CHARLIE SHEEN AND COMEDY CENTRAL ARE A WINNING COMBINATION!
"ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN" SETS RECORDS ACROSS MULTIPLE SCREENS
AND LEADS COMEDY CENTRAL TO ITS HIGHEST-RATED, MOST-WATCHED
ROAST IN THE HISTORY OF THE FRANCHISE WITH 6.4 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
Sheen Roast Is the Highest Rated, Most-Watched Roast EVER Among All Key Demos
Over 10 Million Total Viewers Across All Plays
#1 In All Of TV For Social Activity
NEW YORK, September 20, 2011 - Charlie Sheen and COMEDY CENTRAL shatter network records in viewership. The premiere of the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Charlie Sheen" scored big with the viewers on-air and online. The Monday night premiere at 10:00 p.m pulled in 6.4 million total viewers, 8.7 rating M18-24, making this special the #1 highest-rated COMEDY CENTRAL Roast EVER and the most watched telecast in network history among P18- 49.
•"COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Charlie Sheen" delivered 6.4 million Total Viewers and 8.7 M18-24 rating, 7.0 M18-34 rating, 6.2 P18-34 rating and 4.5 P18-49 rating.
•Historical – most-watched and highest-rated COMEDY CENTRAL Roast in franchise history.
•Over 10 Million Total Viewers across all plays.
•#1 In All Of TV for Social Activity with over 450K mentions – more than two times the nearest shows ("Dancing With The Stars" & "Two And Half Men"). *source Trendrr.tv
•249K tweets around the Sheen Roast on Monday, September 19 – more than 118K in the hour during the 10:00 p.m. east coast airing - more than six times the Trump Roast.
•#SheenRoast generated more than 178K mentions – seven times #TrumpRoast.
•The largest audience to the cc.com on the day of a Roast ever.
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