The following press release was issued earlier today …
USA ORIGINALS LEAD WAY TO RATINGS WIN
FAIRLY LEGAL #1 Scripted New Series Year-To-Date
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – February 1, 2010 â€“In the fifth week of 2011, USA was the most watched network in cableâ€™s prime among P25-54 (1.25 million), P18-49 (1.11 million), total viewers (3.06 million), and households (2.27 million) while earning the top household coverage rating in basic cable prime (2.27). USA was the only network to average over 3 million in total viewers or 2 million households in this weekâ€™s prime thanks to scripted originals WHITE COLLAR, Royal Pains and FAIRLY LEGAL, strong acquired series, and WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW.
Four of the top five P25-54 scripted telecasts of the week were on USA, including all three of the networks current original series (Royal Pains, WHITE COLLAR, and FAIRLY LEGAL) and an episode of the top acquired series on cableâ€”NCIS. USA also held seven of the top ten P25-54 scripted telecast, two of the top five P18-49 scripted telecasts, and three of the top five in households viewing.
USA Network is the #1 network in all of basic cable and is seen in over 102 million U.S. homes. A division of NBC Universal, USA is the cable television leader in original series and home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, acquired television series and entertainment events. The award-winning USA website is located at www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.
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