Monday, July 20, 2015

Ratings Topper

The Mouse doesn't seem to hit sour notes with large or small screen cartoons.

Disney XD’s Gravity Falls midseason debut has clocked that network’s biggest audience to date for a regular series telecast, in Live + 3 ratings. The episode that premiered last Monday averaged 2.319 million viewers. It also logged a network best among kids 2-11 (1.036 million/2.6 rating), boys 2-11 (686,000/3.4 rating).

Overall, Gravity Falls now accounts for Disney XD’s Top 7 regular animated series telecasts of all time in kids 6-11, the Top 4 in boys 6-11 and Top 5 in kids 2-11.

Gravity Falls ranked as the No. 1 program in its Monday 8:30 PM time period in all of television, across all kids and boys 2-11, 6-11 and 6-14 demographics. It was cable TV’s No. 1 scripted telecast in total viewers. ...

Creator and exec producer Alex Hirsch will likely see his baby go way beyond the three season arc he originally envisioned.

Big ratings generally cause our friendly conglomerates to extend the lives of TV shows under their purview. Because the ringing of cash registers is a sweet sound that they are extend ... and extend.


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