New “Young Justice” Animated Series Pulls In Strong Ratings, Episode Details

Cartoon Network’s latest addition to its Friday night line-up is drawing in solid ratings according to data released by Nielsen Media Research and Turner Broadcasting System. Since its debut in November 2010 and regular airings starting in January 2011, Young Justice has been pulling in consistent and solid numbers. The official press details can be found below.

Please note the following ratings are for last week.

Last week, Cartoon Network achieved the #1 destination on all television among Boys 9-14 on Friday night (7-9 p.m.), which charted double-digit growth among kids and boys 9-14 versus the same time period last year. The animated action-adventure block earned 29% delivery gains among kids 9-14 (468,000) and 27% ratings gains (1.9). Across the block, boys 9-14 delivery (391,000) surged by 44% and ratings (3.1) by 41%, while boys 6-11 delivery (464,000) grew by 4% and ratings (3.7) by 6%.

Leading the Friday night line-up, Young Justice (7 p.m.) scored 22% growth among kids 9-14 (495,000) and 18% growth among ratings (2.0). Boys 9-14 delivery (382,000) increased by 26% and ratings (3.1) by 29%. Even more impressive, Ben 10: Alien Force (7:30 p.m.) achieved 27% growth among kids 9-14 delivery (387,000), 23% growth among ratings (1.6), and 56% growth among boys 9-14 delivery (345,000) and ratings (2.8). And to crown the evening, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (8:30 p.m.) improved kids 9-14 delivery (603,000) and ratings (2.5) by 39%, and boys 9-14 delivery (491,000) and ratings (3.9) by 44%.

Young Justice airs on Cartoon Network every Friday at 7:00pm (ET), with the network airing special encore presentations the following Sunday at 8:00pm (ET). An all-new episode of Young Justice, “Drop Zone,” airs tonight at 7:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Images, details and two video clips from the episode are available here at The World’s Finest.

Additionally, The World’s Finest has learned that the Young Justice episode scheduled to air February 11th, 2011 is titled “Infiltrator.” The episode will air at 7pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Other upcoming episode titles include “Denial” and “Downtime.” Stay tuned for further coverage on Young Justice here soon at The World’s Finest.

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