FOX Ratings Highlights for the Week Ending February 5, 2012

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February 7th, 2012

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 5, 2012

via press release:

FOX TOPS THE WEEK IN ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING,

WINS FIVE OF SEVEN NIGHTS

 

FOX delivered another strong performance last week, ranking #1 with entertainment programming among Adults 18-49. In addition, FOX won five of seven nights last week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday – and had the highest-rated program in prime on four of those nights. Season to date, FOX is averaging a 3.3/9 among Adults 18-49.

 

Excluding sports, last week FOX had:

 

 

 

  • 9 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 2), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 3), Glee (No. 4), MOBBED (No. 6), New Girl (No. 7), The Finder (No. 9), FAMILY ENCORE (No. 10), Raising Hope (No. 18 tie) and American Dad ENCORE (No. 18 tie).

 

  • 5 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 2), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 3), Glee (No. 14), HOUSE (No. 15) and ALCATRAZ (No. 18).

 

Week of January 30 – February 5, 2012 -- Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00     HOUSE: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/8, 8.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00   ALCATRAZ: (Adults 18-49: 2.8/7, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.8/7, 8.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Monday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers.

 

At 8pm, HOUSE delivered a 2.9/8 among Adults 18-49. HOUSE was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 and won the 8p hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

 

ALCATRAZ followed with a 2.8/7 and ranked #1 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49 (tie with The Bachelor).

 


TUESDAY

8:00-9:00     GLEE: (Adults 18-49: 3.7/10, 9.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31     New Girl: (Adults 18-49: 3.5/9, 7.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00   Raising Hope: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.2/9, 7.5 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX won Tuesday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
At 8p the Michael Jackson-themed GLEE posted a 3.7/10, up +19% from its last original (3.1/8 on 1/17/12).  GLEE drew its highest ratings in Adults 18-49 since 9/27/11 and its highest number of Total Viewers since its premiere on 9/20/11. In addition, GLEE was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 and was #2 in Adults 18-34 behind only New Girl.

 

NEW GIRL posted a 3.5/9, up +3% from its last original (3.4/9 on 1/17/12) and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34 and #2 in Adults 18-49 behind only GLEE.

 

Raising Hope closed the night with a 2.0/5 and won its 9:30p half hour in Adults 18-34 and ranked #2 in Adults 18-49.

 

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:01     AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 6.0/17, 18.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00   MOBBED (S): (Adults 18-49: 2.8/7, 7.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 4.4/12, 13.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens and outperformed its nearest competitor for the night by +132% in Adults 18-49 (4.4 vs. CBS’ 1.9) and +64% in Total Viewers (13.3 vs. 8.1 Mil for CBS).

AMERICAN IDOL delivered 6.0/17 and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

AMERICAN IDOL outperformed the combined four-net competition in the 8p hour by +7% among Adults 18-49 (6.0 vs. 5.6 for ABC/CBS/NBC/CW) and outperformed the combined three-net competition by +7% in Total Viewers (18.5 vs. 17.3 Mil for ABC/CBS/NBC).

 

Compared to the prior week, AMERICAN IDOL showed growth of +9% in Teens (4.8 vs. 4.4).

 

AMERICAN IDOL grew in its second half hour by +20% in Adults 18-49 (6.5 vs. 5.4) and +18% in Total Viewers (20.0 vs. 16.9 Mil.)

 

At 9p, an original MOBBED posted a 2.8/7, up +115% from its last telecast two weeks prior (1.3/3 on 1/11/12).  MOBBED was the second-highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 behind only AMERICAN IDOL and won its 9pm hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00     AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 5.5/16, 17.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00   The Finder: (Adults 18-49: 2.4/6, 6.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 4.0/11, 12.1 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Thursday, FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and outperformed the next highest network by +14% in Adults 18-49 (4.0 vs. 3.5 CBS) and +35% in Adults 18-34 (2.7 vs. 2.0 for both ABC and CBS).
At 8pm, AMERICAN IDOL posted a 5.5/16, in line with the previous Thursday’s rating and up +2% among Total Viewers (17.4 vs. 17.1 Mil).

 

AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 (tie with Big Bang Theory), Total Viewers and Teens and outperformed its nearest competitor in the 8pm hour by +25% in Adults 18-49 (5.5 vs. 4.4 for CBS) and +26% in Total Viewers (17.4 vs. 13.8 Mil for CBS.)

 

Compared to its first half hour, AMERICAN IDOL grew +16% in both Adults 18-49 (5.9 vs. 5.1) and Total Viewers (18.7 vs. 16.1 Mil.)

