Finally, ABC Family can report some good ratings news.
After one week on the air, the network's new afternoon teen block is scoring with
fickle teen viewers.
The block -- anchored by two originals, The Brendon Leonard Show and
Switched -- averaged a 1.3 rating with teens 12-17, up 86% from the
previous four weeks, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Overall, the teen shows, which run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., averaged a 0.5
rating, up 25%.
In May, ABC Family averaged a 0.5 rating in prime, off 29% from a year before. Last week, though, ratings perked up to a 0.7 average.