Kids’ Choice Awards Draw Record Ratings

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Nickelodeon slimed the ratings Saturday with its 20th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards.

The event, hosted by Justin Timberlake from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, was the awards show most-watched ever among kids 2-11, kids 6-11, tweens 9-14 and total viewers.

On average, 6.1 million total viewers watched the show March 31 from 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m., a 3% increase over last year’s record performance, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

The show delivered a 14.0 rating among kids 6-11, an 11% improvement over the 2006 KCAs, translating into 2.8 million of those viewers. Among tweens 9-14, the event generated a 12.5 rating, up 12% from 2006, with 2.6 million of those viewers watching on average. With kids 2-11, the 2007 KCAs pulled a 10.3 rating and a record 3.4 million viewers.

In addition, network officials said more kids voted than ever this year, with a record of 40 million votes on Nick.com, Nicktropolis, TurboNick and Nick Mobile.

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