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:

 

 

 

 

  • 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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