FOX Ranks #1 For Third Consecutive Week Among Adults 18-49

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March 20th, 2012

via press release:

American Idol was once again the most-watched program last week and, along with FOX’s Tuesday sitcoms, BOB’S Burgers and a special encore of Touch, led the network to rank #1 for the third week in a row among Adults 18-49. In addition, FOX dominated among Young Adults, ranking No. 1 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday last week.

 

Season to date, FOX is holding strong with a 3.3/9 in the core adult demographic and continues to rank as the No. 1 network among Adults 18-49 this season.

 

Excluding sports, this week FOX had:

 

 

 

 

  • · 3 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 1), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 2) and Touch ENCORE (No. 19).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 HOUSE (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.1/3, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 ALCATRAZ: (Adults 18-49: 1.6/4, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.4/4, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked fourth on Monday among Adults 18-49 with an encore HOUSE and an original ALCATRAZ.

 

TUESDAY

8:00-8:30 Raising Hope: (A18?49: 1.8/6, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 I Hate My Teenage Daughter: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 New Girl: (A18?49: 2.8/8, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 BREAKING IN: (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Tuesday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 8pm Raising Hope posted 1.8/6 and was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens (both behind NEW GIRL). In addition, Raising Hope won the 8pm half hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

I Hate My Teenage Daughter followed with a 1.4/4 and ranked #2 in 8:30pm half hour among Adults 18-34 (tie).

 

At 9pm, NEW GIRL posted a 2.8/8 and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. NEW GIRL won the 9pm half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

BREAKING IN closed the night with a 1.5/4 and won the 9:30p half hour in Adults 18-34.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 5.4/16, 18.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX scored a victory on Wednesday night with Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens. FOX beat its nearest competitor for the night by +86% in Adults 18-49 (5.4 vs. 2.9 for CBS), +112% in Adults 18-34 (3.6 vs. ABC’s 1.7) and +64% in Total Viewers (18.4 vs. 11.2 Mil for CBS). FOX has now won nine Wednesdays in a row among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

 

AMERICAN IDOL outperformed this Monday’s telecast of The Voice in Adults 18-49 (+4%, 5.4 vs. 5.2) and in Total Viewers (+27%, 18.4 vs. 14.5 Mil.) In fact, AMERICAN IDOL’s 18.4 Mil Total Viewers was higher than any Monday episode of The Voice.

 

AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Teens and outperformed the #2 programs of the night by +20% in Adults 18-49 (5.4 vs. 4.5 for Modern Family) and +57% in Total Viewers (18.4 vs. 11.7 Mil for CSI).

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.6/14, 16.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 TOUCH (RS): (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 8.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.4/10, 12.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX also won Thursday night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens. FOX beat its nearest competitor for the night by +42% in Adults 18-49 (3.4 vs. 2.4 for ABC) and +35% in Total Viewers (12.3 vs. 9.1 Mil for ABC). FOX has now ranked #1 nine Thursdays in a row among Adults 18-49.

 

Thursday’s AMERICAN IDOL showed stronger week to week retention (94%) in Adults 18-49 than the same Thursday nights last year (85%, 3/17/11 vs. 3/10/11).

 

AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Teens. AMERICAN IDOL outperformed the #2 programs of the night by +53% in Adults 18-49 (4.6 vs. 3.0 for Grey’s Anatomy) and +51% in Total Viewers (16.0 vs. 10.6 Mil for Missing).

 

AMERICAN IDOL won its 8pm hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers and outperformed its nearest competitors in the hour by +119% in Adults 18-49 (4.6 vs. 2.1 for ABC and NBC) and +51% in Total Viewers (16.0 vs. 10.6 Mil for Missing.)

 

At 9pm an encore of the TOUCH preview episode posted a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in the hour in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Teens.

 

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 Kitchen Nightmares (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 Kitchen Nightmares (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.1/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

 

With back to back encores of Kitchen Nightmares, FOX ranked third on Friday among Adults 18-49.

 

SATURDAY

8:00-10:00 Q’VIVA: The Chosen: (Adults 18-49: 0.4/1, 1.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked fourth on Saturday night with an original Q’VIVA.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 THE Simpsons (R): (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 The Cleveland Show: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18?49: 2.4/7, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BOB’S Burgers: (A18?49: 2.1/5, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 Family Guy: (A18?49: 2.8/7, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 American Dad: (A18?49: 2.2/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.0/6, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Sunday night among Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked third among Adults 18-49.

 

At 7pm an encore THE SIMPSONS posted a 1.0/3 among Adults 18-49 followed by an original The Cleveland Show, which delivered a 1.5/5. The Cleveland Show ranked #2 in its half hour in Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

At 8pm THE SIMPSONS posted a 2.4/7, up +4% from last week and won the 8pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 8:30pm BOB'S BURGERS delivered a 2.1/5, up +11% from its season premiere last week (3/11/12, P, 1.9/5). BOB’S BURGERS ranked #2 in the half hour in Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens.

 

Family Guy posted a 2.8/7, the same as last week, and was the #1 program of the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens. FAMILY GUY also ranked #1 in its half hour in Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

American Dad closed the night with a 2.2/5, the same as last week, and ranked #2 in its half hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 
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