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Disney Channel’s Season Premiere of “JONAS L.A.,” Starring the Jonas Brothers, is the Week’s No. 1 TV Series in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, and Cable’s No. 1 Entertainment Series in Total Viewers.


“Sonny With a Chance” Delivers Its Best Ratings in At Least 3 Months in Total Viewers and Target Kids Demos.

One-Two Punch of “Sonny With a Chance” and “JONAS L.A.” Dominates the 8 O’clock Hour, Besting Nick-at-Nite by Double-Digit Percentages.

With 4 of the Week’s Top 5 Telecasts on TV in Kids 6-11 and 9 of the Top 10 in Tweens 9-14, Disney Channel is TV’s No. 1 Network in Prime in Key Kids.

Playhouse Disney Claims 4 of the Week’s Top 10 Programs in Target Kids 2-5 Demo

Week of June 14, 2010

Disney Channel’s season premiere of “JONAS L.A.” ranked as TV’s No. 1 series for the week in Kids 6-11 (1.3 million/5.1 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.2 million/4.8 rating), and cable’s No. 1 entertainment series in Total Viewers (3.3 million). The new season features new Jonas Brothers music, a new Southern California setting and a new serialized comedy format mark. It stars pop culture superstars Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas, Chelsea Staub and Nicole Anderson.

On Sunday, an original “Sonny With a Chance” posted the show’s best numbers in more 3 months (since 3/14/10) in Total Viewers (3.8 million) and Tweens 9-14 (1.4 million/5.7 rating), standing as its 2nd-most-watched telecast of the season in both demos. Sunday’s episode of “Sonny” ranked as the show’s third best of the season in Kids 6-11 (1.4 million/5.8 rating), marking its highest ratings since 3/21/10.

At 8 o’clock, the combination of “Sonny With a Chance” and “JONAS L.A.” were dominant winners in the hour in key kids demos, overshadowing runner-up Nick-at-Nite’s “Victorious” and “Big Time Rush” by 30% in Kids 6-11 (1.3 million vs. 1.0 million) and by 67% in Tweens 9-14 (1.3 million vs. 762,000). 

Boasting 4 of the week’s Top 5 telecasts in Kids 6-11 and 9 of the Top 10 in Tweens 9-14, Disney Channel was TV’s No. 1 network in Prime in Kids 6-11 (1.1 million/4.4 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (905,000/3.7 rating), marking the net’s 268th consecutive win in Kids 6-11. Furthermore, Disney Channel was TV’s No. 1 network in Total Day in Tweens 9-14 (629,000/2.6 rating).

In Kids 6-11, Disney Channel delivered 4 of the week’s Top 5 telecasts on TV:

 

 

 

 

 

P6-11

P6-11

PROGRAM

NET

START

END

DAY

US AA%

000s

SONNY WITH A CHANCE-06/18/2010

DSNY

9:00 PM

9:30 PM

….F..

6.3

1542

SUITE LIFE ON DECK-06/18/2010

DSNY

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

….F..

6.3

1542

GOOD LUCK CHARLIE-06/18/2010

DSNY

9:30 PM

10:00 PM

….F..

5.8

1430

ICARLY MOVIE: IPSYCHO-06/18/2010

NICK

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

….F..

5.8

1423

SONNY WITH A CHANCE-06/20/2010

DSNY

8:00 PM

8:25 PM

……S

5.8

1421

 

In Tweens 9-14, Disney Channel claimed 9 of the Top 10 TV telecasts of the week:

 

 

 

 

 

P9-14

P9-14

PROGRAM

NET

START

END

 DAY

US AA%

000s

NBA FINALS ON ABC-GM 7-06/17/2010

ABC

9:04 PM

11:59 PM

…T…

6.5

1,572

SUITE LIFE ON DECK-06/18/2010

DSNY

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

….F..

6.4

1,569

SONNY WITH A CHANCE-06/18/2010

DSNY

9:00 PM

9:30 PM

….F..

6.0

1,466

SONNY WITH A CHANCE-06/20/2010

DSNY

8:00 PM

8:25 PM

……S

5.7

1,395

GOOD LUCK CHARLIE-06/18/2010

DSNY

9:30 PM

10:00 PM

….F..

5.4

1,313

PIXAR SHORT FILMS-06/20/2010

DSNY

9:00 PM

10:40 PM

……S

5.1

1,236

SUITE LIFE ON DECK-06/19/2010

DSNY

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

…..S.

4.8

1,179

JONAS L.A.-06/20/2010

DSNY

8:30 PM

9:00 PM

……S

4.8

1,176

HANNAH MONTANA – LN-06/20/2010

DSNY

11:30 PM

12:00 AM

……S

4.7

1,154

WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PL -LN-06/18/2010

(Source:  ABC – Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Live + Same Day, 6/14-6/20/10). Ranks based on 000s, then rating, unless otherwise noted. Excludes programs 5 minutes or shorter in duration)


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