Fox Remains Only Network To See Year-Over-Year Ratings Gains

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October 11th, 2011

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FOX REMAINS ONLY NETWORK TO SEE YEAR-OVER-YEAR GAINS

 

Terra Nova Is Week’s #1 New Drama, New Girl Is #1 Among Young Women,

and Glee is Tops Among Teens

 

Thanks to nightly wins on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for the third consecutive week as well as a victory on Saturday with ALCS baseball playoffs, FOX remains the only broadcast network to post a year-over-year ratings increase (+12%) among Adults 18-49 so far this Fall in Live + Same Day ratings. FOX averaged a 2.6/7 among Adults 18-49 and delivered the week’s #1 new drama series, Terra Nova; #1 show among Young Women, New Girl; and #1 series among Teens, Glee.  Key highlights include:

 

  • With week two of new series Terra Nova and the season premiere of HOUSE, FOX posted a +13% gain on Monday among Adults 18-49 versus the same night the previous year.
    • Terra Nova delivered a 3.1/8 in the core adult demo, retaining +100% of its series premiere rating.
    • The season premiere of HOUSE posted a 3.9/9 rating, up +15% from its season finale on 5/23/11.

 

  • FOX won Tuesday once again among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and showed a +6% advantage over the #2 network on the night.
    • New comedy New Girl posted a 4.3/11 among Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
    • New Girl and Raising Hope (2.9/7) combined to win the 9p hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
    • Glee (3.6/10) was the highest rated program of the night among Teens

 

  • The X Factor gave FOX nightly wins on Wednesday and Thursday again this week and marked FOX’s 22ndconsecutive Wednesday in-season victory among Adults 18-49 – the most for any network in at least 20 years.
    • On Wednesday, The X Factor posted a 4.1/11 among Adults 18-49 and gained +5% over the prior week’s 8-9:30p performance in Adults 18-49 and +3% in Total Viewers.
    • Thursday’s telecast posted a 4.0/11 in the core adult demo, up +3% vs. the prior week despite airing against ALDS baseball competition on cable.

 

  • Kitchen Nightmares and Fringe ranked #1 among young adults and boosted FOX’s average on Friday night by +75% versus the same night last season.

 

 

Weekly Program Rankers

FOX had 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: NEW GIRL (No. 7), The X Factor-WED (No. 10), The X Factor-THU (No. 11), HOUSE (No. 12), Glee (No. 14), and Terra Nova (No. 19).

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: NEW GIRL (No. 3), GLEE (No. 6), HOUSE (No. 8), The X Factor-WED (No. 10), THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 12), Raising Hope (No. 14), and TERRA NOVA (No. 19).

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: GLEE (No. 1), NEW GIRL (No. 4), THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 5), THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 7), TERRA NOVA (No. 10), Raising Hope (No. 13), and HOUSE (No. 14).

FOX had 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 14) and THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 15).

 

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 9/25/11) among Adults 18-49:

 

11/12 Season thru 9/25   Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49   % Change

Glee                                                  4.0/11                                       5.3/15                         +33%

New Girl                                            4.8/12                                       6.3/16                         +31%

Raising Hope                                     3.1/8                                        3.9/10                         +26%

The X Factor- Wed                            4.4/12                                       5.1/14                         +16%

The X Factor- Thu                             4.3/12                                       5.0/14                         +16%

Kitchen Nightmares                           1.6/6                                         2.1/7                           +31%

Fringe                                                1.5/5                                         2.3/7                           +53%

The Simpsons                                    3.9/10                                       4.4/11                         +13%

The Cleveland Show                         3.1/7                                         3.5/8                           +13%

Family Guy                                        4.1/9                                        5.1/12                          +24%

American Dad                                   3.0/7                                         3.4/8                            +13%

 

11/12 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 9/25/11) among Total Viewers:

 

11/12 Season thru 9/25   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

Glee                                                    9.2                                       12.2                         +33%

New Girl                                            10.3                                       13.1                         +27%

Raising Hope                                      6.7                                         8.4                         +25%

X Factor- Wed                                   12.5                                       14.2                         +14%

X Factor- Thu                                    12.5                                       14.2                         +14%

Kitchen Nightmares                            3.9                                         4.7                          +21%

Fringe                                                 3.5                                         5.3                          +51%

Simpsons                                           8.1                                         9.1                          +12%

Cleveland                                           6.1                                         6.7                          +10%

Family Guy                                        7.7                                        9.4                           +22%

American Dad                                   5.8                                         6.5                          +12%

 

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  OCTOBER 3 - 9, 2011

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00      TERRA NOVA: (Adults 18-49: 3.1/8, 8.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00    HOUSE (P): (Adults 18-49: 3.9/9, 9.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.5/9, 9.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

With week two of new series TERRA NOVA and the season premiere of HOUSE, FOX ranked #2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.  Compared to the same night last year, FOX is up +13% in Adults 18-49 (vs. 10/4/10).

