It was a night of monsters and talking dogs on Disney Channel Friday night with the premieres of “Girl Vs. Monster” and “Dog With a Blog.”
The premiere of the latest DCOM, “Girl Vs. Monster” delivered 4.9 million Total Viewers on Friday (8:00 p.m.). The movie grew in viewers each half-hour, peaking with 5.6 million Total Viewers and 3.2 million Kids 2-11.
In addition, the movie helped build a strong lead in for the debut of Disney Channel’s newest sitcom “Dog With a Blog” which delivered 4.5 million Total Viewers. The show will return to its regular timeslot premiere on Sunday, November 4 (8:00 p.m.).
Along with the series finale of “Wizards of Waverly Place” (1/6/12), “Jessie’s” #1 telecast of all time (1/6/12), event ‘Special Delivery’ episode for “Good Luck Charlie” (6/24/12) and June DCOM “Let It Shine” (6/15/12), plus additional highly rated series telecasts, Disney Channel owns the year’s Top 8 scripted TV telecasts in Kids 2-11 (Top 8 across all cable TV). Furthermore, “Dog With a Blog” ranks as one of Disney Channel’s stronger series launches in recent history.