The New TNN’s Thursday-night block of adult animated programming enticed
droves of male viewers while improving the network’s ratings for the time
The 10 p.m.-midnight block of original skeins Ren & Stimpy,
Gary the Rat and Stripperella, as well as classic Ren &
Stimpy episodes, averaged a 1.2 household rating, up 71 percent from the
same period last year, according to Nielsen Media Research figures.
Further, TNN’s "The Strip" animated block increased the audience of men 18-49
and 18-34 by 83% and 200%, respectively over last year’s offering of the movie
RoboCop 2 and an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, TNN
The highly touted Stripperella -- about a crime-fighting stripper and
featuring the voice of Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) -- generated a 1.7
household rating and averaged 795,000 male viewers 18-49 and 535,000 men
Kelsey Grammer vehicle Gary the Rat pulled a 1.1 rating, while new and
classic episodes of Ren & Stimpy averaged 1.1 and 0.8 ratings,
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