Tuesday Comedy Block Leads Fox To Another Weekly Ratings Win

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December 7th, 2010

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TUESDAY COMEDY BLOCK LEADS FOX TO ANOTHER WEEKLY WIN

Thanks to week-over-week increases by Glee, Raising Hope, HELL’S KITCHEN, Lie To Me and its Animation Domination favorites, FOX finished last week at No. 1 among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.  Season to date, FOX is averaging a 2.9/8 among Adults 18-49 and is holding firmly in second place this Fall.

Key weekly highlights:

  • On Monday, Lie To Me delivered a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49, its highest rating of the season among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34:
    • Lie To Me was up +29% among Adults 18-49 from the previous week (1.7/5) and drew its largest audience of the season in Total Viewers (6.4 Mil.)
  • FOX’s Tuesday comedy block also made meaningful gains last week:
    • Glee posted a 4.6/13 among Adults 18-49 – up +15% - and was the highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-49.
    • Glee was also highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens for the ninth straight Tuesday in originals so far this season.
    • Raising Hope followed with a 2.7/7 among Adults 18-49, up +8% from the previous week (2.5/7).
    • In fact, both Glee and Raising Hope posted their highest Teens rating ever last week
  • On Wednesday, an original HELL’S KITCHEN at 9p posted a 2.6/7 among Adults 18-49, up +18% compared the previous week week (2.2/7).  HELL’S KITCHEN won its hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.
  • FOX once again dominated the Teens demo last Sunday, driven by gains by THE Simpsons and The Cleveland Show:
    • THE Simpsons delivered a 4.2/11 among Adults 18-49 - up +2% from the previous week (4.1/10) – and tied its highest Adults 18-49 rating so far this season
    • In fact, Sunday’s THE Simpsons delivered its largest audience in Total Viewers this season
    • An original episode of The Cleveland Show followed and posted a 3.2/8 among Adults 18-49, up +7% from its prior season average (3.0/7).

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

Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 11/21/10), FOX’s scripted original programs have shown significant increases among Adults 18-49:

10/11 Season thru 11/21   Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49   % Change

House                                               3.9/10                                       5.1/13                         +31%

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%

Human Target                                   1.8/5                                         2.3/7                            +28%

Bones                                                2.6/8                                        3.4/10                          +31%

Fringe                                                1.9/5                                         2.7/7                           +42%

Good Guys                                        0.7/2                                         1.0/3                           +43%

Simpsons                                          3.6/9                                        3.9/10                            +8%

Cleveland                                          2.9/7                                         3.2/8                            +10%

Family Guy                                        3.8/9                                        4.6/10                           +21%

American Dad                                   2.7/6                                         3.0/7                            +11%

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

Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 11/21/10), FOX’s scripted original programs have shown significant increases among Total Viewers:

10/11 Season thru 11/21   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

House                                                10.2                                       12.8                         +25%

Lie To Me                                             5.4                                         7.0                          +30%

Glee                                                   11.9                                       14.4                         +21%

Raising Hope                                      6.3                                         7.3                          +16%

Running Wilde                                    3.8                                         4.2                          +11%

Human Target                                    6.6                                         7.9                           +20%

Bones                                                 9.5                                        11.5                         +21%

Fringe                                                 5.1                                         6.9                          +35%

Good Guys                                         2.5                                         3.2                          +28%

Simpsons                                           7.8                                         8.4                           +8%

Cleveland                                           6.2                                         6.7                           +8%

Family Guy                                         7.8                                        9.1                           +17%

American Dad                                    5.6                                         6.2                          +11%
Weekly Program Rankers***

FOX had 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: GLEE (No. 2), THE SIMPSONS (No. 3), The Cleveland Show (No. 10), CLEVELAND SP-12/5 9P (No. 15), RAISING HOPE (No. 17) and HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 20)

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34GLEE (No. 2), THE SIMPSONS (No. 4), The Cleveland Show (No. 7), CLEVELAND SP-12/5 9P (No. 8), American Dad (No. 9), RAISING HOPE (No. 13), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 16) and BONES (No. 19)

FOX had 6 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: GLEE (No. 1), CLEVELAND SP-12/5 9P (No. 3), THE SIMPSONS (No. 4), The Cleveland Show (No. 5 tie), American Dad (No. 5 tie) and RAISING HOPE (No. 7)

FOX had 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: GLEE (No. 6) and THE SIMPSONS (No. 17)
***Weekly Rankers exclude all sports pre- and post-games.

