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 “Phineas and Ferb Across the 2nd Dimension” Posts Out of This World Ratings

TV’s No. 1 Scripted Telecast of 2011 in Kids 6-11, TV’s No. 1 Movie

in Tweens 9-14 and Cable’s No. 1 Movie in Total Viewers

Cable’s No. 1 Animated Telecast in Over 3 Years in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14;

~Becomes Cable’s No. 4 Animated Telecast of All Time Among Tweens 9-14

Summer 2011’s Most-Watched Friday Telecast Across All Television


Friday, August 5, 2011

Lauded by kids and adults around the world, the animated series “Phineas and Ferb” reached another pinnacle by inspiring a Disney Channel Original Movie “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension,” and, in its premiere telecast, the movie soared to become TV’s No. 1 scripted telecast of 2011 to date among Kids 6-11 (3.4 million/13.8 rating), TV’s No. 1 movie among Tweens 9-14 (2.6 million/10.8 rating) and cable’s No. 1 movie of the year in Total Viewers (7.6 million).

Also impressive, “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension” became cable’s No. 1 animated telecast in well over 3 years among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 (since 2/18/08 – “Fairly OddBaby”), and ranks No. 4 among all animated cable telecasts in the Tween demo.

  • “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension” was easily the No. 1 Friday TV telecast this summer in Total Viewers.
  • Overall, Disney Channel held Friday’s Top 10 TV telecasts in Kids 6-11, the Top 4 TV telecasts in Tweens 9-14 and the Top 3 on all cable in Total Viewers.
  • Virtually half of all available Kids 6-11 (49 share), Boys 6-11 (48 share) and Girls 6-11 (49 share) watching TV were tuned to “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.”
  • “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension” registered Disney Channel’s highest numbers in the time period in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 in nearly 2 years and in close to 1 year in Total Viewers – since 8/28/09 (“Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie”) and 9/3/10 (“Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam”), respectively.

(Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Live + Same Day, 8/5/11). Ratings based on national rating unless otherwise noted.

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