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ABC KIDS RATINGS REPORT (9/17)
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Ratings Report for ABC Kids
For Saturday September 17, 2005
"ABC KIDS" PREMIERES WITH THE ITS STRONGEST RATINGS SINCE JUNE

"DISNEY'S LILO & STITCH" SEES BEST KIDS 2-11 RATING SINCE MAY AND HIGHEST KIDS 6-11 PERFORMANCE SINCE APRIL

ABC PREMIERE OF "THE BUZZ ON MAGGIE" POSTS ABC'S HIGHEST RATINGS IN THE HALF-HOUR IN NEARLY 3 MONTHS ACROSS ALL KEY KID DEMOS

"THE PROUD FAMILY," "THAT'S SO RAVEN" & THE ABC PREMIERE OF "THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY" PRODUCE THE NET'S STRONGEST PERFORMANCE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE HALF-HOURS SINCE JUNE IN KEY KID DEMOS
On Saturday, September 17, the premiere of "ABC Kids" (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) finished second among the broadcast networks across each of the key kid demographics: Kids 2-11 (1.4), Kids 6-11 (1.7) and Tweens 9-14 (1.6). ABC's Kids Block delivered its highest ratings across all key kids demos in 3 months - since 6/25/05.

Rankings: ABC placed two programs in the broadcast Top Ten for the morning with Kids 2-11 and Tweens 9-14, and four programs among Kids 6-11.

Kids 2-11: "The Buzz on Maggie" (1.6/7) and "That's So Raven" (1.6/6) tied at No. 10 (tied with Fox's "Bratz"). Kids 6-11: "That's So Raven" (2.2/9) ranked No. 7 (tied with WB's "Yu-Gi-Oh"), "Suite Life of Zack & Cody" (2.1/8) ranked No. 9, while "The Proud Family" (1.9/8) and "Phil of the Future" (1.9/8) tied at No. 10. Tweens 9-14: "Suite Life of Zack & Cody" (2.2/10) ranked No. 8 and "That's So Raven" (2.0/9) ranked No. 9

Individual Program Highlights:

* At 9:00 a.m., "Disney' Lilo & Stitch" logged its best Kids 2-11 (1.3/5) performance in the half-hour since 5/14/05 and best Kids 6-11 rating (1.8/9) in the time-slot since 4/30/05.

* At 9:30 a.m., the ABC premiere of "The Buzz on Maggie" saw its best delivering in the time period across each of the key kids demos (Kids 2-11 - 1.6/7; Kids 6-11 - 1.7/7 and Tweens 9-14 - 1.4/7) in nearly 3 months - since 6/25/05.

* At 10:00 a.m., "The Proud Family" posted the Net's highest Kids 6-11 (1.9/8) and Tweens 9-14 (1.8/9) ratings in the time period in over 3 months - since 6/4/05.

* At 10:30 a.m., "That's So Raven" produced its strongest performance in the half-hour among Kids 6-11 (2.2/9) and Tweens 9-14 (2.0/9) since 6/4/05.

* At 11:00 a.m., the ABC premiere of "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" posted a 15-week high in the time-slot with Tweens (2.2/10) - best since 6/4/05.

WEEKLY RATINGS:

KIDS 2-11 7 AM - 1 PM, ET ACTUAL DELIVERY OF KIDS 2-11
No. 1 WB 2.2 No. 1 WB 881,000
No. 2 ABC 1.4 No. 2 ABC 558,000
No. 3 FOX 1.3 No. 3 FOX 525,000
No. 4 CBS 1.2 No. 4 CBS 493,000
No. 5 NBC 0.5 No. 5 NBC 192,000

KIDS 6-11 7 AM - 1 PM, ET ACTUAL DELIVERY OF KIDS 6-11
No. 1 WB 2.9 No. 1 WB 698,000
No. 2 ABC 1.7 No. 2 ABC 417,000
No. 3 FOX 1.3 No. 3 FOX 315,000
No. 4 CBS 0.6 No. 4 CBS 138,000
No. 5 NBC 0.5 No. 5 NBC 126,000

TOTAL VIEWERS
No. 1 WB 1,960,000
No. 2 ABC 1,681,000
No. 3 NBC 1,548,000
No. 4 CBS 1,513,000
No. 5 FOX 1,304,000

Source: NTI, Saturday 09/17/05. ABC Kids premiered on 9/17/05.
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