Fox's Weekly Ratings Release For November 1-7

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November 9th, 2010

via press release:

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 1 - 7, 2010

With its high-rated Tuesday and Wednesday lineups in encores last week, FOX placed fourth for the week but remained solidly in second place for the Fall with a 3.0/8 among Adults 18-49.  In fact, FOX still achieved nine out of the Top 20 programs among Teens last week, despite having less first-run programming than usual. Key weekly highlights:

  • FOX won Monday night with World Series GAME 5: SAN FRANCISCO AT TEXAS among Adults 18-49.
    • World Series GAME 5: SAN FRANCISCO AT TEXAS aired from 7:53-10:41p and posted a 4.2/11 among Adults 18-49.  This was up +5% versus part one of Game 5 two years ago which did not feature the Yankees (4.0/10 on 10/27/08, Tampa Bay at Philadelphia).
    • In Total Viewers, last week’s World Series GAME 5 was up +13% compared to the 2008 non-Yankees World Series Game 5 part one (15.0 vs. 13.2 Mil.)
  • FOX also ranked No. 1 on Saturday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens, and Women 18-49/18-34.
    • COPS at 8p and 8:30p each ranked No. 1 in their respective time periods among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34. COPS at 8p also ranked No. 1 in all key male demos.
    • At 9p, AMERICA’S Most Wanted ranked No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 (tie), Adults 25-54, Teens and all key female demos.
  • Halloween-themed episodes of FOX’s Animation Domination favorites drew week over week gains for the FOX Sunday lineup.
    • THE Simpsons at 8p posted a 3.7/9 among Adults 18-49, up +23% versus its most recent original (3.0/9, 10/10/10).
    • The Cleveland Show at 8:30p delivered a 3.0/7 among Adults 18-49 which ties its highest rating of the season so far.  In addition, The Cleveland Show was up from its most recent original by +15% (2.6/7, 10/10/10).
    • Airing from 9-9:30p Family Guy posted a 3.8/9 among Adults 18-49, an increase of +12% from 10/10/10 (3.4/9).
    • American Dad finished the night with a 2.9/7 at 9:30p among Adults 18-49, up +16% compared to the last time it was on the air (2.5/6, 10/10/10).

10/11 FOX Scripted Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 10/24/10), FOX’s scripted programs have shown significant increases among Adults 18-49:

10/11 Season thru 10/24   Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49   % Change

House                                               3.9/10                                       5.1/13                         +31%

Lie To Me                                            2.0/5                                         2.6/6                          +30%

Glee                                                  4.6/13                                       5.6/15                         +22%

Raising Hope                                     2.6/7                                         3.0/8                          +15%

Running Wilde                                   1.7/5                                         1.9/5                          +12%

Bones                                                2.6/8                                        3.5/10                          +35%

Fringe                                                2.0/6                                         2.9/7                           +45%

Good Guys                                        0.8/3                                         1.0/3                           +25%

Simpsons                                          3.6/10                                       3.9/11                          +8%

Cleveland                                          2.9/8                                         3.2/8                           +10%

Family Guy                                        4.1/10                                      4.8/11                          +17%

American Dad                                   2.7/7                                         3.1/7                            +15%

10/11 FOX Scripted Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 10/24/10), FOX’s scripted programs have shown significant increases among Total Viewers:

10/11 Season thru 10/24   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

House                                                10.2                                       12.8                         +25%

Lie To Me                                             5.6                                         7.3                          +30%

Glee                                                   10.9                                       12.9                         +18%

Raising Hope                                      6.2                                         7.0                          +13%

Running Wilde                                    4.0                                         4.4                          +10%

Bones                                                 9.6                                        11.6                         +21%

Fringe                                                 5.4                                         7.2                          +33%

Good Guys                                         2.4                                         3.1                          +29%

Simpsons                                           7.7                                         8.4                           +9%

Cleveland                                           6.3                                         6.8                           +8%

Family Guy                                         8.3                                        9.6                           +16%

American Dad                                    5.8                                         6.4                          +10%
Weekly Program Rankers***

FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: World Series GAME #5 (No. 6), Family Guy (No. 11) and THE Simpsons (No. 13).

FOX had 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34Family Guy (No. 2), THE Simpsons (No. 5), American Dad (No. 7), The Cleveland Show (No. 8) and WORLD SERIES GAME #5 (No. 9).

FOX had 9 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY (No. 1), The Cleveland Show (No. 2), THE SIMPSONS (No. 3), American Dad (No. 4), WORLD SERIES GAME #5 (No. 6), THE SIMPSONS SP 7:30 PM (No. 7), Glee/ELECTION 11/2 Special (No. 11), BONES (No. 19 tie) and THE SIMPSONS 11/7 7 pm (No. 19 tie).

