FOX Weekly Ratings Release

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via press release:

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 18 – 24, 2013

“THE FOLLOWING” RANKS AS HIGHEST-RATED DRAMA ON MONDAY NIGHT

“AMERICAN IDOL” WINS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHTS AMONG DEMOS

FOX RANKS NO. 2 FOR WEEK AMONG ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 18-34 AND TEENS

FOX’s week was propelled by strong performances from THE FOLLOWING, BONES and AMERICAN IDOL which led the network to rank No. 2 for the week among all key demos.

 

On Monday, THE FOLLOWING was the highest-rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49 and posted its second highest rating to date among Adults 18-34.  AMERICAN IDOL was the highest-rated program of the night on Wednesday among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

 

FOX ranked No. 2 for the week among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

For the week, FOX had:

 

·         3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49:  AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 5), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 7 tie) and THE FOLLOWING (No. 15 tie).

 

·         5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34:  AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 5), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 7 tie), NEW GIRL (No. 11 tie), THE FOLLOWING (No. 13) and BONES (No. 19).

 

·         6 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 4), FAMILY GUY ENCORE (No. 9 tie), AMERICAN DAD ENCORE (No. 12 tie), THE FOLLOWING (No. 15 tie) and THE SIMPSONS ENCORE (No. 18 tie).

 

·         2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 7) and AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 9).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00        BONES: (A18?49: 2.2/6, 8.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING: (A18?49: 2.9/7, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.5/6, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and No. 1 among Men 18-34. THE FOLLOWING was the highest-rated drama of the night in Adults 18-49 for the fifth straight Monday.

 

BONES posted a 2.2/6 in Adults 18-49 and grew by +18% among Adults 18-34.

 

At 9p, THE FOLLOWING (2.9/7) grew +21% among Adults 18-49 and +14% among Adults 18-34. THE FOLLOWING posted its second highest rating to date among Adults 18-34.

TUESDAY
8:00-8:30        RAISING HOPE: (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        NEW GIRL (RS): (A18?49: 1.2/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        NEW GIRL: (A18?49: 2.2/6, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      THE MINDY PROJECT: (A18?49: 1.6/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.6/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night in Adults 18-34. NEW GIRL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34.

 

RAISING HOPE posted a 1.5/4 at 8p. At 8:30p, a NEW GIRL ENCORE delivered a 1.2/3.

 

NEW GIRL at 9p posted a 2.2/6 in Adults 18-49. THE MINDY PROJECT delivered a 1.6/4 in Adults 18-49 at 9:30p.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 4.1/11, 14.4 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 networks of the night by +64% in Adults 18-49 (4.1/11 vs. 2.5/7 for CBS) and +113% in Adults 18-34 (3.2/11 vs. 1.5/5 for ABC). Through its first six weeks, AMERICAN IDOL has given FOX the six highest-rated Wednesdays of the 12/13 season on any network.

 

The first girls ‘Sudden Death’ round on AMERICAN IDOL posted a 4.1/11 in Adults 18-49 and gained +7% in Total Viewers week-to-week (14.4 vs. 13.5 Mil).  AMERICAN IDOL was also up +14% in Teens from the previous week (3.2/11 vs. 2.8/11). AMERICAN IDOL was the highest-rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens and most key demos.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 3.9/11, 13.7 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and key female demos and outperformed the No. 2 network of the night, CBS by +18% in Adults 18-49 (3.9/11 vs. 3.3/9) and +38% in Adults 18-34 (2.9/9 vs. 2.1/7). FOX tied for the second highest rated Thursday night on any network with entertainment programming this season among Adults 18-49.

 

AMERICAN IDOL posted a 3.9/11 in Adults 18-49, up +5% from the previous week’s one-hour telecast (3.7/12). American Idol’s 20-hour average (Most Current ratings) year to year is up +2% in Adults 18-34 (4.5/14 vs. 4.4/14).

 

 

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, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX placed No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 3 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

 

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES posted a 1.1/4 in Adults 18-49 and was No. 1 in both Adults 18-34 and Teens (both ties) in its time period.

 

TOUCH delivered a 0.7/2 at 9p.

 

SATURDAY
8:00-8:30        COPS: (A18-49: 1.0/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        COPS 2 (R): (A18-49: 1.0/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING (R): (A18-49: 0.4/1, 1.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.7/2, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)


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

 

COPS and COPS 2 each posted a 1.0/4.

 

An encore of THE FOLLOWING posted a 0.4/1.

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30        BOB’S BURGERS (R): (A18-49: 1.0/3, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-8:00        THE CLEVELAND SHOW (R): (A18-49: 1.2/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:30        THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18-49: 1.6/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        THE CLEVELAND SHOW (RP): (A18-49: 1.4/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        FAMILY GUY (R): (A18-49: 1.5/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      AMERICAN DAD (R): (A18-49: 1.3/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.3/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

 

Airing against the 85th Annual Academy Awards on ABC, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

 

FOX aired encores of BOB’S BURGERS (1.0/3), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (1.2/3), THE SIMPSONS (1.6/4), a second THE CLEVELAND SHOW (1.4/3), FAMILY GUY (1.5/3) and AMERICAN DAD (1.3/3).

 

FEBRUARY 18 – 24, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    2.1/6                FOX    1.8/6                FOX    6.6

ABC    3.4/9                ABC    2.7/9                ABC    11.3

CBS    2.0/6                CBS    1.2/4                CBS    9.6

NBC    1.2/3                NBC    0.9/3                NBC    3.8

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 2/10/13) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 2/10     Live+Same Day Adults 18-49     Live + 7 Adults 18-49  % Change

BONES                                               2.2/6                                        3.1/8                            +41%

THE MOB DOCTOR                         1.0/2                                        1.3/3                            +30%

THE FOLLOWING                             3.1/8                                        5.0/12                          +61%

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                     1.7/4                                        2.3/6                            +35%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      5.4/15                                      6.4/17                          +19%

THE X FACTOR-Wed                        3.1/9                                        3.6/10                          +16%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       5.0/14                                      6.0/17                          +20%

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%

TOUCH                                               0.9/3                                        1.3/4                            +44%

THE CLEVELAND SHOW                 1.6/4                                        1.8/5                            +13%

THE SIMPSONS                                3.0/7                                        3.4/9                            +13%

BOB’S BURGERS                             2.1/5                                        2.4/6                            +14%

FAMILY GUY                                     2.9/7                                        3.9/9                            +34%

AMERICAN DAD                               2.2/5                                        2.7/6                            +23%

 

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 2/10/13) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 2/10         Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

BONES                                               7.8                                           10.2                             +31%

THE MOB DOCTOR                         3.6                                           4.6                               +29%

THE FOLLOWING                             9.8                                           14.2                             +44%

RAISING HOPE                                 3.9                                           4.8                               +25%

BEN AND KATE                                 2.8                                           3.4                               +21%

NEW GIRL                                          4.4                                           6.9                               +55%

THE MINDY PROJECT                     3.2                                           4.3                               +33%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      16.0                                         18.3                             +14%

THE X FACTOR-Wed                        8.6                                           9.9                               +15%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       15.1                                         17.6                             +17%

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%

TOUCH                                               3.6                                           4.8                               +33%

THE CLEVELAND SHOW                 3.3                                           3.7                               +12%

THE SIMPSONS                                6.4                                           7.3                               +14%

BOB’S BURGERS                             4.4                                           4.9                               +11%

FAMILY GUY                                     5.8                                           7.5                               +30%

AMERICAN DAD                               4.6                                           5.4                               +19%

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