WB's Birds fly


The WB Television Network saw more good ratings news on Wednesday night with its last series
premiere of the fall season, Birds of Prey, a drama about the
illegitimate daughter of Batman and Catwoman.

The show, which aired at 9 p.m. after Dawson's Creek, scored the
second-highest performance in network history in adults 18 through 34 with a
5.0/14 and men 18 through 34 with a 5.4/15, according to Nielsen Media Research

The two shows together hit the network's highest Wednesday-night scores ever
with a 4.6/14 in adults 18 through 34, a 4.3/13 in men 18 through 34 and a
3.1/8 in men 18 through 49.

The WB's Wednesday tied the network's best score in adults 18 through 49 with
a 3.4/9.

For the night, the WB was No. 1 in men 18 through 34 and No. 2 in adults
18 through 34, persons 12 through 34, women 18 through 34 and women 12 through