The Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman Be-Leaguered animated special, which premiered Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 6:00pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, pulled in high ratings for the animation network. The one-shot special – written by Jim Krieg, directed by Rick Morales and produced by Brandon Vietti – is based on the highly-popular Lego DC Comics and Lego Batman toy franchises. Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman Be-Leaguered pulled in 1.552 million total viewers during the half-hour special presentation, and was the top rated program for its timeslot.
Cartoon Network recently released the following press details about the successful animated special’s debut.
Among Cartoon Network special event programming, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman Be-Leaguered (Monday, 6-6:30 p.m.) resonated with all targeted kids and boys, charting as the #1 telecast of the day among boys 2-11 & 6-11, and #1 in its time period among all kids and boy demos. The animated special earned double and triple-digit delivery gains across all targeted audiences vs. the same time period in 2013, with kids 2-11 increasing by 85%, kids 6-11 by 85%, kids 9-14 by 70%, boys 2-11 by 124%, boys 6-11 by 120% and boys 9-14 by 103%.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment confirmed that the Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman Be-Leaguered animated special will be included as a bonus feature on the home video release of the upcoming Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League Versus Bizarro League animated movie, hitting shelves on February 10th, 2015. Click here for further details on Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman Be-Leaguered, and Click here for the official announcement of Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League.
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