FOX Takes Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 & Teens

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February 20th, 2013

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NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK

OF FEB 11 - 17, 2013

FOX TAKES WEEK AMONG ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 18-34 AND TEENS

BONES” AND “THE FOLLOWING” RANK AS TOP DRAMAS ON MONDAY NIGHT

American Idol” CONTINUES YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH AMONG ADULTS 18-34

 “NASCAR SPRINT UNLIMITED” AND FOX’S SUNDAY NIGHT LINEUP                       DRIVES NETWORK TO SATURDAY AND SUNDAY VICTORY

FOX’s week was propelled by strong performances from THE FOLLOWING, BONES, American Idol, NASCAR SPRINT UNLIMITED and the Sunday animated lineup which led the network to win the week among all key demos.

 

On Monday, THE FOLLOWING and BONES were the two highest-rated dramas of the night among Adults 18-49.  Wednesday’s American Idol dominated the night and was the highest-rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  Saturday’s NASCAR: SPRINT UNLIMITED ranked No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 (tie) and Teens and FOX’s Sunday’s lineup ranked No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

FOX ranked No. 1 for the week among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

For the week, FOX had:

 

 

  • 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34:  AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 2), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 3), Family Guy (No. 4), American Dad (No. 9), THE Simpsons (No. 11), THE FOLLOWING (No. 13 tie), BOB’S Burgers (No. 13 tie) and BONES (No. 20).

 

 

  • 3 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 5) and BONES (No. 19).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00        BONES: (A18?49: 2.2/6, 8.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING: (A18?49: 2.4/6, 7.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.3/6, 8.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 2 (tie) in Adults 18-34. THE FOLLOWING and BONES were the two highest-rated dramas of the night in Adults 18-49.

 

BONES posted a 2.2/6 in Adults 18-49 and won its 8p hour in Total Viewers.

 

At 9p, THE FOLLOWING delivered a 2.4/6 in Adults 18-49. THE FOLLOWING won the 9p hour in Men 18-34 and placed No. 2 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

TUESDAY
8:00-8:30        Raising Hope (R): (A18?49: 1.1/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        New Girl (RS): (A18?49: 1.1/3, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      STATE OF THE UNION (S): (sustained)

 

FOX ranked No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Adults 18-34 with repeats of Raising Hope (1.1/3) and New Girl (1.1/3) and the STATE OF THE UNION (sustained).

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 4.3/13, 13.5 Mil Total Viewers)

 

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 +95% in Adults 18-49 (4.3/13 vs. 2.2/6), +119% in Adults 18-34 (3.5/12 vs. 1.6/6) and the No. 2 net in Total Viewers, CBS, by +65% (13.5 Mil. vs. 8.2 Mil.).

 

The first girls night of ‘Hollywood’ on AMERICAN IDOL posted a 4.3/13 in 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, ABC’s Modern Family by +13% in Adults 18-49 (4.3/13 vs. 3.8/11). AMERICAN IDOL has earned highest-rated program of Wednesday night all its five weeks so far this season in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00        AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 3.7/12, 12.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      Glee: (A18?49: 1.7/5, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.7/8, 8.9 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.  In Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed the next highest rated network, CBS by +15% (2.3/8 vs. 2.0/7).

 

At 8p, AMERICAN IDOL posted a 3.7/12 among Adults 18-49. American Idol’s 16-hour average (Most Current ratings) year to year is up +2% in Adults 18-34 (4.6/14 vs. 4.5/14).

 

Glee did a 1.7/5 in Adults 18-49 at 9p and won its hour among Teens.

 

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00        Kitchen Nightmares: (A18?49: 1.1/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      Touch: (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

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

 

Kitchen Nightmares delivered a 1.1/4 in Adults 18-49, up +10% from its most recent telecast two weeks ago (1.0/3).  Kitchen Nightmares won its hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 9p, Touch posted a 0.7/2 among Adults 18-49.

 

SATURDAY
8:00-8:20        NASCAR PRE-RACE (S): SUSTAINED

8:20-9:59        NASCAR SPRINT UNLIMITED (S): (A18-49: 1.4/5, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:59-10:13      NASCAR POST-RACE (S): (A18-49: 1.3/4, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:20-10:13      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.4/5, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)


FOX ranked No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 (tie), Teens and key male demos with NASCAR: SPRINT UNLIMITED (1.4/5).

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29        THE Simpsons (RS): (A18-49: 0.9/3, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-8:00        The Cleveland Show: (A18-49: 1.1/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:32        THE Simpsons: (A18-49: 2.0/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:32-9:01        BOB’S Burgers: (A18-49: 1.8/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-9:31        Family Guy: (A18-49: 2.4/6, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00      American Dad: (A18-49: 1.9/5, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.7/5, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 1 on Sunday night in Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

At 7p, an encore THE Simpsons posted a 0.9/3 in Adults 18-49, while an original The Cleveland Show delivered a 1.1/3.

 

THE SIMPSONS did a 2.0/5 in Adults 18-49. At 830p, BOB’S Burgers delivered a 1.8/5.

 

Family Guy posted a 2.4/6 among Adults 18-49 at 9p and was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens (tied with American Dad).

 

AMERICAN DAD delivered a 1.9/5 and tied FAMILY GUY as the No. 1 program in Teens.

 

FEBRUARY 11 - 17, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    2.1/6                FOX    1.8/6                FOX    6.6

ABC    1.8/5                ABC    1.3/5                ABC    6.1

CBS    1.9/5                CBS    1.1/4                CBS    8.8

NBC    1.3/4                NBC    0.9/3                NBC    4.4

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 2/3/13) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 2/3      Live+Same Day Adults 18-49     Live + 7 Adults 18-49  % Change

BONES                                               2.2/6                                        3.0/8                            +36%

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                      5.6/15                                      6.6/18                          +18%

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

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       5.2/14                                      6.2/17                          +19%

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                 1.6/4                                        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 2/3/13) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 2/3          Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

BONES                                               7.7                                           10.1                             +31%

The Mob Doctor                         3.6                                           4.6                               +29%

THE FOLLOWING                             10.3                                         14.7                             +43%

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                                           4.2                               +34%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      16.6                                         18.9                             +14%

The X Factor-Wed                                    8.6                                           9.9                               +15%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       15.0                                         18.0                             +16%

The X Factor-Thu                         8.5                                           9.7                               +14%

GLEE                                                  6.0                                           8.9                               +49%

Kitchen Nightmares                 3.2                                           3.9                               +23%

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%

 

 

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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