Nickelodeon’s hit live-action series Sam & Cat continued its ratings momentum with the Saturday (1/18/14) hour-long premiere of ‘#TheKillerTunaJump: #Freddie #Jade #Robbie’, drawing 4.8 million total viewers and ranking as Nick’s highest-rated telecast with Kids 6-11 (10.5/2.1M) since 2012.
The special episode, which reunited some of the stars from recent Nick live-action hits iCarly and Victorious, posted double and triple-digit gains and averaged a 8.0/2.6M (+92%) with Kids 2-11, 10.5/2.1M (+109%) K6-11 and 8.8/1.8M (+97%) Tweens 9-14. The telecast also posted increases with total viewers, up +93% over last year.
Sam & Cat has kicked off 2014 on a high note. In the first two weeks of the year, the series scored back to back wins as the number-one entertainment program with Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.