Week 11/15-11/21/10: Live+7

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  NOVEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 5, 2010

MONDAY

8:00-9:00         HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.6/4, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 LIE TO ME: (A18?49: 2.2/6, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers)

An original LIE TO ME at 9p delivered a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49, its highest-rated telecast of the season in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.  LIE TO ME was up +29% among Adults 18-49 from the previous week (1.7/5) and ranked #2 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 among Adults 18-34.

At 8p an encore HOUSE posted a 1.6/4 and ranked #3 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

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

TUESDAY

8:00-9:01         GLEE: (A18?49: 4.6/13, 11.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-9:31         RAISING HOPE: (A18?49: 2.7/7, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00       Running Wilde: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 3.3/9, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

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

GLEE posted a 4.6/13 among Adults 18-49 and was the highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-49. Among Adults 18-34 and Teens GLEE was also highest-rated program of the night as it has been on all its nine Tuesdays so far this season.  GLEE was up +15% from the previous week (vs. 4.0/12) in Adults 18-49 and posted its highest Teens ever.

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

At 9p RAISING HOPE delivered a 2.7/7 among Adults 18-49, up +8% from the previous week (2.5/7).  RAISING HOPE posted its highest Teens ever and ranked #3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

Running Wilde at 9:30p posted a 1.4/4 among Adults 18-49, up +8% from its most recent telecast on 11/9/10 (1.3/3).  RUNNING WILDE ranked #4 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00         Human Target: (A18?49: 1.6/5, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00       HELL’S KITCHEN: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.1/6, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

Human Target posted a 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49, up +14% from the previous week (1.4/5) and ranked #3 in the hour among Adults 18-49.

HELL’S KITCHEN at 9p posted a 2.6/7 among Adults 18-49, up +18% compared to the previous week (2.2/7).  HELL’S KITCHEN won the 9p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

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

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00         BONES: (A18?49: 2.3/7, 8.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00       Fringe: (A18?49: 1.8/5, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.1/6, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

BONES at 8p posted a 2.3/7 among Adults 18-49 and won the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 (tie), Women 18-34 and Total Viewers.

At 9p Fringe posted a 1.8/5 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #3 in the hour among Adults 18-49 (tie).

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

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00         The Good Guys (RS): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00       The Good Guys: (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

Both an encore at 8p and an original telecast at 9p of The Good Guys posted a 0.7/2.

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

SATURDAY

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

8:30-9:00         COPS (R): (A18?49: 1.7/5, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00       AMERICA’S Most Wanted: (A18?49: 1.6/5, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.6/5, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

COPS at 8p and 8:30p each ranked #2 in their respective time periods among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54. COPS in each half hour ranked #1 among Women 18-49, Women 18-34 and Women 25-54 (ties).

At 9p, AMERICA’S Most Wanted ranked #2 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Men 18-49/18-34/25-54 and Women 18-49/18-34/25-54.

FOX ranked #2 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Men 18-49/18-34/25-54 and Women 18-49/18-34/25-54.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:43         NFL OVERRUN: (A18?49: 10.7/31, 30.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:43-8:00         THE OT: (A18?49: 5.4/15, 14.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:31         SIMPSONS: (A18?49: 4.2/11, 9.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00         CLEVELAND: (A18?49: 3.2/8, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31         CLEVELAND (S): (A18?49: 2.8/7, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00       AMERICAN DAD: (A18?49: 2.5/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 5.0/13, 12.9 Mil Total Viewers)

THE SIMPSONS at 8p delivered a 4.2/11 among Adults 18-49, up +2% from the previous week (4.1/10).  THE SIMPSONS tied its highest rated Adults 18-49 so far this season and posted its highest so far in Total Viewers.  THE SIMPSONS ranked #2 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8:30p CLEVELAND posted a 3.2/8 among Adults 18-49, up +7% from its prior season average (3.0/7).  CLEVELAND ranked #2 in the half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

A special telecast of CLEVELAND at 9p posted a 2.8/7 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #3 in its hour among Adults 18-49 and #2 among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

AMERICAN DAD at 9:30p delivered a 2.5/6 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #4 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49 and #2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

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

NOVEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 5, 2010

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX   2.6/7                  FOX     2.3/7                FOX        7.1

ABC   2.0/6                  ABC     1.5/5               ABC       7.2

CBS   2.2/6                  CBS     1.5/5                CBS        9.2

NBC   2.5/7                 NBC     2.0/6                NBC        8.0

 
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