Saturday, January 22, 2011:
GEN-TV raked in the viewers on Saturday night, thanks to new hit series "Hacked" and a strong showing for its TV Movie franchise. The network was the #2 network on Saturday night. It lost out to FOX but easily beat out CBS, ABC, NBC, The CW and YTN.
At 8pm, a brand new "Hacked" was watched by 16.17 million viewers and posted a 3.7 in the 18-49 demo.
At 830pm, a brand new "Like Mother, Like Daughter" was watched by 13.6 million viewers and posted a 2.1 in the 18-49 demo.
At 9pm, a brand new "Never Again" was watched by 13.8 million viewers and posted a 3.6 in the 18-49 demo.
At 930pm, GEN-TV aired an Original GEN-TV movie called "Becoming Jeremy" a two-hour dramatic movie showcasing the life of a transgendered teenager, Jenni (Degrassi's Jordan Todosey) who makes the decision to transition into a male body and decides to become "Jeremy". The film follows the spiritual and emotional journey and the reactions of family and friends to the news. It was watched by a staggering 29.48 million viewers and posted an amazing 6.8 in the 18-49 demo. It is the highest rated TV-Movie of the year for GEN-TV and set a new record for highest 18-49 demo rating for any made for television film in history.
Sunday, January 23, 2011:
On Sunday, GEN-TV was the #1 rated network, beating ABC, FOX and CBS.
At 8pm, the network aired a brand new documentary entitled "Transitions: Life Stories from America's Transgendered Youth". The documentary was hosted and narrated by Lisa Ling and featured interviews with 14 different transgendered youths and their families, friends and members of their community. Several of the featured participants were shown only with their voices and faces disguised out of fear of being harmed. The special also featured the cast of "Becoming Jeremy" relating their personal experiences with transgendered youth and how it affected their work in the movie. It was watched by 15.9 million viewers and posted a 5.5 in the 18-49 demo.
At 10pm, the network rebroadcast the hit television film "Becoming Jeremy". It was watched by 33.82 million viewers and posted a 7.2 in the 18-49 demo.
At 12pm, the network rebroadcast "Transitions: Life Stories from America's Transgendered youth" and it was watched by 12.2 million viewers and posted a 3.2 in the 18-49 demo.
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