via press release:
“THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW” NEARLY DOUBLES ITS TIME PERIOD RATINGS IN ITS DEBUT LAST NIGHT
New Syndicated Talker Is #1 Late-Night Show on Broadcast Television in Key Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Demos in Local People Meter Markets
Top Late-Night Show in Los Angeles; #1 In Adults 18-49 and 25-54 in New York
LOS ANGELES, CA – September 10, 2013 – THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW made its debut in late night yesterday with an 1.9 HH rating/4 share, nearly doubling its time period average, according to Nielsen Media Research metered market ratings (primary runs only).
ARSENIO’s 1.9 was a +90% increase over the September 2012 time period average of a 1.0/2. ARSENIO also built upon its lead-in average (1.6/3) by 19 percent.
ARSENIO beat every other late-night talk show on broadcast television in the key demos of Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 (in the 25 Local People Meter markets).
· ARSENIO was #1 in Adults 25-54 with a 1.2/5, ahead of all other late-night broadcast veterans.
· ARSENIO was #1 in Adults 18-49 with a 1.0/4, ahead of all other late-night broadcast shows.
Market highlights include:
· Airing on Tribune’s KTLA in Los Angeles, ARSENIO was the #1 late-night talk show with a 3.2 HH rating. It was also #1 in the time period.
· Airing on Tribune’s WPIX in New York, ARSENIO was #1 late-night talk show in adults 25-54 with a 1.5 rating and #1 in Adults 18-49 with a 1.2 rating. It was #2 in households with a 1.6, beating all talk show competition except Letterman.
In the first episode, Hall welcomed comedian and actor Chris Tucker as his first guest, as well as surprise guests Snoop Dogg and Paula Abdul and a tape appearance by Jay Leno.
THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW airs in syndication. It is anchored by the 17 stations in the Tribune Broadcasting station group, which is also a partner in the show. Check local listings for stations and time slots.
THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW is produced by Eye Productions Inc., in association with Arsenio Hall Communications Ltd. and Octagon Entertainment Productions, and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. Arsenio Hall, John Ferriter and Neal Kendall are executive producers.
Web site: http://www.arseniohall.com