FOX Ranks Number 1 Among Adults 18-34 on Five Nights in Week 19

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February 5th, 2013

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“THE FOLLOWING” AND “BONES

DELIVER FOX’S MOST-WATCHED MONDAY NIGHT IN A YEAR

                                                                                                                                            Tuesday Comedies Lead Network to Victory Among Adults 18-34

American Idol” on Wednesday Grows in Adults 18-34                                                                           

FOX Ranks No. 1 Among Adults 18-34 on Five Nights this Week

FOX’s week was highlighted by strong performances from THE FOLLOWING, BONES Raising Hope, New Girl, The Mindy Project and American IdolBONES and THE FOLLOWING combined to deliver FOX’s highest-rated Monday in one year with entertainment programming in Adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers, while the Tuesday comedies led the network to top the night among Adults 18-34.  Powerhouse American Idol’s Wednesday telecast grew +5% among Adults 18-34 compared to the same night last year.  FOX ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-34 on five nights this week and ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-49 on four nights. For the week, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  Excluding the Super Bowl, FOX won the week with entertainment programming among Adults 18-49.

For the week, FOX had:

 

 

  • 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34:  AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 5), New Girl (No. 7), THE FOLLOWING (No. 8), Glee (No. 13), BONES (No. 14) and The Mindy Project (No. 19).

 

  • 6 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 5), Glee (No. 6), New Girl (No. 10), THE FOLLOWING (No. 14) and Family Guy ENCORE (No. 17).

 

  • 4 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 7), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 9), THE FOLLOWING (No. 15) and BONES (No. 18).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00        BONES: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 9.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING: (A18?49: 3.3/8, 10.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 3.0/8, 9.7 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34.  This is the first Monday FOX has won this season in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.  In fact, it was FOX’s highest-rated Monday in one year with entertainment programming in Adults 18-49 (since 1/23/12) and in Total Viewers (since 1/16/12).

 

At 8p BONES (2.6/7) grew +13% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (2.3/6) and +24% from its season average for originals (2.1/6). This was BONES’ highest-rated telecast in over one year in Adults 18-49 (since 12/1/11) and in Total Viewers (since 11/3/11). BONES was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers, behind THE FOLLOWING, and won the 8p hour in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

 

Week two of THE FOLLOWING (3.3/8) increased +3% from the previous week's debut in Adults 18-49 (3.2/8) and gained +17% in Adults 18-34 (2.7/8 vs. 2.3/6). THE FOLLOWING was the highest-rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34.

 

With its +3% growth week to week in Adults 18-49, THE FOLLOWING is the only new drama this season to increase with its second telecast (highest profile new dramas this season dropped substantially in week two: Revolution -17%, Elementary -19%, Nashville -29%). THE FOLLOWING grew over its BONES lead-in by +27% in Adults 18-49 (3.3/8 vs. 2.6/7).

TUESDAY
8:00-8:30        Raising Hope: (A18?49: 1.7/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        Raising Hope (S): (A18?49: 1.6/4, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        NEW GIRL: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      The Mindy Project: (A18?49: 1.7/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Tuesday, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-34 (tie) and Teens.  This was FOX’s highest-rated Tuesday night in Adults 18-49 in over three months (since 10/23/12).  FOX aired the top four comedies of the night in Adults 18-49.

 

Raising Hope delivered a 1.7/5 at 8p, followed by a second original at 830p which did a 1.6/4.

 

NEW GIRL (2.6/7) was up +18% week-to-week in Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.2/6) and +13% from its season norm (2.3/6). NEW GIRL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens and achieved its highest ratings in over three months in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (since 10/23/12).

 

The Mindy Project (1.7/4) was up +13% from the previous week (1.5/4) and +6% from its season norm for originals (1.6/4). The Mindy Project posted its highest rating in nearly four months in Adults 18-49 (since 10/9/12). THE MINDY PROJECT tied as the No. 1 program in its half hour in Adults 18-34 and ranked No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 5.5/15, 15.8 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won Wednesday night in all key demos and outperformed the combined 3-net competition by +12% in Adults 18-49 (5.5 vs. 4.9 for ABC/CBS/NBC), +29% in Adults 18-34 (4.4 vs. 3.4 for ABC/CBS/NBC) and the next highest-rated network of the night, CBS by +100% in Total Viewers (15.8 vs. 7.9 Mil).

 

AMERICAN IDOL posted a 5.5/15 in Adults 18-49. Compared to the same night last year, AMERICAN IDOL improved by +5% in Adults 18-34 (4.4/14 vs. 4.2/14). AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and all key demos, besting the No. 2 program by +150% in Adults 18-49 (5.5/15 vs. 2.2/6 for ABC’s Modern Family repeat) and +63% in Total Viewers (15.8 Mil vs. 9.7 Mil CBS’ Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials special).

