via press release:
TBS scored a key demo victory last week, ranking as basic cable's #1 entertainment network in primetime delivery of adults 18-49. With just four weeks left in the year, TBS is on pace to finish as basic cable's top network with adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 for 2013, while also chalking up solid across-the-board growth.
Tuesday’s episode of Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host on TBS averaged 1.3 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery, an +8% increase over the prior week). In the demos, Tuesday's episode has garnered 763,000 adults 18-49 (+4% vs. the prior week) and 467,000 adults 18-34 (+9%).
on TBS chalked up another slew of competitive victories, accounting for 18 of basic cable's Top 20 sitcom telecasts among viewers and 17 of the Top 20 among adults 18-49.
Across the 1st week of December 2013, Cartoon Network’s Total Day Delivery averages grew by double digits across all kid demos vs. the same week last year—kids 2-11 increased by 13%, kids 6-11 by 16% and kids 9-14 by 17%. Early Prime Delivery (7-9 p.m.) also grew among kids 2-11 by 5%, and among kids 6-11 by 4%.
Cartoon Network ranked as the #1 television network among boys 6-11 & 9-14 on Monday Night, the #1 network among boys 9-14 on Tuesday Night, and the #1 network among kids 2-11 and all boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14 on Saturday Night (7-9 p.m.). Monday and Tuesday nights overall grew by double-digits across all targeted kids and boy demos vs. the same time period last year, ranging between 12% and 59%.
On Monday night, a new episode premiere of(7:30 p.m.) scored as the #1 telecast of the week among boys 6-11 & 9-14, #1 telecast for the day among kids 6-11 & 9-14, and #1 in its time period among all targeted kids and boys. Similarly, a new episode of Steven Universe (8 p.m.) ranked #1 in its timeslot on basic cable among all boy demos, while (7 p.m.) ranked #1 among boys 6-11 & 9-14. and earned double-digit growth across all kids and boys vs. the same time period last year, ranging between 22% and 60%.
On Tuesday night, a new episode of Total Drama All-Stars (7 p.m.) and The Amazing World of Gumball (7:30 p.m.) each ranked #1 in their time periods on basic cable among all boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14. Immediately following, a new episode of Uncle Grandpa (8 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period among boys 6-11 & 9-14. All three animated series increased delivery by double and triple-digits among kids 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14 and all boys vs. the same time period last year, ranging between 30% and 103%.
Saturday morning episode premieres of Pokémon B&W: Adventures in Unova (8:30 a.m.)and Ben 10: Omniverse (9 a.m.) each ranked #1 in their respective time periods among boys 9-14.
Continuing its ratings streak into the 1st week of December, Adult Swim’s Total Day Delivery averages ranked #1 among adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and men 18-24 & 18-34 on basic cable. Compared to the same week in 2012, Total Day delivery grew among adults 18-34 by 6%, adults 18-49 by 4%, men 18-24 by 14%, men 18-34 by 20% and men 18-49 by 20%.
Thursday night’s new episode premiere of the Adult Swim original series Eagleheart (12 a.m.) ranked #1 in its time period among adult 18-24 & 18-34 and men 18-24 & 18-34.
All TOONAMI new episode premieres on Saturday night, including Bleach (12 a.m.), Naruto (12:30 a.m.), One Piece (1 a.m.), Soul Eater (1:30 a.m.) and Sword Art Online (2 a.m.), ranked #1 in their respective time periods among adults 18-24 & 18-34 and men 18-24 & 18-34. Each series also grew delivery of targeted young adult and men demos by double and triple digits vs. the same time periods last year, ranging between 33% and 106%.
Adult Swim programming – including, , and Aqua TV Show Show –accounted for half (25) of the top 50 telecasts on basic cable for the week among adults 18-34, and 32 of the top 50 among men 18-34, both more than any other network.
TNT's hit drama Major Crimes returned to kick off its winter run last Monday, scoring 5.1 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery. In TNT's target demo, the show's winter premiere drew 1.6 million adults 25-54 in Live + 3.