Strong Demos Possible for Disney


The debut of Disney Channel animated series Kim Possible broke records
Friday night.

The show, which bowed June 7 at 6:30 p.m., scored a 7.0 tween nine-through-14
rating -- the best ever for the network with an original-series premiere among
that audience -- according to Disney officials.

Among boys nine through 14, Kim Possible garnered a 5.4 rating,
another network-best for a series start.

On a household basis, the series produced a 2.2 rating, according to Nielsen
Media Research data, delivering 1.75 million households and 2.5 million total
viewers -- the best yet for any original-series premiere on the channel.

Over the next two episodes, airing at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Kim
maintained a 2.1 household rating.

Among kids six through 11, Kim Possible averaged a 5.5 rating. The
highest rating among that group came during the third half-hour, when it
achieved a 6.1 with that demo.