 

At 9p new drama The Finder posted a 2.4/6, up +9% versus its prior season average in Adults 18-49 (2.4 vs. 2.2), and it delivered its second-highest ratings yet among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

 
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: 1.2/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.4/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Friday, Kitchen Nightmares posted a 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49, up +14% vs. the previous week (1.4/4) and ranked #1 in the 8pm hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

 

Fringe followed with a 1.2/4 and ranked fourth in the hour among Adults 18-49 and #2 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

 

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

 

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30     COPS: (Adults 18-49: 1.3/4, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:01     COPS: (Adults 18-49: 1.3/4, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00   The Finder (R): (Adults 18-49: 0.6/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

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

 

FOX ranked first (tie) for the night with COPS and an encore of THE FINDER.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30     BOB’S Burgers (R): (A18?49: 0.3/1, 0.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-8:00     Napoleon Dynamite (RS): (A18?49: 0.6/1, 1.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:31     THE Simpsons (RP): (A18?49: 0.8/2, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00     The Cleveland Show (RS): (A18?49: 0.8/1, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30     Family Guy (RP): (A18?49: 1.1/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00   American Dad (RP): (A18?49: 1.0/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00   FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.8/1, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

 

Airing against the Super Bowl on NBC, FOX ranked #2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 with a night of encore programming: BOB'S Burgers (0.3/1), Napoleon Dynamite (0.6/1), THE Simpsons (0.8/2), The Cleveland Show (0.8/1), Family Guy (1.1/2) and American Dad (1.0/2).

 

JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 5, 2012

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    2.4/6                FOX    1.9/5                FOX    6.8

ABC    1.5/4                ABC    1.1/3                ABC    5.1

CBS    1.8/5                CBS    1.0/3                CBS    8.4

NBC    7.7/20              NBC    7.0/21              NBC   21.4

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/22/12) among Adults 18-49:

 

11/12 Season through 1/22  Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49  % Change

Terra Nova                                     2.5/6                                        3.6/9                          +44%

HOUSE                                               2.8/7                                        4.2/10                         +50%

ALCATRAZ                                         3.3/8                                        4.4/11                         +33%

GLEE                                                  3.3/9                                        4.5/13                         +36%

NEW GIRL                                          3.8/10                                      5.3/14                         +39%

RAISING HOPE                                  2.5/6                                         3.3/8                          +32%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                       7.4/19                                      8.6/22                         +16%

The X Factor- Wed                        3.8/10                                      4.4/12                         +16%

TEENAGE DAUGHTER                      2.2/6                                        2.5/6                           +14%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                        5.7/15                                      7.0/18                         +23%

The X Factor- Thu                         3.7/10                                      4.2/12                         +14%

THE FINDER                                      1.9/5                                        2.5/6                            +32%

BONES                                               2.8/7                                        3.9/10                          +39%

Kitchen Nightmares                   1.5/5                                         1.9/7                          +27%

Fringe                                              1.2/4                                         2.0/6                           +67%

THE Simpsons                                 3.5/8                                       4.0/10                          +14%

Napoleon Dynamite                    4.4/10                                      4.8/11                           +9%

Allen Gregory                             2.0/5                                         2.2/5                           +10%

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

Family Guy                                      3.4/8                                        4.4/10                          +29%

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 1/22/12) among Total Viewers:

 

11/12 Season thru 1/22   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

Terra Nova                                    7.6                                        10.1                         +33%

HOUSE                                               7.6                                        10.4                         +37%

ALCATRAZ                                        10.1                                       12.8                        +27%

GLEE                                                  7.7                                        10.5                         +36%

NEW GIRL                                          7.8                                        10.5                         +35%

RAISING HOPE                                  5.4                                         6.9                          +28%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      21.9                                       24.8                         +13%

The X Factor- Wed                      11.4                                        12.7                         +11%

TEENAGE DAUGHTER                     5.8                                         6.4                          +10%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       18.0                                       21.2                         +18%

The X Factor- Thu                       11.4                                        12.6                         +11%

BONES                                               8.9                                        11.9                          +34%

THE FINDER                                      6.0                                         7.7                           +28%

Kitchen Nightmares                   3.8                                         4.5                          +18%

Fringe                                              3.1                                         4.8                           +55%

THE Simpsons                                7.4                                         8.4                           +14%

Allen Gregory                             4.2                                         4.5                           +7%

Napoleon Dynamite                    8.7                                         9.5                           +9%

The Cleveland Show                  4.9                                         5.5                          +12%

Family Guy                                      6.5                                         8.2                          +26%

American Dad                                5.1                                         5.9                          +16%

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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