FOX Tops the Week Among Young Adults and Teens

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via press release:

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE

WEEK OF DECEMBER 3 – DECEMBER 9, 2012

 

FOX TOPS THE WEEK AMONG YOUNG ADULTS AND TEENS

UFC on FOX Dominates Primetime on Saturday

 

FOX ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-34 and Teens last week, and tied CBS as the No. 2 network among Adults 18-49 last week. FOX saw strong performances in the core adult demographic by THE X FACTOR, THE SIMPSONS, BOB’S BURGERS and UFC ON FOX (Henderson vs. Diaz), which delivered the highest-rated UFC bout on FOX since January.

 

FOX had the following shows in the Top 20 programs of the week:

 

  • · 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: THE SIMPSONS (No. 8), THE X FACTOR-Wed. (No. 17 tie) and FAMILY GUY (No. 17 tie).

 

  • · 9 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: THE SIMPSONS (No. 4), FAMILY GUY (No. 6), THE X FACTOR-Wed. (No. 11 tie), AMERICAN DAD (No. 13 tie), THE X FACTOR-Thurs (No. 15), GLEE (No. 16 tie), NEW GIRL (No. 16 tie), BOB’S BURGERS (No. 18) and UFC ON FOX (No. 19 tie).

 

  • · 7 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY (No. 4), THE SIMPSONS (No. 5 tie), GLEE (No. 5 tie), THE X FACTOR-Thurs (No. 5 tie), AMERICAN DAD (No. 9 tie), THE X FACTOR-Thu. (No. 9 tie) and BOB’S BURGERS (No. 15).

 

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:01 BONES: (Adults 18-49: 1.9/5, 7.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00 THE MOB DOCTOR: (Adults 18-49: 0.8/2, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.4/4, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

BONES posted a 1.9/5 among Adults 18-49, while THE MOB DOCTOR delivered a 0.8/2 at 9pm. FOX ranked third on Monday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie).

TUESDAY
8:00-8:30 RAISING HOPE: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BEN & KATE: (A18?49: 1.1/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 NEW GIRL: (A18?49: 2.0/5, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT: (A18?49: 1.3/4, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Tuesday, RAISING HOPE delivered a 1.4/4 among Adults 18-49, followed by BEN AND KATE, which posted a 1.1/3 at 8:30pm.

At 9pm, NEW GIRL posted a 2.0/5 among Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated comedy of the night in Adults 18-34, out-rating the No. 2 comedy (NBC’s Go On) by +29% (2.2 vs. 1.7).

THE MINDY PROJECT closed the night with a 1.3/4 among Adults 18-49.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 THE X FACTOR: (Adults 18-49: 2.8/8, 8.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 1 on Wednesday among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. THE X FACTOR posted a 2.8/8 in Adults 18-49 and was the highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 THE X FACTOR: (Adults 18-49: 2.5/7, 7.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 GLEE: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 5.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.3/7, 6.6 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked No. 2 on Thursday among Adults 18-49 (tie) and won the night outright among Adults 18-34 and Teens. At 8pm, THE X FACTOR posted a 2.5/7 among Adults 18-49, followed by GLEE, which delivered a 2.2/6 in Adults 18-49 and was the night’s No. 1 program among Female Teens.
FRIDAY
8:00-9:00 KITCHEN NIGHTMARES: (A18?49: 1.2/4, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)
On Friday, KITCHEN NIGHTMARES posted a 1.2/4 among Adults 18-49, growing +9% from its season average. FRINGE followed with a 0.9/3 in Adults 18-49, matching its most recent telecast three weeks prior.

 

SATURDAY
8:00-10:40 UFC ON FOX: (A18?49: 2.1/7, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)


On Saturday, UFC ON FOX delivered a 2.1/7 from 8-10:40pm, making it the highest-rated UFC fight on FOX since January.

 

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49 and dominated the night across key male and adult demos, out-rating the combined averages of ABC, CBS, and NBC among Men 18-34 (2.8 vs. 0.8), Men 18-49 (3.1 vs. 1.4) and Adults 18-34 (2.0 vs. 1.1).

 

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:43 NFL OVERRUN: (A18?49: 8.3/24, 24.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:43-8:00 THE O.T.: (A18?49: 4.4/12, 11.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:31 THE SIMPSONS: (A18?49: 3.4/9, 7.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 BOB’S BURGERS: (A18?49: 2.1/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

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

9:31-10:00 AMERICAN DAD: (A18?49: 2.3/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 4.1/10, 10.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 2 on Sunday night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 in Teens.

 

THE SIMPSONS and FAMILY GUY were the top two rated entertainment programs of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 8p, THE SIMPSONS posted a 3.4/9 in Adults 18-49, up +3% from two weeks ago and +10% from its season average.

 

BOB’S BURGERS delivered a 2.1/5 among Adults 18-49, up +17% from the previous week.

 

FAMILY GUY posted a 2.8/7 in Adults 18-49, while AMERICAN DAD posted a 2.3/5, growing +10% week-to-week.

 

DECEMBER 3 – DECEMBER 9, 2012

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX 2.3/7 FOX 2.1/7 FOX 6.1

ABC 1.5/4 ABC 1.1/4 ABC 5.7

CBS 2.3/6 CBS 1.5/5 CBS 9.4

NBC 2.6/7 NBC 2.0/7 NBC 7.8

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 11/25/12) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 11/25 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change

BONES 2.1/6 3.0/8 +43%

THE MOB DOCTOR 1.1/3 1.4/3 +27%

RAISING HOPE 1.7/5 2.2/7 +29%

BEN AND KATE 1.4/4 1.7/5 +21%

NEW GIRL 2.5/7 4.0/11 +60%

THE MINDY PROJECT 1.8/5 2.5/7 +39%

THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.2/9 3.9/11 +22%

THE X FACTOR-Thu 2.9/9 3.6/11 +24%

GLEE 2.6/7 4.1/11 +58%

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.1/4 1.4/5 +27%

FRINGE 1.0/3 1.6/5 +60%

THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.9/5 2.1/6 +11%

THE SIMPSONS 3.1/8 3.5/9 +13%

BOB’S BURGERS 2.1/5 2.4/6 +14%

FAMILY GUY 2.9/7 3.9/9 +34%

AMERICAN DAD 2.3/5 2.8/6 +22%

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 11/25/12) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 11/25 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change

BONES 7.3 9.8 +34%

THE MOB DOCTOR 3.6 4.7 +31%

RAISING HOPE 3.9 4.9 +26%

BEN AND KATE 3.0 3.6 +21%

NEW GIRL 4.8 7.2 +51%

THE MINDY PROJECT 3.6 4.7 +32%

THE X FACTOR-Wed 8.8 10.3 +17%

THE X FACTOR-Thu 8.5 10.0 +18%

GLEE 6.3 9.4 +50%

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.2 3.8 +21%

FRINGE 2.7 4.2 +54%

THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.9 4.3 +10%

THE SIMPSONS 6.6 7.5 +14%

BOB’S BURGERS 4.6 5.1 +10%

FAMILY GUY 5.8 7.6 +31%

AMERICAN DAD 4.7 5.6 +20%

 

 

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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