Monthly archives for December, 2010

“Transformers Prime” Sets Ratings Records for The Hub (Week of November 29 – December 5, 2010 Highlights)

The Hub, a television network for kids and their families, generated significant week-to-week audience gains with its five-part mini-series premiere presentation of the original animated series “Transformers Prime.” The special multi-part event (Monday-Friday, November 29-December 3, 6:30-7 p.m. ET) and its encore presentations included best-ever individual program ratings for the network among Households and Persons 2+. The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc.

38th Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

The 38th Annual Annie Award Nominations were announced today. Winners will be announced on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California.

Nick at Nite Airs “Glenn Martin, DDS” Celebrity-Filled Premieres December 20-24

Nick at Nite will host a celebrity-filled premiere week of its original stop-motion animated comedy series, Glenn Martin, DDS, beginning Monday, Dec. 20 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT) with brand new episodes every evening at 10:00 p.m. packed with celebrity guest stars including Fergie, Elijah Wood, Jimmy Kimmel, Bradley Whitford, Cheri Oteri, Jason Alexander, George Takei, Don Johnson, Ashley Tisdale, Jennette McCurdy, Chris Parnell, Paul Adelstein, Fran Drescher, Allison Janney, Jonathan Frakes, Rob Riggle, DJ Qualls and Patton Oswalt.

Disney XD vs. Nicktoons for the Week of November 22 – 28, 2010

Thanks to Cynopsis Kids, here’s a rundown of Disney XD and Nicktoons ratings from each day last week (Thanksgiving week). Monday – Sunday’s ratings only account for 6am-11pm, so following each day’s results is a summary of what each network aired.

Nickelodeon Ratings Highlights for November 2010

Nickelodeon notched another win as the top basic cable network for kids and total viewers in November, according to Nielsen Media Research (11/1/10-11/28/10) for total day. Nick at Nite and Nickelodeon’s digital networks posted strong monthly performances as well: Nick at Nite scored its most-watched November ever among total viewers and was number one among Women 18-49; and Nicktoons and TeenNick each reached record November performances among their respective key demos.

The Hub Ratings Highlights for November 22 – 28, 2010

The Hub, a television network for kids and their families, generated significant time period increases the week of November 22-28 with special holiday weekend programming, including highly anticipated sneak preview presentations of two of its original animated series, “Transformers Prime” and “G.I. Joe Renegades,” according to Nielsen Media Research data. The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc.

Cartoon Network Ratings Highlights for November 2010

Cartoon Network’s prime time performance across November 2010 expanded across all kid demos compared to November 2009—average kids 6-11 delivery (545,000) grew by 7%and ratings (2.2) by 5%, kids 2-11 delivery (772,000) grew by 4% and ratings (1.9) by 6%, and kids 9-14 delivery (430,000) and ratings (1.8) both grew by 6%.

“Young Justice” Preview Episode Scores Over 2.5 Million Viewers on Cartoon Network

Among key programming highlights for the month, a one-hour special event presentation YOUNG JUSTICE (Friday, Nov. 26, 7-8 p.m.) scored significant gains compared to the same time period last year, particularly among older boys and teens.

The Hub’s Holiday Programming Highlights

The Hub, a cable TV network for kids and their families, will bring viewers a special lineup of holiday programming that the entire family can enjoy Monday, December 20 – Friday, December 31. The schedule also includes a weekend of holiday-themed festivities highlighted by the world premiere of the new Hub Original Series “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: The Series,” Saturday, December 25 (8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET).