Fox Rules the Week With Four Winning Nights

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June 23rd, 2009

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FOX RULES THE WEEK WITH FOUR WINNING NIGHTS

So You Think You Can Dance,” “COPS,” “AMERICA’S Most Wanted” and
Sunday Animation Domination Lead FOX to Victory

Strong performances by So You Think You Can Dance, Saturday night powerhouses COPS and AMERICA’S Most Wanted, and FOX animation favorites led FOX to win four of seven nights this week among Adults 18-49 and end the week in first place among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

On Wednesday, the Top 18 performed on So You Think You Can Dance and posted a 3.1/10 among Adults 18-49, making it the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34. The dance competition outperformed ABC’s Wipeout in head-to-head competition by +7% among Adults 18-49 and by +30% among Adults 18-34, and beat the premiere of ABC’s I Survived A Japanese Game Show, the season finale of ABC’s The Unusuals and NBC's I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

The following night, two of the Top 18 were eliminated on So You Think You Can Dance, posting a 2.9/9 among Adults 18-49 and placing No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, easily beating originals of NBC’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and The Listener.
On Saturday, back-to-back episodes of COPS delivered yet another win in the 8-9p hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54, and key male and female demos. At 9p, AMERICA’S Most Wanted also placed No. 1 among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, and key male and female demos.

On Sunday, animation repeats led FOX to win the night, with repeats of THE Simpsons, KING OF THE HILL, Family Guy and American Dad beating the series premieres of ABC’s Just for Laughs and NBC’s Merlin.  FOX achieved a 1.5/5 for the night, putting the network at No. 1 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

Program Rankers

FOX had 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- WED (No. 1), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU (No. 2), Family Guy (No. 7), American Dad (No. 13 tie), THE Simpsons (No. 13 tie)  and HOUSE (No. 20).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34:  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- WED (No. 1), Family Guy (No. 2 tie) SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU (No. 2 tie), American Dad (No. 6), THE Simpsons (No. 7), HOUSE (No. 11), KING OF THE HILL (No. 12) and Lie To Me MON 9p (No. 18).

FOX had 11 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- THU (No. 2 tie), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-WED (No. 2 tie), Family Guy (No. 4), American Dad (No. 6 tie), THE Simpsons (No. 6 tie), AMERICA’S Most Wanted (No. 9 tie), MENTAL (No. 9 tie), KING OF THE HILL (No. 15), BONES (No. 17 tie), COPS (No. 17 tie) and Cops 2 (No. 17 tie).

FOX had 2 of the Top 20 programs in Total Viewers: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- WED (No. 6) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU (No. 12).

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  JUNE 15 - 21, 2009

MONDAY

8:00-9:00            HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.7/5, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.2/6)

9:00-10:00            Lie To Me (RP): (A18?49: 1.5/4, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.0/5)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.6/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.1/5)

At 8p, a HOUSE repeat (1.7/5) ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34  and No. 1 in Men 18-34.

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-34 and No. 1 in Men 18-34.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00            HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.2/4, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/5)

9:00-10:00            MENTAL: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.0/5)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.3/4, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.7/5)

At 8p, a repeat HOUSE (1.2/4) ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and No. 3 in Teens.  MENTAL posted a 1.4/4 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 2 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and No 1 in Adults 18-34, Teens, Women 18-34 and Men 18-34.

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 (tie), Teens and Men 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00            SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-WED: (A18?49: 3.1/10, 8.5 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 5.3/9)

With the Top 18 performing, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE posted a 3.1/10 among Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34, outperforming ABC’s Wipeout, the premiere of I Survived A Japanese Game Show and the season finale of The Unusuals and NBC's I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

In fact, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE beat ABC's Wipeout in head-to-head competition from 8-9p by +7% among Adults 18-49 (2.9/10 vs. 2.7/9) and by +30% among Adults 18-34 (3.0/11 vs. 2.3/8).

Compared to its first half hour, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE gained substantially in its last half hour among Adults 18-49 (+18%, 3.3/10 vs. 2.8/10), Adults 18-34 (+14%, 3.3/11 vs. 2.9/11), Teens (+14%, 1.6/6 vs. 1.4/6) and in Total Viewers (+14%, 8.9 vs. 7.8 Mil).

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Teens, Men 18-49 (tie)/18-34/25-54 (tie) and Women 18-49/18-34/25-54.

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00            BONES (R): (A18?49: 1.3/5, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.2/6)

9:00-10:00            SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18?49: 2.9/9, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 4.9/9)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.1/7, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 4.1/7)

At 8p a repeat BONES (1.3/5) ranked No. 3 in its hour among Adults 18-49, No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and No. 1 among Teens.

At 9p, two of the Top 18 were eliminated on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE which posted a 2.9/9 among Adults 18-49.  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, outperforming originals of NBC’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and The Listener.

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54, Teens, Men 18-49/18-34 and all key female demos.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00            DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS: (A18?49: 1.1/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.2/5)

9:00-10:00            MENTAL (R): (A18?49: 0.8/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.6/3)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.0/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.9/4)

At 8p, DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS ranked No. 1 in its time period among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Adults 18-34.

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30            Cops (R): (A18?49: 1.0/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.1/5)

8:30-9:00            Cops 2 (R): (A18?49: 1.4/6, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/5)

9:00-10:00            AMERICA’S MOST WANTED: (A18?49: 1.4/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.6/5)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.3/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/5)

Cops at 8p and COPS 2 at 830p ranked No. 1 in their respective half hours among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 (tie at 8p)/25-54, Women 18-49 (tie at 8p)/18-34/25-54 (tie at 8p) and Men 18-49/18-34 (tie at 8p)/25-54.

At 9p, AMERICA’S MOST WANTED ranked No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34/25-54 (tie) and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34 and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29      KING OF THE HILL (R): (A18?49: 0.7/3, 1.6 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.1/2)

7:29-7:59            AMERICAN DAD (R): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.3/3)

7:59-8:30            Simpsons (R): (A18?49: 1.8/6, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.4/5)

8:30-9:00            KING OF THE HILL (R): (A18?49: 1.5/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.1/4)

9:00-9:31            Family Guy (R): (A18?49: 2.2/6, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.7/5)

9:31-10:00            AMERICAN DAD (R): (A18?49: 1.8/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.4/4)

7:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.0/4)

At 8p the repeat THE SIMPSONS (1.8/6) won its half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and a repeat KING OF THE HILL (1.5/5) also ranked No. 1 in the 8:30p half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie).

At 9p a repeat FAMILY GUY (2.2/6) won its half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54 and Teens while a 9:30p repeat of AMERICAN DAD (1.8/5) also ranked No. 1 in the half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 7p a repeat KING OF THE HILL (0.7/3) ranked No. 3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and Teens (tie) and No. 2 in Adults 18-34.  At 7:30p a repeat AMERICAN DAD (0.9/3) ranked No. 3 among Adults 18-49 (tie), No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and No. 1 among Teens (tie).

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

JUNE 15 - 21, 2009

TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18?49            ADULTS 18?34            VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX   1.7/6                        FOX            1.6/6                        FOX            4.7

ABC   1.1/4                        ABC            0.9/3                        ABC    3.7

CBS   1.4/5                        CBS            0.8/3                        CBS            7.0

NBC   1.3/4                        NBC            1.0/4                        NBC            4.6

 
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