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00        AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 4.5/13, 13.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      Glee: (A18?49: 2.1/6, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 3.3/9, 9.6 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night in Adults 18-34, Teens, Women 18-49/18-34 and Men 18-34. In Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed the next highest rated network, CBS by +50% (3.0/9 vs. 2.0/6).

AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 4.5/13 among Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 (behind CBS’ The Big Bang Theory), the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 (tied with The Big Bang Theory) and the highest rated of the night in Teens.

So far in its first six nights AMERICAN IDOL has out-rated The Voice’s six-night average by +25% in Adults 18-49 (5.5/15 vs. 4.4/12), +31% in Adults 18-34 (4.6/14 vs. 3.5/11) and +29% in Total Viewers (16.2 Mil vs. 12.6 Mil).

At 9p, Glee posted a 2.1/6 in Adults 18-49.  GLEE was the second-highest rated program of the night in Teens, behind AMERICAN IDOL (tie).

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00        Kitchen Nightmares: (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING (RS): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.8/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49 with Kitchen Nightmares (1.0/3) and an encore of The Following (0.7/2).

SATURDAY
8:00-8:31        COPS: (A18-49: 1.1/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00        COPS 2: (A18-49: 1.2/4, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      Kitchen Nightmares (R): (A18-49: 0.8/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.0/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)


FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens with COPS (1.1/4), COPS 2 (1.2/4) and an encore of Kitchen Nightmares (0.8/2).

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30        BOB’S Burgers (R): (A18-49: 0.3/1, 0.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-8:00        The Cleveland Show (R): (A18-49: 0.4/1, 1.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:30        THE Simpsons (R): (A18-49: 0.8/1, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-8:59        BOB’S Burgers (R): (A18-49: 0.7/1, 1.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:59-9:30        Family Guy (R): (A18-49: 0.9/2, 2.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      American Dad (R): (A18-49: 0.8/1, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.6/1, 1.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

Against the Super Bowl on CBS, FOX aired encores of Bob’s Burgers (0.3/1), The Cleveland Show (0.4/1), The Simpsons (0.8/1), Bob’s Burgers (0.7/1), Family Guy (0.9/2) and American Dad (0.8/1).

 

 

JANUARY 28 – FEB 3, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    2.2/6                FOX    1.9/6                FOX    6.2

ABC    1.4/4                ABC    1.1/3                ABC    4.7

CBS    8.9/23              CBS    7.7/23              CBS    28.0

NBC    1.2/3                NBC    0.8/2                NBC    3.9

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/20/13) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 1/20     Live+Same Day Adults 18-49     Live + 7 Adults 18-49  % Change

BONES                                               2.1/6                                        3.0/8                            +43%

The Mob Doctor                         1.0/2                                        1.3/3                            +30%

RAISING HOPE                                 1.7/5                                        2.2/6                            +29%

Ben And Kate                                 1.3/4                                        1.6/5                            +23%

NEW GIRL                                          2.3/6                                        3.8/10                          +65%

THE MINDY PROJECT                     1.7/4                                        2.3/6                            +35%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      6.0/16                                      6.9/19                          +15%

The X Factor-Wed                                    3.1/9                                        3.6/10                          +16%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       5.6/15                                      6.6/18                          +18%

The X Factor-Thu                         2.9/8                                        3.4/10                          +17%

GLEE                                                  2.4/6                                        3.8/10                          +58%

Kitchen Nightmares                 1.1/4                                        1.5/5                            +36%

Fringe                                              1.0/3                                        1.6/5                            +60%

The Cleveland Show                 1.7/4                                        1.9/5                            +12%

THE Simpsons                                3.1/8                                        3.6/9                            +16%

BOB’S BURGERS                             2.2/5                                        2.4/6                              +9%

Family Guy                                     3.0/7                                        4.0/9                            +33%

American Dad                               2.3/5                                        2.8/7                            +22%

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/20/13) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 1/20         Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

BONES                                               7.4                                           9.9                               +33%

The Mob Doctor                         3.6                                           4.6                               +29%

RAISING HOPE                                 3.9                                           4.9                               +26%

Ben And Kate                                 2.8                                           3.4                               +21%

NEW GIRL                                          4.4                                           6.8                               +55%

THE MINDY PROJECT                     3.2                                           4.3                               +33%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      17.9                                         20.3                             +13%

The X Factor-Wed                                    8.6                                           9.9                               +15%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       16.3                                         18.8                             +15%

The X Factor-Thu                         8.5                                           9.7                               +14%

GLEE                                                  6.0                                           9.0                               +50%

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES                 3.1                                           3.8                               +22%

Fringe                                              2.8                                           4.3                               +52%

The Cleveland Show                 3.5                                           3.9                               +12%

THE Simpsons                                6.8                                           7.7                               +14%

BOB’S BURGERS                             4.6                                           5.0                               +10%

Family Guy                                     5.9                                           7.7                               +29%

American Dad                               4.7                                           5.6                               +19%

 

 

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation.  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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