FOX Has Three of the Top Twenty Programs Among Adults 18-49 During Week 27

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April 2nd, 2013

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NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF

MARCH 25 - 31, 2013

 

FOX’s week was highlighted by strong performances from American Idol, THE FOLLOWING, HELL’S KITCHEN, New Girl and The Mindy Project.  American Idol won its eleventh consecutive Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  On Monday, freshman series THE FOLLOWING grew +4% in its second half-hour despite increased competition in the hour.  FOX’s Tuesday comedy and reality line-up led the network to rank No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-34 for the night.  In fact, New Girl was the No. 1 comedy among Adults 18-49 on Tuesday.   For the week, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 (tied) among Adults 18-49.

 

For the week, FOX had:

 

 

  • 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34American Idol-Wed (No. 4), New Girl (No. 6), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 11), THE FOLLOWING (No. 16), The Mindy Project (No. 18), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 20 tie) and BONES (No. 20 tie).

 

  • 5 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 5), American Dad Encore (No. 8), Family Guy Encore (No. 12 tie) and THE Simpsons Encore (No. 12 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: 1.9/5, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING: (A18?49: 2.3/6, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.1/6, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX placed No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-34 (tie) and No. 4 in Adults 18-49.

 

BONES delivered a 1.9/5 rating in Adults 18-49.

 

THE FOLLOWING (2.3/6) grew +4% in its second half-hour (2.4 vs. 2.3), despite increased competition from NBC’s spring premiere of The Voice.

 

TUESDAY
8:00-9:00        HELL’S KITCHEN: (A18-49: 2.0/6, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31        New Girl: (A18-49: 2.2/6, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00      The Mindy Project: (A18-49: 1.5/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.9/5, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

 

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

 

HELL’S KITCHEN (2.0/6) matched its rating from the previous week, holding steady despite going head to head with the spring premiere of The Voice-Tuesday.

 

NEW GIRL (2.2/6) was the highest-rated comedy of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

 

The Mindy Project (1.5/4) was the highest-rated program in its time period among Adults 18-34.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 3.2/9, 12.3 Mil Total Viewers)

 

Marking its eleventh straight Wednesday win, FOX led 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 +68% in Adults 18-49 (3.2/9 vs. 1.9/6), +79% in Adults 18-34 (2.5/8 vs. 1.4/5), and CBS by +68% in Total Viewers (12.3 Mil. vs. 7.3 Mil.).

 

AMERICAN IDOL (3.2/9) tied as the No. 1 program of the night in Adults 18-49 (with ABC’s Modern Family), also ranking No. 1 among Adults 18-34, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and all key female demos.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00        AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 2.8/9, 11.4 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-9:31        Raising Hope (S): (A18?49: 1.3/4, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00      Raising Hope (S): (A18?49: 1.2/3, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.0/6, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers)
AMERICAN IDOL (2.8/9) ranked as the highest-rated program of the night in Teens, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers. AMERICAN IDOL won the 8-9p time period among key demos, including Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers.

The one-hour season finale of Raising Hope delivered a 1.3/4 in its 9p half-hour and a 1.2/3 in its 9:30p half-hour.

 

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00        Kitchen Nightmares (R): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      Touch: (A18?49: 0.5/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX placed No. 4 on Friday night among Adults 18-49 with an encore Kitchen Nightmares (0.9/3) and an original Touch (0.5/2).

 

SATURDAY
8:00-8:31        COPS: (A18-49: 0.7/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00        COPS 2 (R): (A18-49: 0.7/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      THE FOLLOWING (R): (A18-49: 0.3/1, 1.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.5/2, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)


FOX ranked No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49 with an original COPS (0.7/3) and encores of COPS 2 (0.7/3) and THE FOLLOWING (0.3/1).

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30        BOB’S Burgers (RS): (A18-49: 0.6/2, 1.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59        The Cleveland Show (RS): (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30        THE Simpsons (RS): (A18-49: 1.4/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00        BOB’S Burgers (RS): (A18-49: 1.2/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        Family Guy (RS): (A18-49: 1.3/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      American Dad (RS): (A18-49: 1.3/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.1/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

 

With encores on Easter Sunday, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens  and No. 3 in Adults 18-49: BOB'S Burgers at 7p (0.6/2), CLEVELAND (0.8/3), THE Simpsons (1.4/4), BOB'S Burgers at 8:30p (1.2/3), Family Guy (1.3/3) and American Dad (1.3/3).

 

MARCH 25 - 31, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    1.6/5                FOX    1.4/5                FOX    5.2

ABC    1.7/5                ABC    1.1/4                ABC    7.1

CBS    2.3/7                CBS    1.7/6                CBS    9.0

NBC    1.6/5                NBC    1.2/4                NBC    5.4

 

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

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 3/17/13) among Adults 18-49:

 

12/13 Season through 3/17     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                             2.9/7                                        4.6/12                          +59%

HELL’S KITCHEN                              2.1/7                                        2.9/9                            +38%

Raising Hope                                 1.6/5                                        2.1/6                            +31%

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                      4.6/13                                      5.5/15                          +20%

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

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       4.2/12                                      5.0/14                          +19%

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

Glee                                                  2.3/6                                        3.7/10                          +61%

Kitchen Nightmares                 1.1/4                                        1.5/5                            +36%

Fringe                                              1.0/3                                        1.6/5                            +60%

Touch                                               0.7/2                                        1.1/4                            +57%

The Cleveland Show                 1.5/4                                        1.7/5                            +13%

THE Simpsons                                2.8/7                                        3.2/8                            +14%

BOB’S Burgers                             2.0/5                                        2.3/6                            +15%

Family Guy                                     2.8/7                                        3.8/9                            +36%

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 3/17/13) among Total Viewers:

 

12/13 Season thru 3/17         Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change

BONES                                               8.0                                           10.4                             +30%

The Mob Doctor                         3.6                                           4.6                               +29%

THE FOLLOWING                             8.9                                           12.9                             +45%

HELL’S KITCHEN                              5.3                                           6.7                               +26%

RAISING HOPE                                 3.8                                           4.8                               +25%

Ben And Kate                                 2.8                                           3.4                               +21%

NEW GIRL                                          4.4                                           6.8                               +54%

THE MINDY PROJECT                     3.2                                           4.3                               +33%

AMERICAN IDOL-Wed                      14.6                                         16.7                             +14%

The X Factor-Wed                                    8.6                                           9.9                               +15%

AMERICAN IDOL-Thu                       13.8                                         15.8                             +15%

The X Factor-Thu                         8.5                                           9.7                               +14%

Glee                                                  6.0                                           8.8                               +48%

Kitchen Nightmares                 3.2                                           3.9                               +23%

Fringe                                              2.8                                           4.3                               +52%

Touch                                               2.7                                           4.0                               +46%

The Cleveland Show                 3.2                                           3.5                               +12%

THE SIMPSONS                                5.9                                           6.8                               +15%

BOB’S BURGERS                             4.3                                           4.8                               +12%

Family Guy                                     5.6                                           7.4                               +31%

AMERICAN DAD                               4.5                                           5.4                               +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.

 
  • Hubert R. Wentland

    wait, what is that? is that a press release? aren’t these supposed to bring some good and positive buzz? cause FOX ratings are horrible this season, nothing to talk to world about.

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