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KidsWB Saturday Ratings

posted on 2003-05-23 19:09 EDT
Kids WB has released their May Sweeps ratings, indicating that their saturday block beat all other competition including Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. Kids WB also announced Megaman: NT Warrior's premiere week ratings.

Announced as the "highest season numbers in Kids WB history", this Spring season saw the Kids WB Saturday morning block capture all of the top kids demographics.

The continued strength of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokémon as well as the strong premiere of Megaman: NT Warrior allowed Kids WB to finish the May Sweeps as the #1 network amongs all other Saturday morning competition, with a rating of (3.2/14) for Kids 2-11. From this time last year, Kids WB has gained viewers, with an increase in Tweens 9-14 (+15%/+11%), with significant growth amongst female viewers.

Yu-Gi-Oh! ranked #1 overall with Boys 6-11 (8.7/32), Tweens 9-14 (5.6/25), and Male Tweens 9-14 (9.3/37), #2 in Boys 2-11 (6.5/25), and #5 in Kids 6-11 (5.6/22). Yu-Gi-Oh!'s season numbers also put it as the #1 program for the season for many of the above demographics.

Pokémon - Master Quest placed #3 in Boys 6-11 (7.5/26), Tweens 9-14 (4.6/20), and Male Tweens 9-14 (6.9/28), and the #2 broadcast program for Kids 2-11 (4.2/16).

Fox Box, meanwhile, lags behind with a (1.8/8) rating amongst Kids 2-11.

With respect to May 18th's ratings, Megaman: NT Warrior finished #2 overall amongst Boys 6-11 (6.6/26), and #5 in Boys 2-11 (5.2/21) despite a 9:30am timeslot.

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