July 27, 2011 5:28pm PT by Kimberly Nordyke
TeenNick's '90s TV Revival Scores Record Ratings
TeenNick's late-night launch of its retro "The '90s Are All That" block is a hit with viewers.
The block, which features such the classic shows Doug, Clarissa Explains It All, All That and Kenan & Kel, is giving the network its best viewership numbers ever in the midnight-2 a.m. period.
In its Monday premiere, the two-hour block averaged 417,000 viewers among 12- to 24-year-olds (up 225% from a year ago), 456,000 among viewers 12-34 (up 167%) and adults 18-34 (up 500%). Total viewership was up 114% from a year ago, with an average of 555,000 tuning in.
The four shows also were in the top 10 in their time period for the night.
TeenNick also boasted that among 12- to 24-year-olds, all four shows outperformed The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Conan, Late Show With David Letterman, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Lopez Tonight and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
The block also was a hit with online surfers during its premiere, becoming trending topics on both Twitter and Google.