FOX had 1 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: WORLD SERIES GAME #5 (No. 5).

***Weekly Rankers exclude all sports pre- and post-games.

Week 10/18-10/24/10: Live+7

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  NOVEMBER 1 - 7, 2010

MONDAY

7:53-10:41            WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (GIANTS&RANGERS) (S): (A18?49: 4.2/11, 15.0 Mil Total Viewers)

10:41-11:13 WORLD SERIES POSTGAME (S): (A18?49: 2.7/7, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 4.1/11, 14.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night with WORLD SERIES GAME 5: SAN FRANCISCO AT TEXAS among Adults 18-49.

WORLD SERIES GAME 5: SAN FRANCISCO AT TEXAS from 7:53-10:41p posted a 4.2/11 among Adults 18-49.  This is up +5% versus part one of Game 5 two years ago which did not feature the Yankees (4.0/10 on 10/27/08, Tampa Bay at Philadelphia).  In Total Viewers, WORLD SERIES GAME 5 was up +13% compared to the 2008 non-Yankees World Series Game 5 part one (15.0 vs. 13.2 Mil.)

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00            Glee (R): (A18?49: 1.9/5, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            ELECTION COVERAGE (S): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

At 8p an encore of GLEE posted a 1.9/5 among Adults 18-49.  At 9p special FOX NEWS: AMERICA’S ELECTION HEADQUARTERS posted a 0.9/3.

FOX ranked #4 for the night in Adults 18-49.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00            HELL’S KITCHEN (R): (A18?49: 1.3/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX aired encores of HELL’S KITCHEN at 8p (1.4/4) and 9p (1.3/4) and ranked #4 for the night among Adults 18-49.

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00            BONES: (A18?49: 2.5/7, 9.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            Fringe: (A18?49: 1.8/5, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.2/6, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX’s Thursday night returned after a two week hiatus due to baseball pre-emptions.  BONES at 8p posted a 2.5/7 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in the hour among Adults 18-49.

At 9p Fringe came back to a 1.8/5 among Adults 18-49, ranking #4 in the hour among Adults 18-49.

FOX ranked #4 for the night in Adults 18-49.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00            HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.0/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            Good Guys: (A18?49: 0.8/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

At 8p an encore HOUSE posted a 1.0/4 among Adults 18-49 and The Good Guys posted a 0.8/3 at 9p.

FOX ranked #5 for the night in Adults 18-49 and #4 among Adults 18-34.

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30            COPS: (A18?49: 1.3/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00            COPS (R): (A18?49: 1.5/5, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00            AMERICA’S Most Wanted: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

Cops at 8p and 8:30p each ranked #1 in their respective time periods among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34. Cops at 8p also ranked No. 1 in all key male demos.

At 9p, AMERICA’S Most Wanted ranked #1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 (tie), Adults 25-54, Teens and all key female demos.

FOX ranked #1 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens, and Women 18-49/18-34.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30            SIMPSONS (RS): (A18?49: 1.2/3, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59            SIMPSONS (RS): (A18?49: 1.9/5, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30            SIMPSONS: (A18?49: 3.7/9, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00            CLEVELAND: (A18?49: 3.0/7, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31            FAMILY GUY: (A18?49: 3.8/9, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00            AMERICAN DAD: (A18?49: 2.9/7, 6.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00            FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.8/7, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

THE SIMPSONS at 8p posted a 3.7/9 among Adults 18-49, up +23% versus its most recent original (3.0/9, 10/10/10).  THE SIMPSONS ranked #3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34 (tie) and Teens.

CLEVELAND at 8:30p did a 3.0/7 among Adults 18-49. CLEVELAND was up from its most recent original by +15% (2.6/7, 10/10/10) and ranked #2 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 (tie), #2 in Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

Airing from 9-9:30p FAMILY GUY posted a 3.8/9 among Adults 18-49, an increase of +12% from 10/10/10 (3.4/9).  FAMILY GUY ranked #3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49, #2 in Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

AMERICAN DAD delivered a 2.9/7 at 9:30p among Adults 18-49, up +16% compared to its last time on the air (2.5/6, 10/10/10).  AMERICAN DAD ranked #4 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49, #2 in Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

FOX ranked #3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

NOVEMBER 1 - 7, 2010

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX   2.2/6                        FOX            2.0/6                        FOX               6.7

ABC   2.5/7                        ABC            1.9/6                        ABC        9.3

CBS   3.1/9                        CBS            2.1/7                        CBS             11.7

NBC   2.4/7                        NBC            2.0/6                        NBC               7.4

 
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