FOX Wins Third Consecutive Week and Delivers The Number 1 Shows Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens

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May 1st, 2012

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American Idol Tops “The Voice” For Seventh Consecutive Week

FOX earned its third consecutive weekly victory among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and delivered the week’s No. 1 shows in the core adult demo (American Idol), Adult 18-34 (Family Guy) and Teens (Glee). Averaging a 2.3/7 in the core adult demo last week, FOX beat the No. 2 network (ABC) by a +15% margin among Adults 18-49 and by +38% among young adults.

 

Last week also marked the seventh consecutive week that American Idol has out-rated NBC’s The Voice among both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

 

Season to date, FOX is averaging a 3.2/9 among Adults 18-49 and remains No. 1 in that core demographic as well as Adults 18-34 and Teens. Key highlights from last week include:

 

 

 

 

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

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 7.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 HOUSE: (Adults 18-49: 2.3/6, 6.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 6.9 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 2 on Monday night among Adults 18-34 and placed third among Adults 18-49.

At 8pm, BONES posted a 2.2/6. BONES improved by +3% from last week among Total Viewers (7.4 Mil vs. 7.2 Mil).

 

HOUSE followed with a 2.3/6, up 15% from last week in Adults 18-49 (4/16/12, 2.0/5) and up +16% in Total Viewers (6.5 vs. 5.6 Mil.) HOUSE was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 (tie).

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 Glee: (A18?49: 2.7/8, 6.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 NEW GIRL: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 NEW GIRL (RS): (A18?49: 1.4/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.4/7, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34, and Teens. Among Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed NBC, the night’s No. 2 network, by +53% (2.3/8 vs. 1.5/5). FOX has ranked No. 1 for 15 consecutive Tuesday nights among Adults 18-34.

 

At 8pm GLEE delivered a2.7/8, up 13% from last week (4/17/12, 2.4/8). GLEE was the top program of the night among Teens and No. 2 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (tie), and won the 8pm hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

NEW GIRL followed at 9pm and posted a 2.6/7. NEW GIRL was the No. 1 program of the night among Adults 18-34 and No. 2 in Teens. In the 9pm half hour NEW GIRL was No. 1 among Adults 18-34 and Teens and placed second in Adults 18-49.

 

At 9:30pm an encore NEW GIRL posted a 1.4/4 among Adults 18-49.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.8/14, 16.9 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and all key demos. FOX beat its nearest competitor on the night by +140% among Adults 18-49 (4.8/14 vs. 2.0/6 for CBS) and +111% among Total Viewers (16.9 vs. 8.0 Mil for CBS). FOX has now won 15 consecutive Wednesdays among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Teens.

 

The ‘Top 6 Finalists Perform’ telecast of AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 4.8/14 with Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL outperformed Monday’s telecast of The Voice for the seventh straight week among Adults 18-49 (+26%) and for the twelfth straight week among Total Viewers (+64%).

 

AMERICAN IDOL was the No. 1 program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Teens, outperforming the night’s second place program by +78% among Adults 18-49 (4.8/14 vs. 2.7/8 for CBS’ Survivor) and +72% among Total Viewers (16.9 vs. 9.8 Mil for Survivor).

 

AMERICAN IDOL grew in its last half-hour vs. its first by +21% in Adults 18-49 (5.1 vs. 4.2) and +19% in Total Viewers (17.8 vs. 15.0 Mil).

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.0/12, 14.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 Touch: (Adults 18-49: 1.9/5, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/8, 10.7 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 1 on Thursday among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Teens, outperforming its nearest competitor by +12% among Adults 18-49 (2.9/8 vs. 2.6/7 for CBS). FOX has now ranked No. 1 for 15 consecutive Thursdays among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and Teens.

 

AMERICAN IDOL (1 of 6 voted off) posted a 4.0/12 among Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL was the No. 1 program of the night among Total Viewers, Women 18-49 and Teens. IDOL outperformed the night’s No. 2 program by +17% among Total Viewers (14.9 vs.12.7 Mil for CBS’ Person Of Interest).

 

The AMERICAN IDOL results show outperformed The Voice’s performance show on Monday by +5% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/12 vs. 3.8/10) and +45% among Total Viewers (14.9 vs. 10.3 Mil) and outperformed The Voice’s results show on Tuesday by +18% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/12 vs. 3.4/9) and +67% among Total Viewers (14.9 vs. 8.9 Mil).

 

At 9pm, Touch delivered a 1.9/5. Touch ranked No. 1 in its hour among Teens.

 

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 The Finder: (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 Fringe: (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX fourth among Adults 18-49 second among Adults 18-34 (tie) on Friday with The Finder and Fringe.

 

SATURDAY

7:51-10:44 NASCAR: RICHMOND 400 (S): (A18?49: 1.6/6, 5.9 Mil Total Viewers)

10:44-10:54 WINNER’S CIRCLE (S): (A18?49: 1.5/5, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:54 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.6/6, 5.9 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Saturday night among Adults 18-49 with NASCAR: RICHMOND 400 and the WINNER’S CIRCLE.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 THE Simpsons (R): (A18?49: 1.1/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 THE Cleveland Show: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:31 THE SIMPSONS: (A18?49: 2.3/7, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 BOB’S Burgers: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 Family Guy: (A18?49: 2.8/7, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 THE Cleveland Show (S): (A18?49: 2.0/5, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.9/6, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Sunday night among Adults 18-34, Teens, Men 18-49 and ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-49.

 

FAMILY GUY was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34, Teens and key male demos and was the No. 2 program of the night in Adults 18-49.

 

At 7pm an encore of THE SIMPSONS posted a 1.1/4 followed by an original THE Cleveland Show (1.5/5), which was up +25% from its last original. THE Cleveland Show won the 7:30pm half hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

 

At 8pm, THE SIMPSONS posted a 2.3/7. THE SIMPSONS won its half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked second in Adults 18-49.

 

BOB'S Burgers followed with a 1.9/5, and ranked No. 2 in its half hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

FAMILY GUY posted a 2.8/7, up +12% from its last original and won its half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

A special telecast of THE Cleveland Show closed the night with a 2.0/5. THE CLEVELAND SHOW won the 9:30pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

 

 

 
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