FOX Ratings Notes for October 15-21

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October 23rd, 2012

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NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15 – 21, 2012

 

Facing rain delays and debate pre-emptions, FOX had the following shows in the Top 20 programs of the week:

 

·         3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34The X Factor-WED (No. 15 tie), FOX NEWS: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANALYSIS 10/16 (No. 20 tie) and FOX MLB NLCS GAME 6 (No. 20 tie).

 

·         4 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: The X Factor-WED (No. 8), The Mindy Project- RAIN DELAY ENCORE (No. 19), Raising Hope (No. 20 tie) and FOX NEWS: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANALYSIS 10/16 (No. 20 tie).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

7:30-8:04     FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:04-11:13   FOX MLB NLCS GAME 2 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.6/4, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.5/4, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX’s MLB NLCS Pre-game posted a 0.7/2 (7:30-8:04p), followed by MLB NLCS Game 2: St. Louis vs. San Francisco, which delivered a 1.6/4 in Adults 18-49 from 8:04-11:13pm.


TUESDAY

8:00-8:30     Raising Hope: (A18?49: 1.7/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00     Ben And Kate: (A18?49: 1.2/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:40   PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (S): SUSTAINED

10:40-10:46 FOX NEWS: DEBATE ANALYSIS (S): (A18?49: 1.8/4, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:46   FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Tuesday, Raising Hope opened the night with a 1.7/5 among Adults 18-49, followed by Ben And Kate which posted a 1.2/3.

 

Fox News: Presidential Debate '12 No. 2 (sustained) aired from 9-10:40pm, followed by the Fox News Debate Analysis from 10:40-10:46pm (1.8/4).

 

FOX ranked third on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.
WEDNESDAY

8:00-8:02     MLB RAIN DELAY BONUS COVERAGE: SUSTAINED

8:02-8:33     Ben And Kate - RAIN (RS): (A18?49: 1.2/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:33-8:40     MLB RAIN DELAY BONUS COVERAGE: SUSTAINED

8:40-9:47     The X Factor (B): (A18?49: 2.3/6, 6.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:47-9:56     The Mindy Project – RAIN (RS): (A18?49: 1.7/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:56-10:45   FOX MLB NLCS GAME 3 (SG): (A18?49: 1.4/4, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:45   FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.8/5, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

 

Due to rain delays for the MLB NLCS Game 3: San Francisco vs. St. Louis (1.0/4, 4:04-10:45pm), FOX’s primetime lineup aired as follows: MLB Rain Delay Coverage (sustained, 8-8:02pm), Ben And Kate encore special (1.2/4, 8:02-8:33pm), MLB Rain Delay Coverage (sustained, 8:33-8:40pm), The X Factor original (2.3/6, 8:40-9:47pm), The Mindy Project encore special (1.7/5, 9:47-9:56pm) and NLCS Game 3 Conclusion (9:56-10:45pm).

 

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34.

 

THURSDAY

7:30-8:05     FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (Adults 18-49: 0.8/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:05-11:20   FOX MLB NLCS GAME 4 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.6/5, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.6/5, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)
On Thursday, FOX ranked third among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 with the MLB NLCS Pre-game (0.8/3) from 7:30-8:05pm, followed by MLB NLCS Game 4: San Francisco vs. St. Louis, which posted 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49 from 8:05-11:20pm.
FRIDAY

7:30-8:04     FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (Adults 18-49: 0.9/4, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:04-11:15   FOX MLB NLCS GAME 5 (S): (Adults 18-49: 2.0/7, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00   FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/7, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX won Friday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Men 18-49/18-34 with the MLB NLCS Pre-game (0.9/4, 7:30-8:04pm) and MLB NLCS Game 5: San Francisco vs. St. Louis, which delivered a 2.0/7 from 8:04-11:15pm.

SATURDAY

7:06-10:12      FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL: (Adults 18-49: 0.8/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:12      FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Saturday, FOX ranked No. 2 in Adults 18-49 (tie) with FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:43     FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:43-10:47   FOX MLB NLCS GAME 6 (S): (A18?49: 2.2/5, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:47   FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 6.6 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 4 on Sunday night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.
MLB NLCS Game 6: St. Louis vs. San Francisco from 7:43-10:47p posted a 2.2/5 in Adults 18-49.

 

OCTOBER 15 - 21, 2012

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    1.6/5                FOX    1.4/5                FOX    5.5

ABC    2.1/6                ABC    1.5/5                ABC    8.0

CBS    2.5/7                CBS    1.6/5                CBS    10.3

NBC    2.6/7                NBC    2.2/7                NBC    7.5

 

 

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/7/12) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 10/7    Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49  % Change

BONES                                               2.2/6                                        3.2/9                            +45%

The Mob Doctor                         1.3/3                                        1.7/4                            +31%

Raising Hope                                 1.7/5                                        2.2/7                            +29%

Ben And Kate                                 1.8/5                                        2.2/6                            +22%

New Girl                                          2.8/7                                        4.2/11                          +50%

The Mindy Project                     2.2/6                                        2.9/8                            +32%

THE X FACTOR-Wed                                    3.5/10                                      4.2/12                          +20%

THE X FACTOR-Thu                         3.2/10                                      4.0/12                          +25%

Glee                                                  2.7/7                                        4.3/12                          +59%

Fringe                                              1.0/3                                        1.7/6                            +70%

The Cleveland Show                 2.2/6                                        2.4/7                              +9%

THE Simpsons                                3.4/9                                        4.0/10                          +18%

BOB’S Burgers                             2.5/6                                        2.7/7                              +8%

Family Guy                                     3.4/8                                        4.5/11                          +32%

American Dad                               2.6/6                                        3.1/7                            +19%

 

 

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/7/12) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 10/7         Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

BONES                                               7.5                                           10.1                             +34%

The Mob Doctor                         4.1                                           5.4                               +30%

RAISING HOPE                                 3.9                                           4.8                               +24%

BEN AND KATE                                 3.7                                           4.5                               +21%

New Girl                                          5.1                                           7.5                               +47%

THE MINDY PROJECT                     4.2                                           5.4                               +30%

THE X FACTOR-Wed                                    9.4                                           11.0                             +17%

THE X FACTOR-Thu                         9.3                                           11.0                             +19%

Glee                                                  6.7                                           10.0                             +50%

Fringe                                              3.0                                           4.6                               +50%

The Cleveland Show                 4.5                                           4.9                               +10%

THE Simpsons                                7.3                                           8.4                               +15%

BOB’S Burgers                             5.2                                           5.7                               +10%

Family Guy                                     6.6                                           8.5                               +29%

American Dad                               5.2                                           6.2                               +18%

 

 

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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