via press release:
NICKELODEON WINS THE WEEK WITH KIDS AND TOTAL VIEWERS
SpongeBob SquarePants is Number-One Animated Series with Kids; Net Scores Week’s Top Three Preschool Series,
Led by PAW Patrol
NEW YORK – March 11, 2014 – Nickelodeon closed the second week of March (3/3/14-3/9/14) as the top basic cable net with Kids 2-11 (2.7/876K) and total viewers (1.7M), securing the top spots in animation and preschool.
Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants was the week’s number-one animated series with Kids 6-11, averaging a 4.6/895K. The net also scored the week’s top three shows with Kids 2-5, led by PAW Patrol, which averaged a 7.9/974K with K2-5 (+36% versus a year ago), Wallykazam!, the network’s latest addition to its preschool lineup, averaged a 6.1/944K (+95%) and Team Umizoomi took the third spot with a 5.9/915K (+61%).
Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 19 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).