via press release:
OXYGEN’S “DANCE YOUR ASS OFF” KICKS – OFF SEASON TWO WITH DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH AMONG ALL DEMOS
www.Oxygen.com Experiences Double and Triple Digit Increases for Premiere
New York, NY – June 8, 2010 — Last night’s “Dance Your Ass Off” season two premiere, hosted by Mel B (Spice Girls), kicked-off to a sensational start as the casting episode generated double digit increases vs. last year’s casting episode across all key demographics, according to Nielsen Media Research. Additionally the show site on www.Oxygen.com was up triple digits in unique visitors and double digits in page views compared with last year’s record setting launch.
Compared to the first season casting episode, “Dance Your Ass Off” season two casting episode, which unveiled the new contestants, was up double digits among A18-49 (up +59%), W18-49 (up +57%), W18-34 (up +15%), A18-34 (up +12%), and total viewers (up +35%). On the digital front, the “Dance Your Ass Off” show site on Oxygen.com was up +149% in unique visitors, a triple digit increase compared with last year’s casting episode, and up +71% in page views.
Last night’s premiere casting episode gave viewers a glimpse into the emotional and fun-filled casting process. Judge Lisa Lisa Ann Walter made stops across the country in Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago and New York searching for 25 hopefuls that were ready to dance their asses off at a final audition in Los Angeles. “Dance Your Ass Off” will settle into its regular timeslot with the second episode premiere on Monday, June 14 at 10pm ET/PT.