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2011-2012 Television Season

The 2011-2012 television season is the 66th network season in United States television history. It began on Monday, September 19, 2011 and ended on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The effective start date of the 2011-12 season for the purposes of audience measurement was Saturday, September 24, 2011 through Friday, September 21, 2012.

Media Market Estimates

Top 10 ranking of designated market areas by number of television homes for the 2011-2012 TV season. See the complete 2011-2012 Nielsen DMA ranking.

RankMarketTV HomesShare
1New York7,387,8106.444%
2Los Angeles5,569,7804.858%
3Chicago3,493,4803.047%
4Philadelphia2,993,3702.611%
5Dallas-Fort Worth2,571,3102.243%
6San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose2,506,5102.186%
7Boston-Manchester2,379,6902.076%
8Washington-Hagerstown2,360,1802.059%
9Atlanta2,292,6402.000%
10Houston2,185,2601.906%

Demographic Estimates

Universe estimates used to calculate a program or network's rating within that particular demographic for the 2011-12 TV season. See the extended 2011-2012 universe estimates.

DemographicPopulationShare
Households114,649,310
Persons 2+289,700,000
Persons 2-1141,180,00014.2%
Persons 12-1724,040,0008.30%
Persons 18+224,480,00077.5%
Persons 18-3467,590,00023.3%
Persons 18-49127,860,00044.1%
Persons 25-54120,680,00041.7%
Persons 35+156,890,00054.2%
Persons 35-4960,300,00020.8%

Events

2011

October

  1. Halloween Wars premieres on Food Network.
  2. Erin Burnett OutFront premieres on CNN.
  3. Talking Dead premieres on AMC.
  4. Incredible Dr. Pol premieres on Nat Geo Wild.

November

  1. Kung Fu Panda premieres on Nickelodeon.

December

  1. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice premieres on ABC.
  2. Moonshiners premieres on Discovery.
  3. Alaska: The Last Frontier premieres on Discovery.

2012

January

  1. This Week with George Stephanopoulos premieres on ABC for the second time.
  2. Bering Sea Gold premieres on Discovery.

February

  1. My 600-lb Life premieres on TLC.

March


    GalaNovelas is launched.
  1. Disney Junior is launched.

April

  1. Wicked Tuna premieres on Nat Geo.
  2. TUDN is launched.

May

  1. Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents premieres on Comedy Central.
  2. Mountain Men premieres on History.

June

  1. Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta premieres on MTV.

August

  1. Counting Cars premieres on History.
  2. BeIN Sports Español is launched.
    BeIN Sports is launched.

September

  1. Live with Kelly & Michael premieres on Syndication.
  2. House Hunters Renovation premieres on HGTV.

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