[SD] UPN Issues Press Release Touting Smackdown Success

The following was released by UPN:

“FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN” RANKS FIRST WITH MEN 18-34 AND TEENS; SECOND WITH PERSONS 12-34

“SMACKDOWN” Scores UPN’s Best Friday Delivery in 2 Years with Adults 18-34

“SMACKDOWN” Delivers Triple Digit Time Period Growth in Adults and Men

· UPN’S FIRST TWO-HOUR EDITION OF “FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN” RANKED FIRST FROM 8-10PM WITH MEN 18-34 (1.7/7) AND TEENS (1.4/7).

· “SMACKDOWN” WAS SECOND WITH PERSONS 12-34 (1.4/6) AND MEN 18-49 (1.7/6), BEHIND ONLY CBS.

· “SMACKDOWN” SCORED UPN’S BEST FRIDAY RATINGS AMONG ADULTS 18-34 (1.4/6) IN NEARLY 2 YEARS, SINCE 11/21/03 (VIBE AWARDS)

· “SMACKDOWN ” DELIVERS TRIPLE DIGIT GROWTH VERSUS SAME NIGHT LAST YEAR BY …
180% adults 18-34
467% men 18-34
117% adults 18-49
183% men 18-49
141% viewers

Source: NTI, 9/16/2005

Credit: TheFutonCritic.com