Beware The Batman saw consistent, though average, ratings for its debut month as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. The new CG-animated series, based on the popular DC Comics character, premiered at 10:00am (ET) on Saturday, July 13th, 2013 on the popular animation network. The DC Nation block airs at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Saturday mornings on Cartoon Network, with re-airings the following Sunday. Turner Broadcasting released preliminary ratings data for the month of July 2013 for a bevy of Turner-owned networks, including Cartoon Network, with additional content from Nielsen Media Research.
The July 13th, 2013 10:00am (ET/PT) series debut of Beware The Batman, titled “Hunted,” drew in 1.34 million viewers, from an estimated 900,000 households. The second Beware The Batman episode “Secrets,” which debuted July 20th, 2013 at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, pulled in 1.12 million viewers from an estimated 800,000 households for the Saturday premiere. Lastly, the third Beware The Batman episode “Tests,” which first aired Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network’s DC Nation programming block, pulled in 1.2 million viewers from an estimated 700,000 households. For the month of July 2013, Beware The Batman averaged ratings of 1.22 million for Saturday premieres, and 870,000 viewers for Sunday encore presentations.
The first three Beware The Batman episodes are below the average DC Nation ratings pull as established by it’s 10:00am (ET/PT) timeslot predecessor Green Lantern: The Animated Series.
Please note, the above data does not take into account legal iTunes (and similar media) episode downloads, or DVR and PVR airings. DVR and PVR recorded airings, on average, can increase a program’s viewership from 5 – 10%.
Additional details on the Beware The Batman animated series can be found at the The World’s Finest Beware The Batman subsite. Beware The Batman airs Saturdays at 10:00am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network, with rebroadcasts airing Sundays at 10:00am (ET/PT). Stay tuned for further updates Beware The Batman updates here soon at The World’s Finest, including exclusive content and more.
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