The epic intergalactic adventure “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” – a television movie – delivered 6.5-million viewers in its premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD around the world. In its U.S. premiere on Friday, October 3 (9:00 p.m.) on Disney Channel, it delivered 2.7-million Total Viewers and 1.3-million Kids age 2-11, 918,000 Kids age 6-11, 762,000 Boys age 2-11 and 527,000 Boys age 6-11. Among the target demographic, Boys 6-11, it performed 52% higher than Disney Channel’s year-to-date ratings average in the timeslot. The boy-skewing channel Disney XD will present “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” tonight, Monday, October 6 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). The channel will be the home base for the weekly series “Star Wars Rebels” beginning Monday, October 13 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT).
“Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” also began premiering in 163 countries on Disney Channels and Disney XD channels on Friday. Over the weekend across 16 of those markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa and Canada, “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” was viewed by an additional 3.8-million Individuals, of which 1.8 million were Kids and 1.1 million were Boys.
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