‘Arsenio Hall’ Ratings Surge 56 Percent With Prince as Sole Guest
via press release:
Ratings for Arsenio Hall with sole guest Prince on Wednesday, March 5 averaged a 1.4/3 in the overnights, up 56% from the show’s February 2014 sweep average.
In the key A18-49 demo, Arsenio grew 50% to a 0.6/2, tying the rating for Jimmy Kimmel (0.6/3) and beating much of his late night competion that night, including Nightline (0.4/2), Conan (0.4/1), Craig Ferguson (0.3/2), Chelsea Lately (0.2/1), and others in the highly sought-after demographic.
On the rare television appearance, Prince performed a new tune, Funknroll and took questions from the audience.
Prince also performed the hit track She’s Always in My Hair on Arsenio, as well as premiering new song Mutiny – with his group 3RDEYEGIRL joining him, The New Power Generation and a 30-piece band on stage.