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Disney Channel's Camp Rock Sequel Is Cable's Top Telefilm Of 2010

9/05/2010 9:58 AM Eastern
Disney Channel started Labor Day weekend off on a high Nielsen note, notching its top telecast of 2010 and cable's top movie performance of the year with the debut of Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.The telepic, starring the network's Sonny With a Chance star Demi Lovato and musical/acting group the Jonas Brothers, averaged 8 million viewers on Sept. 3, according to Nielsen fast nationals data. Included in that total were 3.1 million kids 6 to 11 (12.8 rating) and 3.2 million tweens 9 to 14 (13.0 rating).

Despite the fame of its stars, the sequel to Camp Rock fell short of its progenitor, which averaged 8.9 million watchers, when it bowed on June 20, 2008.
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Stil, the new telepic's tally is certain to grow as it's also scheduled to encore on Sept. 4-6 at 8 p.m.

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In the meantime, some of Camp Rock 2's other Friday Nielsen highlights:
*The telefilm ranked as TV's No. 1 Labor Bay weekend telecast among the aforementioned kids demo groups, according to Disney Channel officials;
* In addition to being the network's top performer of 2010 to date, the original movie was TV's No. 1 scripted Friday telecast since the 8.4 million drawn by CBS's Numbers on March 12; and
* The movie pushed Disney Channel to the head of all TV from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., beating its closest broadcast competitor, ABC, by 95% in total viewers, surpassing Nickelodeon by 539% among kids 6 to 11 (3.1 million, versus 485,000) and by 644% among tweens (3.2 million to 430,000).

 

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