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Yu-Gi-Oh! at top of Ratings

posted on 2002-04-18 20:17 EDT
KIDS'WB! Press Release announces that Yu-Gi-Oh! is the top rated TV show in several categories, helping push KIDS' WB! to the top as well.

With the help of the top rated Yu-Gi-Oh! tv show, KIDS'WB! has become the #1 network for during the morning in the Boys 6-11 Category. Yu-Gi-Oh! itself was the number one show in several categories (Boys 6-11 cable & broadcast, Boys 2-11 broadcast only) and tied for number 1 with Jackie Chan Adventures in two more broadcast categories (Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11).

According to the press release Yu-Gi-Oh! garnered it's highest ratings to date in Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Boys 2-11 and Boys 6-11, suggesting that the show's #1 rank is not due to a failure amongst the competition but a testament to its growing popularity.

Yu-Gi-Oh! is currently ranked #47 in Lycos' top search list.

Excerpts from Press Release:

On Saturday, April 13, Yu-Gi-Oh!, at 11:00 a.m. ET, dominated all Saturday morning competition, including cable, as the #1 program among Boys 6-11 (6.8/25) and as the #1 broadcast program among Boys 2-11 (5.5/20). The animé-adventure tied for the #1 broadcast program spot in Kids 2-11 (3.7/15) and Kids 6-11 (4.6/19) with Jackie Chan Adventures (3.7/16 and 4.6/21). Yu-Gi-Oh! posted its best ratings season-to-date in Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Boys 2-11 and Boys 6-11.

Kids WB topped the broadcast and cable competition to rank as the #1 network for the morning in Boys 6-11 (5.3/23). The network continues its dominance over the broadcast competition by finishing #1 among Kids 2-11 (3.1/14), Kids 6-11 (3.7/17), Boys 2-11 (4.3/17), Girls 2-11 (1.8/9) and Girls 6-11 (2.1/11). Achieving outstanding year-to-year growth, Kids WB saw strong ratings/share gains in Kids 2-11 (+63%/+56%), Kids 6-11 (+32%/+42%), Boys 2-11 (+79%/+55%), Boys 6-11 (+43%/+44%), Girls 2-11 (+29%/+29%) and Girls 6-11 (+17%/+38%). Among Kids 2-11, Kids WB beat ABC (1.5/7) and Fox Kids (1.4/6) combined.

Additional Kids WB Saturday morning highlights include:

Finishing as the #2 broadcast and cable program in Boys 6-11 (6.3/27) for the morning, Jackie Chan Adventures, at 9:00 a.m. ET, led all time period competition, including cable, in Boys 2-11 (4.8/19) and Boys 6-11, and ranked #1 among its time period broadcast competition in Kids 2-11 (3.7/16), Kids 6-11 (4.6/21), Girls 2-11 (2.6/12) and Girls 6-11 (2.8/14).

Pokémon - Johto League Champions, at 10:00 a.m. ET, ranked among the top 10 broadcast and cable programs for the morning in Kids 2-11 (3.6/14), Kids 6-11 (4.0/17), Boys 2-11 (5.1/18) and Boys 6-11 (5.6/22).

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