Nickelodeon Celebrates Earth Day With New Episodes

Nickelodeon is celebrating Earth Day with a weekend full of exploring nature and helping the environment, beginning Friday, April 20, at 9:00 a.m (ET/PT). Catch brand-new episodes of Nick preschool hits including: Max & Ruby, Franklin and Friends, Fresh Beat Band; and a never-before-seen episode of the hit animated series The Penguins of Madagascar. The network will also encore green-themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants “SpongeBob’s Last Stand,” iCarly “iGo Nuclear” and Big Time Rush “Green Time Rush.”

Disney Channel Ratings Highlights for April 9 – 15, 2012

During the week of April 9, 2012, Disney Channel swept the competition in Total Day for the 2nd consecutive week, ranking as cable TV’s #1 network in Total Viewers (1.60 million) and TV’s #1 network across all core kid demographics, Kids 2-11 (931,000/2.3 rating), Kids 6-11 (618,000/2.5 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (499,000/2.1 rating). In fact, this marked Disney Channel’s 44th consecutive week ranking as TV’s #1 network on a total day basis in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 (dates back to June 13, 2011) and the 6th time in the previous 7 weeks in Kids 2-11. It was the #1 cable TV network in Total Viewers for the 5th time in the prior 6 weeks.

Disney Junior Ratings Highlights for April 9 – 15, 2012

For the week of April 9, 2012, Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffins” on Disney Channel qualified the #1 TV series for the 3rd consecutive week in Kids 2-5 (789,000/4.7 rating), the #1 TV series for the 2nd straight week in Girls 2-5 (392,000/4.8 rating) and the #1 preschool TV series for the 2nd week in a row in Women 18-49 (376,000/0.6 rating). In Boys 2-5, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” (403,000/4.7 rating) and “Doc McStuffins” (397,000/4.7 rating) tied as the highest-rated TV series, marking the 11th week in a row a Disney Junior series has been #1 in Boys.

Cartoon Network Ratings Highlights for April 9 – 15, 2012

For the third week in a row this month, Cartoon Network claimed television’s #1 network on all TV for the week among boys (2-11, 6-11, 9-14) in Early Evening Prime (7-9 p.m.), charting substantial double-digit delivery growth across all kids demos in both Prime and Total Day, ranging between 18% and 42%. In Prime (7-9 p.m.), average kids 2-11 delivery (897,000) grew by 18%, kids 6-11 (660,000) by 31% and kids 9-14 (551,000) by 42%. In Total Day, average kids 2-11 (609,000) grew by 25%, kids 6-11 (415,000) by 37% and kids 9-14 (330,000) by 37%.

“The Legend of Korra” Premiere Scores 4.5 Million Viewers

Nickelodeon’s highly anticipated premiere of The Legend of Korra (Saturday, April 14, 11a.m. ET/PT), scored a strong 4.5 million total viewers, ranking as basic cable’s number-one kids’ show and top animated program for the week with total viewers. The series, which continues the mythology of the beloved animated franchise Avatar: The Last Airbender, also posted double and triple-digit increases across all kid and tween demos, averaging a 5.7/1.2 million K6-11 (+36%), 6.3/1.3 million T9-14 (+125%) and 5.5/1.9 million K2-11 (+17%). The Legend of Korra also ranks as the network’s most-watched animated series premiere in three years.

Season Three of “Good Luck Charlie” Premieres May 6

Season Three of the hit comedy series for the entire family “Good Luck Charlie” will premiere with back-to-back episodes SUNDAY, MAY 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. It’s more diapers, bottles and onesies for the Duncans as they prepare to welcome the newest member of their family. Baby Duncan, whose name was chosen by more than 25 million votes worldwide on, will make its debut during a special one hour episode premiering this summer.

The Hub Ratings Highlights for April 9 – 15, 2012

A powerful Saturday lineup of programming — the network’s best Saturday performance in 21 weeks — and the continued strong performances of its original series throughout the week drove The Hub TV Network to another week of solid audience increases in total day among key demographics for the week of April 9-15, versus one year ago.

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