Fox Wins Summer With #1 Show, #1 New Series And #1 Drama

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September 21st, 2010

via press release:

FOX WINS SUMMER WITH #1 SHOW, #1 NEW SERIES AND #1 DRAMA

With the complete Live + Same Day summer ratings in, FOX has officially won its sixth consecutive summer among Adults 18-49 (excluding Olympics).  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 outperformed the next highest-rated network by +6% in the core adults demo and also won the summer among Adults 18-34 and Teens.  Other FOX summer highlights include:

  • FOX ranked No. 1 ten out of the sixteen weeks this summer.
  • FOX’s Tuesday was broadcast prime’s highest rated night of the week this summer.
  • FOX ranked No. 1 on three nights of the week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday), tying ABC for the most of any network.
  • FOX had nine shows among the summer’s Top 20 regular programs among Adults 18-49: HELL’S KITCHEN-9pm,  HELL’S KITCHEN, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-Thu, So You Think You Can Dance-Wed, MASTERCHEF, Lie To Me, FAMILY GUY-9:30pm, Lie To Me-9pm and Family Guy.
  • In addition, FOX had eleven of the summer’s Top 20 regular programs among Adults 18-34 and ten of the summer’s Top 20 regular programs among Teens.
  • FOX’s Family Guy ranked as the summer’s No. 1 scripted program among Adults 18-34, Teens and Men 18-34.

Weekly Program Rankers

FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: Family Guy-Sun 9:30p (No. 13 tie), Family Guy (S)-8:30 PM (No. 15 tie) and Family Guy (No. 15 tie).

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FAMILY GUY (No. 3 tie), FAMILY GUY-Sun 9:30p (No. 3 tie), FAMILY GUY (S)-8:30 PM (No. 7), THE Simpsons (No. 9 tie), MASTERCHEF (No. 17), Glee- 8 PM (No. 19 tie) and Glee (No. 19 tie).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY-Sun 9:30p (No. 2 tie), FAMILY GUY (No. 2 tie), THE Simpsons (No. 5), FAMILY GUY (S)-8:30 PM (No. 6), THE Simpsons-7:30p (No. 10 tie), Glee (No. 18), Simpsons (S)-7:30p (No. 19 tie) and MASTERCHEF (No. 19 tie).

Week 8/30-9/05/10: Live+7

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  SEPTEMBER 13 - 19, 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: 1.6/4, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)
An encore HOUSE posted a 1.3/4 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 3 (tie) in the hour among Adults 18-49.

Lie To Me at 9p posted a 1.6/4 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49.
FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00            Glee (R): (A18?49: 1.6/5, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            Glee (R): (A18?49: 1.8/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.7/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX’s encores of GLEE at 8p (1.6/5) and 9p (1.8/5) combined to rank No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 (tie).

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00            MASTERCHEF: (A18?49: 2.0/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

Airing against incredibly strong reality competition, the finale of MASTERCHEF posted a 2.0/6 among Adults 18-49, on par with its prior Wednesday performance this summer (2.2/7).

MASTERCHEF showed substantial momentum, growing in its last half hour versus its first by +41% in Adults 18-49 (2.4/6 vs. 1.7/6) and +37% in Total Viewers (5.6 vs. 4.1 Mil.)

MASTERCHEF ends its run as the highest rated new program of the summer in A18-49, outperforming the next highest rated (ABC’s Bachelor Pad) by +14% (2.5/7 vs. 2.2/6).

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

THURSDAY

8:00-10:00            Fringe (R): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX’s encore of Fringe (0.7/2) ranked No. 5 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:01            Human Target (R): (A18?49: 0.7/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00            Good Guys (R): (A18?49: 0.5/2, 1.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.6/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

Encores of Human Target (0.7/3) and The Good Guys (0.5/2) led FOX to a No. 4 rank for the night among Adults 18-49.

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30            COPS: (A18?49: 1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00            COPS (R): (A18?49: 1.5/5, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            AMERICA’S Most Wanted: (A18?49: 1.6/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.4/5, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

COPS at 8p and 8:30p ranked No. 2 in their respective time periods among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens and most key male and female demos.

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

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and most key male and female demos.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29            SIMPSONS (RS): (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59            SIMPSONS (R): (A18?49: 1.4/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30            SIMPSONS (R): (A18?49: 2.2/6, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00            FAMILY GUY (RS): (A18?49: 2.4/6, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30            FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 2.4/6, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00            FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 2.5/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.0/5, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FOX aired encores of THE SIMPSONS at 7p (1.0/3), 7:30p (1.4/4) and 8p (2.2/6) followed by encores of FAMILY GUY at 8:30p (2.4/6), 9p (2.4/6) and 9:30p (2.5/6).

SEPTEMBER 13 - 19, 2010

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX   1.4/4                        FOX            1.4/5                        FOX              3.9

ABC   1.6/5                        ABC            1.3/5                        ABC      5.2

CBS   2.2/7                        CBS            1.6/5                        CBS              7.9

NBC   2.8/8                        NBC            2.3/8                        NBC              8.9

 
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