It’s been a good year so far for our little yellow hero, with the TV premiere of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures in the UK.
The premiere, which aired on January 11th, delivered strong ratings with back-to-back launch episodes, ranking as one of the channel’s top rated telecasts in 2014 to date in key demos.
Allen Bohbot, CEO of 41e stated:
We are thrilled that PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures was the top rated show with kids and boys on Disney XD for the series launch, which is fantastic given the quality of shows on the channel.
Avi Arad, Executive Producer added:
These great ratings confirm what we believed: that fantastic animation and storytelling for this iconic character would connect with kids.
- Top rated telecast on Disney XD in 2014 to date with kids (4 -15) and boys (4-15)
- The first episode of PAC-MAN at 09.30 ranked Disney XD as the #1 kids’ channel in its timeslot with boys 4-15 and 8-12
- The second episode at 10:00 was also number one its slot outperforming all other kids channels, with boys aged 8-12
Shin Unozawa, Chief Operating Officer of NBGI followed up saying:
We are very pleased with the performance of the property on Disney XD in the UK
The premiere sets up the release of the video game for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures nicely later this year. Be sure to let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.