Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Google Zeitgeist Announces Nickelodeon USA's Animated Preschool Show "Mike The Knight" One Of The Fastest-Growing Search Terms In TV Category

According to the following news article from Digital Spy UK, Google Zeitgeist has announced that the popular CGI-animated Canadian/British preschool television series "Mike the Knight", which airs on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. in the United States, was one of fastest-growing search terms in the television category in 2012:
'Mike the Knight' beats 'Homeland', 'TOWIE' in Google Zeitgeist 2012

Mike the Knight has beaten Homeland and The Only Way Is Essex to the top of the 2012 Google Zeitgeist television listings.

The annual rankings from the company mark the fastest-growing search terms of the year in various categories, rather than the volume of searches.

The top ten trending TV shows of the year were as follows:

1. Mike the Knight
2. Homeland
4. The Jonathan Ross Show
5. Celebrity Big Brother
6. Sherlock
7. The Great British Bake Off
8. Game Of Thrones
9. The Big Bang Theory
10. How I Met Your Mother

Mike the Knight first aired in Canada on Treehouse TV in September 2011 before porting to CBeebies in the UK a month later.

It has since aired in the US on the Nickelodeon and Nick Jr channels.

Listen to the Mike the Knight opening theme song below: