FOX Closes in on Second for the Season

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February 12th, 2013

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FOX CLOSES IN ON SECOND FOR THE SEASON

“THE FOLLOWING” Kidnaps Monday Nights

American Idol” RISES AMONG YOUNG ADULTS

New Girl” TAKES TUESDAY NIGHT AMONG ADULTS 18-34

FOX’s week was highlighted by strong performances from American Idol, BONES, THE FOLLOWING, New Girl, and The Mindy Project.  American Idol has grown +2% among Adults 18-34 this season versus the same hours last season, BONES delivered its second most-watched episode of the season, and New Girl dominated among Adults 18-34 on Tuesday night.  FOX ranked No. 2 for the week among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and continues to close the gap for second place this season, only two tenths of a rating point behind declining NBC

For the week, FOX had:

 

·         5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49American Idol- WED (No. 3), American Idol- THU (No. 4), THE FOLLOWING (No. 15), New Girl (No. 19) and Family Guy (No. 20).

 

·         7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34:  AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 5), Family Guy (No. 7), NEW GIRL (No. 8), American Dad (No. 12), THE FOLLOWING (No. 14) and THE Simpsons (No. 17).

 

·         8 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 2), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 3), Glee (No. 5), Family Guy (No. 6), American Dad (No. 10), NEW GIRL (No. 16 tie), THE FOLLOWING (No. 16 tie) and THE Simpsons (No. 16 tie).

 

·         2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 6) and AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 8).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00        BONES: (A18?49: 2.4/6, 9.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING: (A18?49: 2.9/7, 9.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 9.0 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 2 on Monday night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens (both ties).

 

At 8p BONES (2.4/6) was up +9% from its prior season average with originals in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6) and +18% in Total Viewers (9.1 Mil vs. 7.7 Mil). BONES delivered its second-highest Total Viewers of the season, behind last week’s 9.3 Mil.

 

Week three of THE FOLLOWING posted a 2.9/7 in Adults 18-49. THE FOLLOWING was the highest rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

TUESDAY
8:00-8:30        Raising Hope: (A18?49: 1.6/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        Raising Hope (S): (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        NEW GIRL: (A18?49: 2.6/7, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      The Mindy Project: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.9/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie) and No. 1 in Men 18-34.

 

Back-to-back episodes of Raising Hope posted a 1.6/5 at 8pm and a 1.5/4 at 8:30pm in Adults 18-49.

 

At 9pm, NEW GIRL delivered a 2.6/7 among Adults 18-49, +13% above its season norm for originals (2.3/6). NEW GIRL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34.

 

The Mindy Project delivered a 1.9/5 in Adults 18-49, up +12% from the previous week (1.7/4) and +19% from its season average for originals (1.6/4). The Mindy Project posted its highest Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 ratings in four months (both since 10/9/12) and its highest Total Viewers since its second telecast on 10/2/12.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 4.6/13, 14.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

On Wednesday, FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos.  FOX outperformed the No. 2 network of the night, ABC, by +109% in Adults 18-49 (4.6/13 vs. 2.2/6), +124% in Adults 18-34 (3.8/12 vs. 1.7/5) and the No. 2 net in Total Viewers, CBS, by +43% (14.3 Mil vs. 10.0 Mil).

 

The first night of ‘Hollywood’ on AMERICAN IDOL posted a 4.6/13 among Adults 18-49.  AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos and outperformed the No. 2 program of the night by +24% in Adults 18-49 (4.6/13 vs. 3.7/10 for ABC’s Modern Family), +27% in Adults 18-34 (3.8/12 vs. 3.0/9 for ABC’s Modern Family) and +19% in Total Viewers (14.3 Mil vs. 9.8 Mil for CBS’ Criminal Minds).

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00        AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 4.1/12, 13.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      Glee: (A18?49: 2.2/6, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 3.2/9, 9.7 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night in Adults 18-34, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34.  In Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed the next highest rated network by +35% (2.7/9 vs. 2.0/7 for CBS).

 

AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 4.1/12 in Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night in Teens.

 

At 9pm, Glee posted a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49, up +5% from the previous week (2.1/6). Glee ranked No. 1 in its time period among Teens and No. 2 among Adults 18-34.

