FOX Gives Thanks For Another Weekly Ratings Win

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November 30th, 2010

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FOX GIVES THANKS FOR ANOTHER WEEKLY WIN

With strong performances across the week, the network’s premiere of THE Simpsons MOVIE and significant gains in its Animation Domination lineup, FOX ranked No. 1 last week among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  Season to date, FOX is holding steady in second place with a 2.9/8 among Adults 18-49.

Key weekly highlights:

On Tuesday, Glee and Raising Hope once again turned in holiday-worthy performances:

  • Glee posted a 4.0/12 among Adults 18-49 and was once again the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens, as it has been on all of its eight Tuesdays with originals so far this season.
  • At 9p Raising Hope delivered a 2.5/7 among Adults 18-49, right in line with its recent performance.

FOX ranked No. 1 on Thanksgiving night, thanks to an NFL Football lead-in and the FOX premiere of THE Simpsons MOVIE:

  • THE Simpsons MOVIE combined with coverage of the Thanksgiving NFL Overrun (SAINTS vs. COWBOYS) to give FOX the nightly win among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos.

On Friday, FOX’s TV’S FUNNIEST HOLIDAY MOMENTS special posted a 1.2/4 among Adults 18-49 and gave FOX the No. 1 spot among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FOX’s Sunday Animation Domination favorites posted week over week gains and won the night among Teens.

  • THE Simpsons at 8p posted a 4.1/10 among Adults 18-49, up +41% from the previous week (2.9/8). In fact, THE Simpsons posted its highest number of Total Viewers so far this season.
  • At 8:30p The Cleveland Show delivered a 3.4/8 among Adults 18-49, up +42% from the previous week (2.4/6). And earned its highest ratings of the season among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.
  • An encore Family Guy at 9p was followed by an original American Dad, which delivered a 2.9/7 among Adults 18-49, up +26% compared to the previous Sunday (2.3/5).

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

Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 11/14/10), FOX’s scripted original programs have shown significant increases among Adults 18-49:

10/11 Season thru 11/14   Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49   % Change

House                                               3.8/10                                       5.1/13                         +34%

Lie To Me                                           1.9/5                                         2.5/6                          +32%

Glee                                                  5.1/14                                       6.2/16                         +22%

Raising Hope                                     2.7/7                                         3.2/8                          +19%

Running Wilde                                   1.6/4                                         1.8/5                          +13%

Bones                                                2.6/8                                        3.4/10                          +31%

Fringe                                                1.9/5                                         2.8/7                           +47%

Good Guys                                        0.7/2                                         1.0/3                           +43%

Simpsons                                          3.7/10                                       4.0/10                           +8%

Cleveland                                          3.0/7                                         3.3/8                            +10%

Family Guy                                        3.9/9                                        4.7/11                           +21%

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 11/14/10), FOX’s scripted original programs have shown significant increases among Total Viewers:

10/11 Season thru 11/14   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

House                                                10.1                                       12.8                         +27%

Lie To Me                                             5.3                                         6.9                          +30%

Glee                                                   11.9                                       14.4                         +21%

Raising Hope                                      6.4                                         7.4                          +16%

Running Wilde                                    3.8                                         4.2                          +11%

Bones                                                 9.5                                        11.5                         +21%

Fringe                                                 5.2                                         7.0                          +35%

Good Guys                                         2.5                                         3.1                          +24%

Simpsons                                           8.0                                         8.7                           +9%

Cleveland                                           6.5                                         6.9                           +6%

Family Guy                                         8.0                                        9.3                           +16%

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

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: THE SIMPSONS (No. 5), Glee (No. 6), The Cleveland Show (No. 11 tie), HOUSE (No. 11 tie), Family Guy (No. 16), American Dad (No. 17) and Raising Hope (No. 19).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: THE SIMPSONS (No. 2), GLEE (No. 3), The Cleveland Show (No. 4), Family Guy (No. 6), HOUSE (No. 7), AMERICAN DAD (No. 8), RAISING HOPE (No. 15) and FOX MOVIE 11/25-THKSGVNG (No. 19).

FOX had 9 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: GLEE (No. 1), The Cleveland Show (No. 2), THE SIMPSONS (No. 3), FAMILY GUY (No. 4 tie), AMERICAN DAD (No. 4 tie), FOX MOVIE 11/25-THKSGVNG (No. 9), RAISING HOPE (No. 10), RAISING HOPE SP 11/16 9:30 PM (No. 12) and HOUSE (No. 18).

FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: GLEE (No. 13), THE SIMPSONS (No. 15), HOUSE (No. 17).
***Weekly Rankers exclude all sports pre- and post-games.

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  NOVEMBER 22 - 28, 2010

MONDAY

8:00-9:01         HOUSE: (A18?49: 3.4/9, 9.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00 Lie To Me: (A18?49: 1.7/5, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 7.5 Mil Total Viewers)

HOUSE posted a 3.4/9 and maintains its season-long title of highest rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49, outperforming CBS’ Hawaii Five-O and NBC’s The Event and Chase and was the highest rated program of the night outright in Adults 18-34.  HOUSE ranked #2 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34.

Lie To Me at 9p delivered a 1.7/5 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #3 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

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

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00         GLEE: (A18?49: 4.0/12, 10.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30         RAISING HOPE: (A18?49: 2.5/7, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00       RAISING HOPE (RS): (A18?49: 1.9/5, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 3.1/9, 7.7 Mil Total Viewers)

GLEE did a 4.0/12 among Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens as it has been on all its eight Tuesdays so far this season.

GLEE won the 8p hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 9p RAISING HOPE delivered a 2.5/7 among Adults 18-49, ranking #3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and #2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

An encore RAISING HOPE at 9:30p posted a 1.9/5 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #4 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49.

FOX ranked #2 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and won the night in Teens and Men 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00         Human Target (S): (A18?49: 1.4/5, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00       HELL’S KITCHEN (S): (A18?49: 2.2/7, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.8/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

A special Thanksgiving Eve Human Target posted a 1.4/5 among Adults 18-49. Human Target ranked #4 in 9p hour among Adults 18-49 and #3 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

HELL’S KITCHEN at 9p posted a 2.2/7 among Adults 18-49, ranking #2 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FOX ranked #2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

THURSDAY

8:00-8:05         (NO SAINTS & DAL COWBOYS) (S): (A18?49: 13.2/44, 39.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:05-8:13         FOX NFL-THU POST GUN (S): (A18?49: 8.0/27, 23.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:13-8:19         FOX NFL-THU POST GAME (S): (A18?49: 5.5/19, 15.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:19-10:19       MOVIE: THE SIMPSONS (S): (A18?49: 1.9/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:19       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.8/9, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers)

MOVIE: THE SIMPSONS combined with coverage of the Thanksgiving NFL Overrun (NO SAINTS & DAL COWBOYS) gave FOX a #1 ranking for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens, Total Viewers and all key demos.

FRIDAY

8:00-10:00       TV’S FUNNIEST HOLIDAY MOMENTS (S): (A18?49: 1.2/4, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

TV’S FUNNIEST HOLIDAY MOMENTS posted a 1.2/4 among Adults 18-49.

FOX ranked #1 for the night in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34 (tie).

SATURDAY

8:00-10:00       MOVIE: CLICK (RS): (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

MOVIE: CLICK delivered a 1.0/3 from 8-10p. FOX ranked #4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and #2 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

SUNDAY

7:00-7:37         NFL OVER-RUN: (A18?49: 9.8/27, 26.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:37-8:00         THE OT: (A18?49: 4.8/13, 12.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:31         SIMPSONS: (A18?49: 4.1/10, 9.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00         CLEVELAND: (A18?49: 3.4/8, 7.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31         FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 3.0/7, 6.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00       AMERICAN DAD: (A18?49: 2.9/7, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 4.8/12, 11.8 Mil Total Viewers)

THE SIMPSONS at 8p posted a 4.1/10 among Adults 18-49, up +41% from last week (2.9/8).  THE SIMPSONS posted its second highest-rated Adults 18-49 so far this season and its highest so far in Total Viewers.  THE SIMPSONS ranked #1 in the half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8:30p CLEVELAND did a 3.4/8 among Adults 18-49, up +42% from last week (2.4/6) as it earned its highest ratings of the season in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.  CLEVELAND ranked #2 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

An encore FAMILY GUY at 9p posted a 3.0/7 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in its hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens (tie).

An original AMERICAN DAD at 9:30p delivered a 2.9/7 among Adults 18-49, up +26% compared to last week (2.3/5).  AMERICAN DAD ranked #2 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

FOX ranked #2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 among Teens.

NOVEMBER 22 - 28, 2010

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX   2.6/8                  FOX     2.5/8                FOX        7.1

ABC   2.3/7                  ABC     1.7/6               ABC       8.9

CBS   2.1/6                  CBS     1.3/4                CBS        9.6

NBC   2.1/6                 NBC     1.8/6                NBC        6.4

 
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