Nickelodeon’s new animated kids series T.U.F.F. Puppy and Planet Sheen premiered Saturday morning to strong ratings for the cabler.
The back-to-back premieres averaged 3.6 million total viewers and topped the ratings for basic cable in their respective time periods for kids 2-11, kids 6-11, tweens 9-14 and total viewers.
The new shows boosted the audience for Nick’s Saturday morning block by double and triple digits over last year.
T.U.F.F. Puppy, a 2D animated comedy created by Butch Hartman, drew 3.6 million total viewers. Planet Sheen, a CG-animated comedy created by Steve Oedekerk and Keith Alrcorn, drew 3.5 million total viewers.
T.U.F.F. Puppy airs regularly on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and Planet Sheen at 11:30 a.m.