 

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00        Touch (S): (A18?49: 1.1/3, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      Touch (P): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.0/3, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-34 (tie), No. 1 in Teens and No. 4 among Adults 18-49.

 

The season premiere of Touch delivered a 1.0/3 in Adults 18-49 from 8-10pm, up +43% from last September’s special (0.7/3 on 9/14/12, Fri 8pm).

 

From 8-9pm, the special telecast of Touch posted a 1.1/3 and outperformed CBS’ premiere of The Job in head to head competition in the hour by +22% (1.1/3 vs. 0.9/3).

 

From 9-10pm, Touch posted a 0.9/3.

 

SATURDAY
8:00-8:31        COPS: (A18-49: 1.0/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00        COPS 2: (A18-49: 1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING (RP): (A18-49: 0.5/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)


FOX ranked No. 2 on Saturday night in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

 

COPS (1.0/4) and COPS 2 (1.1/4) were in-line with recent performances, leading into an encore of THE FOLLOWING (0.5/2).

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30        BOB’S Burgers (R): (A18-49: 1.1/3, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59        The Cleveland Show: (A18-49: 1.4/4, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30        THE Simpsons: (A18-49: 2.0/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        BOB’S Burgers: (A18-49: 1.8/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        Family Guy: (A18-49: 2.5/6, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      American Dad: (A18-49: 2.0/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.8/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 7p, an encore BOB’S Burgers posted a 1.1/3 among Adults 18-49, while an original The Cleveland Show posted a 1.4/4.

 

THE Simpsons delivered a 2.0/5 at 8p. BOB’s Burgers posted a 1.8/4 at 8:30pm.

 

Family Guy posted a 2.5/6 at 9pm and was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens, behind the Grammy Awards on CBS.

 

American Dad posted a 2.0/5 at 9:30pm.

 

FEBRUARY 4 - 10, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    2.2/6                FOX    2.0/6                FOX    6.5

ABC    1.9/5                ABC    1.5/5                ABC    6.3

CBS    3.4/9                CBS    2.5/8                CBS    13.2

NBC    1.2/3                NBC    0.9/3                NBC    4.3

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/27/13) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 1/27     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%

THE FOLLOWING                             3.2/8                                        5.1/12                          +59%

Raising Hope                                 1.7/5                                        2.2/6                            +29%

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

NEW GIRL                                          2.3/6                                        3.8/10                          +65%

The Mindy Project                     1.6/4                                        2.3/6                            +44%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      5.7/15                                      6.7/18                          +18%

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

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       5.5/15                                      6.5/18                          +18%

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

GLEE                                                  2.4/7                                        3.8/10                          +58%

Kitchen Nightmares                 1.2/4                                        1.5/5                            +25%

Fringe                                              1.0/3                                        1.6/5                            +60%

The Cleveland Show                 1.6/4                                        1.9/5                            +19%

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                                        2.8/7                            +22%

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/27/13) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 1/27         Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

BONES                                               7.5                                           10.0                             +32%

The Mob Doctor                         3.6                                           4.6                               +29%

THE FOLLOWING                             10.4                                         15.1                             +45%

Raising Hope                                 3.9                                           4.9                               +26%

Ben And Kate                                 2.8                                           3.4                               +21%

NEW GIRL                                          4.4                                           6.8                               +56%

THE MINDY PROJECT                     3.2                                           4.2                               +34%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      17.0                                         19.4                             +14%

The X Factor-Wed                                    8.6                                           9.9                               +15%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       16.1                                         18.5                             +15%

The X Factor-Thu                         8.5                                           9.7                               +14%

GLEE                                                  6.1                                           9.0                               +49%

Kitchen Nightmares                 3.2                                           3.9                               +22%

Fringe                                              2.8                                           4.3                               +52%

The Cleveland Show                 3.4                                           3.8                               +12%

THE SIMPSONS                                6.6                                           7.5                               +14%

BOB’S BURGERS                             4.5                                           5.0                               +11%

FAMILY GUY                                     5.9                                           7.6                               +29%

AMERICAN DAD                               4.6                                           5.5                               +19%

 

 
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