Fox Scorches Competition With Summer’s #1 Show And #1 New Series

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September 8th, 2010

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FOX SCORCHES COMPETITION WITH SUMMER’S #1 SHOW AND #1 NEW SERIES

Following the long Labor Day weekend, FOX holds firmly at No. 1 this summer among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. Led by HELL’S KITCHEN, the No. 1 series of the summer; MASTERCHEF, the No. 1 new series of the summer; and Lie To Me, broadcast’s No. 1 drama this summer, FOX is set to win its sixth  summer in a row (excluding Olympics) in the core adult demo.

This past week, FOX aired originals of Lie To Me and MASTERCHEF that both held their own despite the sleepy pre-holiday week.

  • On Monday, Lie To Me posted a 1.8/5 among Adults 18-49, matching the previous week’s performance.
  • Wednesday’s MASTERCHEF gave FOX the nightly win among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34, Men 18-49/18-34 and young women and gained during every half hour.

Weekly Program Rankers

FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: MASTERCHEF (No. 9 tie), Family Guy-9:30 PM (No. 11 tie), Lie To Me-9 PM (No. 11 tie) and Family Guy (No. 16 tie).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34Family Guy-9:30PM (No. 3), Family Guy (No. 4 tie), MASTERCHEF (No. 7 tie), The Cleveland Show (No. 12 tie), THE Simpsons (No. 12 tie), Lie To Me-9 PM (No. 14 tie), Glee 8 PM (No. 16 tie) and HOUSE (No. 20 tie).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: Family Guy-9:30PM (No. 1), FAMILY GUY (No. 2), The Cleveland Show (No. 3), THE Simpsons (No. 7 tie), THE Simpsons-7:30PM (No. 12), THE Simpsons-SP-9/5 (No. 13), MASTERCHEF (No. 14) and Glee (No. 15 tie).

Week 8/16-8/22/10: Live+7

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2010

MONDAY

8:00-9:00            HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.3/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            LIE TO ME: (A18-49: 1.8/5, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.5/4, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)
At 8p an encore HOUSE posted a 1.3/4 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Men 18-34.

LIE TO ME at 9p posted a 1.8/5 among Adults 18-49, matching the previous week’s performance.  LIE TO ME ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49.
FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49, No. 2 among Adults 18-34 (tie) and No. 1 in Men 18-34 (tie).

TUESDAY

8:00-8:20            PRESIDENTIAL SPEECH: RATINGS SUSTAINED

8:20-9:20            Glee (R): (A18?49: 1.2/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:20-10:20            Glee (R): (A18?49: 1.5/4, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:20-10:20            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

Following a live Presidential Address, FOX aired back-to-back encores of Glee, delivering a 1.2/4 from 8:20-9:20p and a 1.5/4 from 9:20-10:20p.

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00            MASTERCHEF: (A18?49: 2.0/6, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX’s MASTERCHEF won the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, and Men 18-49/18-34.

MASTERCHEF is the highest rated new program of the summer in A18-49, outperforming the next highest rated (ABC’s Bachelor Pad) by +9% (2.4/8 vs. 2.2/6).

Showing momentum, MASTERCHEF gained every half hour of the night and increased in its last half hour versus its first by +22% among Adults 18-49 (2.2 vs. 1.8).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00            BONES (R): (A18?49: 1.0/3, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            Fringe (R): (A18?49: 0.8/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX’s encores of BONES at 8p (1.0/3) and Fringe at 9p (0.8/2) combined to rank No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:01            Human Target (RP): (A18?49: 0.7/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00            Good Guys (R): (A18?49: 0.5/2, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.6/2, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

At 8p, a Human Target encore posted a 0.7/3 and ranked No. 3 in its time period among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (tie).

At 9p, a Good Guys encore delivered a 0.5/2 and ranked No. 4 among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (tie).

FOX ranked No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (tie).

SATURDAY

8:00-8:31            COPS (R): (A18?49: 1.1/5, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00            COPS (R): (A18?49: 1.2/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            AMERICA’S Most Wanted: (A18?49: 1.4/5, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.3/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

COPS at 8p and 830p each ranked No. 2 in their respective time periods among Adults 18-49/18-34/25-54. COPS at 8p ranked No. 1 among all key female demos (18-34 – tie). Cops at 830p ranked No. 1 among Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

At 9p, AMERICA’S Most Wanted ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-49/18-34/25-54. It ranked No. 1 among Teens, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49/18-34/25-54, Women 18-34 and all key male demos. FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Teens (tie), Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30            Simpsons (RS): (A18?49: 0.8/4, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59            SIMPSONS (R): (A18?49: 1.0/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:30            SIMPSONS (R): (A18?49: 1.5/6, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00            Cleveland Show (R): (A18?49: 1.4/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30            FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 1.7/6, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00            FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 1.8/6, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.4/5, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens, Women 18-34 and all key male demos.

FOX aired encores of THE SIMPSONS (1.5/6 among Adults 18-49), The Cleveland Show (1.4/5) and FAMILY GUY at 9p (1.7/6) and 9:30p (1.8/6), THE SIMPSONS at 7p (0.8/4) THE SIMPSONS at 7:30p (1.0/4).

AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2010

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX   1.3/4                        FOX            1.2/4                        FOX              3.6

ABC   1.4/5                        ABC            1.1/4                        ABC      4.7

CBS   1.3/4                        CBS            0.9/3                        CBS              5.7

NBC   1.3/4                        NBC            0.9/3                        NBC              5.2

 
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