticipated animated series, China, IL (11:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period with all targeted adults and men 18-34, while increasing with all adults and men 18-24/18-34.

The episode premiere of Childrens Hospital (Thursday, 12 a.m.) ranked #1 in its time periods with adults 18-24 and increased with all adults and men 18-34/18-49 vs. the same time period last year. The new episode of NTSF:SD:SUV:: increased among adults 18-34, 18-49 & men 18-34, 18-49 vs. the same time period last year.

Adult Swim programming accounted for 25 of the top 50 telecasts on basic cable for the week with adults 18-34 and 23 of the top 50 with men 18-34, both more than any other network.

TBS
TBS ranked as basic cable's #1 entertainment network in primetime with adults 18-49 last week. The network continues to be basic cable's top-ranked network in that key demo for the year-to-date, as well.

TBS's primetime telecasts of The Big Bang Theory averaged 2.2 million viewers last week, including 1.1 million adults 18-49. The show also scored all 25 of basic cable's Top 25 sitcom telecasts for the week among viewers and adults 18-49.

TNT
TNT's newest hit series, Cold Justice, has scored more than 2.3 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery for last Tuesday's episode, including 798,000 adults 25-54. Meanwhile, the Sept. 3 series premiere of Cold Justice chalked up a final tally of 3.7 million viewers in Live + 7, with 1.2 million adults 25-54.

Also in Live + 7, the Sept. 3 episode of TNT's blockbuster hit Rizzoli & Isles climbed to a total of 8.7 million viewers, with 3.0 million adults 25-54.

truTV
truTV's Hardcore Pawn scored strong growth Tuesday night at 9 p.m., drawing a total of 2.4 million viewers (+27% vs. the prior week). Among truTV's key demos, the show grabbed 1.0 million adults 18-49 (+32% vs. the prior week) and 516,000 men 18-49 (+18%). Hardcore Pawn ranked as one of ad-supported cable's Top 3 programs in the timeslot with total viewers and adults 18-49. It also led truTV to a Top 10 finish for the night.

Lizard Lick Towing (Monday at 9 p. m.) attracted 1.4 million viewers last week and ranked as one of ad-supported cable's Top 5 programs in the timeslot with adults 18-49 (699,000) and men 18-49 (391,000).

truTV.com continues to show year-over-year growth, last week drawing 1.3 million visits (+7%), 7.7 million page views (+4%) and 1.1 million daily unique visitors (+5%).

Cartoon Network
During the fourth week of September 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.

Monday’s episode premiere of Regular Show (7:30 p.m.) ranked as the #1 telecast of the week among boys 6-11 & 9-14, #1 of the day with all targeted boys, and #1 in its time period with all targeted kids. The episode premiere of our newest animated series, Uncle Grandpa (8 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period with all targeted kids and boy demos. The episode premiere of Adventure Time (7 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period with kids 9-14 and all boys demos. Furthermore, these premiere episodes increased by double digits among targeted kids and boys vs. the same time period last year.

Cartoon Network was the #1 destination for all targeted boys on Tuesday Night (7-9 p.m.). The episode premiere of Total Drama All-Stars (7 p.m.) ranked as the #1 telecast of the day with boys 6-11 & 9-14, and #1 in its time period with kids 6-11, 9-14 & all targeted boy demos. Additionally, The Amazing World of Gumball (7:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period with these same demos.

Wednesday’s episode premiere of Teen Titans GO! (7:30 p.m.) ranked as the #1 telecast of the day with boys 6-11 & 9-14, while increasing by double-digit growth with all targeted kids and boy demos.

Cartoon Network was the #1 destination for all targeted boys on Thursday Night (7-9 p.m.), with the night up with kids 2-11, 6-11 & all boys. The season episode premiere of Dragons: Defenders of Berk (7:30 p.m.) ranked as the #1 telecast of the day with all key boys, while growing by double digits with all targeted kids & boy demos vs. the same time period last year. The new episode of Legends of Chima (7 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period with all targeted boys.

Cartoon Network was the #1 destination vs. all TV among boys 6-11 & 9-14 on Friday Night 7-9 p.m., ranked #1 with all targeted boys on Saturday Night, and #1 with boys 2-11 on Sunday Night.

Saturday morning’s increased among all targeted kids and boy demos vs. the same time period last year, with Tenkai Knights (7:30 a.m.), Beyblade: Shogun Steel (8 a.m.) and Pokemon BW: Adventures in Unova (8:30 a.m.) ranking #1 in its time period with boys 9-14.
 

 

 
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