Gordon Ramsay Leads FOX to Victory With Three of the Week’s Top Five Shows

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September 5th, 2012

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NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST

27SEPTEMBER 2, 2012

 

FOX SERVES UP A THREE-STAR WEEK

Gordon Ramsay Leads FOX to Victory With Three of the Week’s Top Five Shows

FOX enjoyed a win last week among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, thanks to outstanding performances by HELL’S KITCHEN, MASTERCHEF and Hotel Hell and strong deliveries by So You Think You Can Dance and the premiere of FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL. Overall, last week FOX had:

 

 

 

  • · 9 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY-SUN 9:30PM (No. 2), FAMILY GUY (No. 3), MASTERCHEF-TUE (No. 5), THE Simpsons-SUN 8:30PM (No. 6 tie), HELL’S KITCHEN-MON (No. 6 tie), Hotel Hell (No. 10), THE Simpsons (No. 12), MASTERCHEF-ENC 8PM (No. 15) and The Cleveland Show (No. 18).

 

  • · 3 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: HELL’S KITCHEN-MON (No. 7), MASTERCHEF-TUE (No. 9) and HOTEL HELL (No. 14).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 HOTEL HELL: (Adults 18-49: 2.4/7, 5.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 HELL’S KITCHEN: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/8, 6.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.6/7, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens. In fact, FOX ranked No. 1 for its tenth Monday night this summer (third consecutive) and has now ranked No. 1 for 15 out of the 18 nights this summer that an original HELL’S KITCHEN has aired.

 

At 8pm HOTEL HELL posted 2.4/7, up +20% from the previous week among Adults 18-49 and +13% in Total Viewers (5.9 vs. 5.2 Mil.) HOTEL HELL posted its highest deliveries so far this summer in both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers. HOTEL HELL won its 8pm hour in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens.

 

HELL'S KITCHEN followed at 9pm with a 2.9/8, up +12% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (8/20/12, 2.6/7) and +11% in Total Viewers (6.9 vs. 6.2 Mil.) HELL’S KITCHEN posted its highest deliveries so far this summer in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers. HELL’S KITCHEN also won its 9p hour in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens.


TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 MASTERCHEF (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.4/5, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 MASTERCHEF: (Adults 18-49: 2.8/8, 6.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.1/6, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

 

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

At 8pm, an encore MASTERCHEF posted a 1.4/5 among Adults 18-49.

 

At 9pm, an original MASTERCHEF posted a 2.8/8, up +17% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 and up +10% in Total Viewers (6.6 vs. 6.0 Mil). MASTERCHEF posted its highest delivery this summer in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54 and its second-highest delivery ever in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (behind its 9pm finale last summer on 8/16/11).

 

MASTERCHEF was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and outperformed the No. 2 program of the night, America’s Got Talent by +12% in Adults 18-49 (2.8/8 vs. 2.5/7).
WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 So You Think You Can Dance: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Wednesday, FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34 and all key female demos. FOX has ranked No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-34 every time an original So You Think You Can Dance has aired so far this summer.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE posted a 1.5/5 among Adults 18-49.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-8:30 Raising Hope (R): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 New Girl (RS): (Adults 18-49: 0.8/2, 2.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 Glee (R): (Adults 18-49: 0.8/2, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.8/2, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked third on Thursday night among Adults 18-49 and second in Adults 18-34 with encores of Raising Hope (0.7/2), New Girl (0.8/2) and Glee (0.8/2).
FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES (R): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 BONES (R): (Adults 18-49: 0.6/2, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.7/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)
On Friday, FOX ranked second among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34 (tie) with encores of BONES (0.7/3 at 8pm and 0.6/2 at 9pm).

 

SATURDAY

7:46-11:13 FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL (P): (Adults 18-49: 0.6/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.6/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked second on Saturday night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34 with the premiere of FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.6/2).

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 American Dad (R): (A18?49: 0.6/3, 1.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 The Cleveland Show (R): (A18?49: 0.7/3, 1.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE Simpsons (R): (A18?49: 1.0/4, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18?49: 1.1/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 1.4/5, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 FAMILY GUY (R): (A18?49: 1.5/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.1/4, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key male demos with its animated encores: American Dad (0.6/3), The Cleveland Show (0.7/3), THE SIMPSONS 8pm (1.0/4), THE SIMPSONS 8:30pm (1.1/4), FAMILY GUY 9pm (1.4/5), FAMILY GUY 9:30pm (1.5/5). The encore FAMILY GUY at 9:30pm was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

AUGUST 27 - SEPTEMBER 2, 2012

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX 1.3/4 FOX 1.1/4 FOX 3.4

ABC 1.1/4 ABC 0.9/3 ABC 3.9

CBS 1.1/3 CBS 0.7/3 CBS 4.9

NBC 1.0/3 NBC 0.7/3 NBC 4.2

 

 

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 2011-2012 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the eighth 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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