 

At 8p TERRA NOVA posted a 3.1/8 among Adults 18-49, retaining 100% of its debut the previous week (vs. 3.1/8).
The season premiere of HOUSE posted a 3.9/9 among Adults 18-49, up +15% from its season finale on 5/23/11 (vs. 3.4/10).

 

HOUSE was the highest rated drama of the night in Adults 18-49.

 

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00      GLEE: (Adults 18-49: 3.6/10, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31      NEW GIRL: (Adults 18-49: 4.3/11, 8.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00    RAISING HOPE: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/7, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.6/10, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers)

 

With solid performances from GLEE, NEW GIRL and RAISING HOPE, FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  FOX showed a +6% advantage over the #2 network for the night (3.6/9 vs. 3.4/9 for CBS), same as the prior week.

At 8p GLEE posted a 3.6/10 among Adults 18-49.  GLEE was the highest rated program of the night among Teens and ranked #2 in its 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34.

New comedy NEW GIRL posted a 4.3/11 among Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, outperforming ABC’s Dancing with the Stars results show and Body Of Proof, CBS’ NCIS, NCIS: LA and Unforgettable and NBC’s Biggest Loser and Parenthood.

NEW GIRL and RAISING HOPE combined to win the 9p hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 9:30p RAISING HOPE posted a 2.9/7 among Adults 18-49 and won its timeslot in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:31      THE X FACTOR-WED: (Adults 18-49: 4.1/11, 11.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00    RAISING HOPE (S): (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.6/10, 10.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

FOX has now won 22 consecutive Wednesday nights in-season in Adults 18-49, the most for any network in at least 20 years (the 22 wins begin with 1/19/11).

 

THE X FACTOR posted a 4.1/11 among Adults 18-49 and won its 8-9:30p time period, up +5% over the prior week’s 8-9:30p performance in Adults 18-49 and +3% in Total Viewers.

 

At 9:30p a special telecast of RAISING HOPE posted a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and #2 in Teens.
THURSDAY

8:00-10:00    THE X FACTOR-THU: (Adults 18-49: 4.0/11, 11.7 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens and showed its best advantage so far this season over the #2 network for the night in Adults 18-49 (+38% vs. CBS).

THE X FACTOR posted a 4.0/11 among Adults 18-49, up +3% vs. its prior week despite airing against ALDS baseball competition on cable.

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Women 18-49 (tie) and Teens and was #2 in Adults 18-49.

Compared to last Thursday’s performance THE X FACTOR was up +11% in Adults 18-34 (3.1 vs. 2.8).
THE X FACTOR grew throughout the night and gained +30% in its last half hour versus its first (3.3 > 4.1 > 4.1 > 4.3) in Adults 18-49.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00         Kitchen Nightmares: (Adults 18-49: 1.6/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00       Fringe: (Adults 18-49: 1.3/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.4/5, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked #2 among Adults 18-49 for the night and #1 among Adults 18-34 and was up +75% vs. the same night last year among Adults 18-49 (1.4/5 vs. 0.8/3).

Kitchen Nightmares posted a 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49 and won the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

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Fringe posted a 1.3/4 and ranked #2 in the hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and #1 among Adults 18-34.

 

SATURDAY

8:00-8:02         ALCS PRE-GAME 1 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.2/5, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-1:04         ALCS GAME 1 (TIGERS&RANGERS) (SG): (Adults 18-49: 1.7/6, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00       FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.9/6, 6.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked #1 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:12         CLEVELAND (BR): (A18?49: 0.4/1, 1.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:12-7:30         CLEVELAND (R): (A18?49: 0.6/2, 1.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-8:00         CLEVELAND (RS): (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00       THE X FACTOR (RS): (A18?49: 1.1/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00       FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On FOX, ALCS Game 2 was postponed due to rain.

FOX ranked #4 for the night in Adults 18-49 with repeats of The Cleveland Show at 7p (0.6/2) and 7:30p (1.0/3) and THE X FACTOR (1.1/3).

 

OCTOBER 3 - 9, 2011

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX     2.6/7                FOX     2.3/7                FOX     7.1

ABC     2.2/6                ABC     1.6/5                ABC     8.2

CBS     2.9/8                CBS     1.9/6                CBS     11.3

NBC     2.5/7                NBC     2.1/6                NBC     7.3

 
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