Although many critics found Glenn Martin, DDS as much fun as being under a dentist’s drill, Nick at Nite is reporting that the new stop-motion series reached 11 million viewers and averaged 2.6 million viewers per telecast in its premiere week (August 17-20).
The first TV show from Michael Eisner’s Tornante Animation also ranked as ad-supported cable’s number-one co-viewed entertainment series in prime-time for the week with 40% of Adults 18-49 watching with at least one kid per household. The premiere week posted double-digit gains for Nick at Nite over last year’s like time period with kid, tween and teen demos, averaging a 4.5/964,000 K6-11 (+15%); and a 4.1/886,000 T9-14 (+78%) and a 2.2/473,000 T12-17 (+69%).
Glenn Martin, DDS is about a father (voiced by Kevin Nealon) who is determined to bring his busy family closer together by taking them for a cross-country trip in an RV, which doubles as his dentist office. When the Martins embark on their family getaway, they wind up experiencing classic family vacation misadventure. You can catch the show Mondays at 8 p.m. on Nick at Nite.
Here’s the show’s opener: