FOX Remains The Only Network To Post Double-Digit Gains Among Both Adults 18-49 (+14%) And Total Viewers (+15%) Versus Last Fall

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December 20th, 2011

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NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 12 - 18, 2011

 

As the fall season comes to a close, FOX remains the only network to post double-digit gains among both Adults 18-49 (+14%) and Total Viewers (+15%) versus last fall, thanks to strong performances by Glee, New Girl, Raising Hope and The X Factor last week. Season to date, FOX is tied as the No. 1 network among Adults 18-49 and tops all networks among Young Adults and Teens.

 

In addition, last week FOX had:

 

Week of December 12 - 18, 2011 -- Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:01     Terra Nova(Adults 18-49: 2.1/6, 6.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00   HOUSE (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.3/3, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.7/4, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Monday, Terra Nova delivered a 2.1/6, followed by an encore HOUSE which posted a 1.3/3. FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.


TUESDAY

8:00-9:01     GLEE(Adults 18-49: 3.0/8, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-9:32     New Girl(Adults 18-49: 3.3/9, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:32-10:00   Raising Hope(Adults 18-49: 2.3/6, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/8, 6.5 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked #1 on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

NEW GIRL and GLEE were the No. 1 and No. 2 rated programs of the night among Adults 18-34, while GLEE was No. 1 for the night among Teens.

 

GLEE was even with the previous week’s performance among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (7.1 Mil.)  GLEE won its 8pm hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 9pm NEW GIRL delivered a 3.3/9 and posted the same Total Viewers (6.8 Mil.) as the previous week.  NEW GIRL won the 9pm half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 9:30pm RAISING HOPE posted a 2.3/6, up +5% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (2.2/5) and was up +9% in Total Viewers (5.0 vs. 4.6 Mil.)  RAISING HOPE won its 9:30pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:31     THE X FACTOR- WED: (Adults 18-49: 3.4/10, 10.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00   I Hate My Teenage Daughter(Adults 18-49: 1.8/5, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.0/8, 9.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Wednesday, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

While viewing levels were down -3% week to week from 8-10p, THE X FACTOR posted a 3.4/10, the same as the previous week among Adults 18-49 (12/7/11, 3.4/9) and up +1% in Total Viewers (10.8 Mil. vs. 10.7 Mil.).

 

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 (tied with Criminal Minds), Adults 18-34, Teens and all female demos.

THE X FACTOR won its 8-9:30p time slot and outperformed No. 2 CBS by +6% in Adults 18-49 (3.4 vs. 3.2) and +69% in Adults 18-34 (2.7 vs. 1.6). In addition, the show grew +19% in its last half hour vs. its first in Adults 18-49 (half hours: 3.1 > 3.4 > 3.7).

 

At 9:30p I Hate My Teenage Daughter posted a 1.8/5.
THURSDAY

8:00-9:01     THE X FACTOR- THU: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/9, 9.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00   BONES (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.5/4, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers

 

FOX ranked No. 2 on Thursday night among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34.
With viewing usage down -4% from the previous week, THE X FACTOR results show posted a 2.9/9, the same as the previous Thursday’s delivery (12/8/11, 2.9/8).  In Adults 18-34, THE X FACTOR grew +5% week over week (2.2 vs. 2.1).

 

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 (tied with Big Bang Theory) and Adults 18-34, and grew +15% in its second half hour vs. its first in Adults 18-49 (2.7 > 3.1).

 

At 9pm an encore of BONES posted a 1.5/4 among Adults 18-49.  BONES ranked No. 2 in its 9pm hour in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.
FRIDAY

8:00-9:00     HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET CHARLIE BROWN (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30     ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00   THE Simpsons (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers

 

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

SATURDAY

8:00-10:00      AMW (S): (Adults 18-49:1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

 

With a special telecast of AMW, FOX won the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29        American Dad (RS): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59        CLEVELAND (R): (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30        THE Simpsons (R): (A18?49: 2.3/6, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        Allen Gregory(A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      Family Guy (R): (A18?49: 2.1/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.8/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

 

With nearly all repeat programming, FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

 

At 8p an encore of THE SIMPSONS posted a 2.3/6 among Adults 18-49 followed by an original Allen Gregory which did 1.5/4.  In the 9-10p hour an encore Family Guy did 2.1/5 in Adults 18-49.

 

In the 7p half hour an encore American Dad did a 0.9/3. At 7:30p, a repeat CLEVELAND posted a 1.5/4.

 

 

DECEMBER 12 - 18, 2011

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    1.9/5                FOX    1.7/6                FOX    5.6

ABC    1.3/4                ABC    0.9/3                ABC    5.0

CBS    2.8/8                CBS    1.6/5                CBS    11.4

NBC    2.0/6                NBC    1.5/5                NBC    6.2

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 12/04/11) among Adults 18-49:

 

11/12 Season thru 12/04  Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49  % Change

Terra Nova                                     2.6/7                                       3.7/10                         +42%

HOUSE                                               2.8/7                                        4.2/10                         +50%

GLEE                                                  3.4/9                                        4.6/13                         +35%

NEW GIRL                                          4.0/10                                      5.5/14                         +38%

RAISING HOPE                                  2.6/6                                         3.4/8                          +31%

THE X FACTOR- Wed                        4.0/11                                      4.6/12                         +15%

TEENAGE DAUGHTER                      2.8/7                                        3.2/8                           +14%

THE X FACTOR- Thu                         3.7/10                                      4.3/12                         +16%

BONES                                               2.9/7                                        4.0/10                          +38%

Kitchen Nightmares                   1.5/5                                         1.9/7                          +27%

Fringe                                              1.2/4                                         2.0/6                           +67%

THE SIMPSONS                                 3.4/8                                       3.9/10                          +15%

ALLEN GREGORY                             2.1/5                                         2.3/5                           +10%

The Cleveland Show                  2.4/6                                         2.7/6                           +13%

FAMILY GUY                                      3.3/7                                        4.3/10                          +30%

American Dad                                2.5/6                                         3.0/7                           +20%

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 12/04/11) among Total Viewers:

 

11/12 Season thru 12/04   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

Terra Nova                                    7.8                                        10.3                         +32%

HOUSE                                               7.6                                        10.4                         +37%

GLEE                                                  7.9                                        10.7                         +35%

NEW GIRL                                          8.1                                        11.0                         +36%

RAISING HOPE                                  5.6                                         7.2                          +29%

THE X FACTOR- Wed                      11.5                                        12.9                         +12%

TEENAGE DAUGHTER                      6.8                                         7.7                          +13%

THE X FACTOR- Thu                       11.4                                        12.7                         +11%

BONES                                               9.1                                        12.0                          +32%

Kitchen Nightmares                   3.7                                         4.5                          +22%

Fringe                                              3.1                                         4.8                           +55%

THE SIMPSONS                                7.3                                         8.3                          +14%

ALLEN GREGORY                             4.3                                         4.6                           +7%

The Cleveland Show                  4.9                                         5.5                          +12%

FAMILY GUY                                      6.4                                         8.1                          +27%

American Dad                                5.1                                         5.9                          +15%

 

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation and the leading broadcast television network among Adults 18-49. FOX finished the 2010-2011 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the seventh consecutive year – a feat that has never been achieved in broadcast history – while continuing to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news.

 
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