Nickelodeo’s Sports competition program has won a prestigious award for best animated series on television, as the network’s award-winning programming continues its ascent in the ratings.
The show’s latest episode, “The Kids are Alright,” which debuted on March 10, grossed a total of 8.2 million viewers for a 2.4 rating/4 share, while the previous episode, titled “A Bad Day at the Office,” grossed 8.7 million viewers, and “Frozen” was in second with a 7.3 rating/3 share.
“Frozen,” a beloved Disney movie, was the only original series to score a perfect rating among adults 18-49 and 25-54.
The series, which is a spinoff from Nickelodeos hit children’s show, The Dukes of Hazzard, won the coveted “Most Improved Series” award.
It has earned an audience of 6.8 million viewers in the demo.
“Fidget Spinners,” a spin-off from the popular video game, has received a 7 percent share in the key demo, according to Nielsen.
“The Kids Are Alright” is the first original series that has a strong demographic appeal and has been consistently in the top five in its age group.
“It’s very much a new show,” said Nick Riehle, the network president and CEO.
“There’s not really a formula to it.
There’s not a plan, but it’s really been a series that is really, really enjoying that audience.”
In the first three months of its first season, the show’s total viewership surpassed the network, which averaged 4.4 million viewers a day.
It also exceeded the number of viewers for “Bones” by a significant margin, averaging 8.8 percent.
“That’s an incredible accomplishment for a kid’s show,” Riepelt said.
“It’s a testament to the quality of our talent, and to the creativity and energy of our team.”
The network, in addition to its sports programming, has had a number of breakout hits in recent years.
It’s been a success in developing a variety of children’s programming for the Nickelodeonal platform.
The network has also built a network of original series, including “Fantastic Four,” “Dora the Explorer,” “The Simpsons,” “Rick and Morty,” “Bart to the Future,” “Adventure Time,” “Sesame Street,” “Family Guy,” “Homer and Friends,” “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Captain Marvel,” “Transformers,” and “AdventureTime.”
The network also has several animated series, such as “The Powerpuff Girls,” “Pinky,” “Toys R Us Kids’ Universe,” “Fuzzy’s Pop-Up,” and the “Bob the Builder” franchise.
The network also produces an international hit, “Bobs Burgers: The Animated Series,” which has garnered more than 1 million episodes.