Disney Channel’s premiere of spy comedy series K.C. Undercover delivered 3.5 million viewers, giving Disney the right to boast it’s the year’s No. 1 cable telecast among kids 2-11 (1.7 million), kids 6-11 (1.4 million) and tweens 9-14 (1.4 million). Across all TV, the Sunday night premiere becomes the year’s top-rated telecast among girls 6-11. Yes, the year is just three weeks old. More important to Disney Channel, the K.C. Undercover premiere sacked Nickelodeon’s Bella And The Bulldogs’ series premiere of the previous night, by 13% in kids 2-11 (1.7 million vs. 1.5 million), 17% in kids 6-11 (1.4 million vs. 1.2 million) and 48% in tweens (1.4 million vs. 949,000).
K.C. Undercover, which stars Zendaya as a high school math whiz and karate black-belt who is recruited by her spy parents, also was the No. 1 most social children & family series and the No. 2 most social comedy series on Sunday, according to Nielsen.