FOX Ranks #1 For Week Among Adults 18-34 and Teens

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May 14th, 2013

American Idol Judges

via press release:

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 6 – MAY 12, 2013

 

FOX RANKS NO. 1 FOR WEEK AMONG ADULTS 18-34 AND TEENS

 

FOX’s week was propelled by strong performances from American Idol, New Girl and Glee leading the network to rank No. 1 for the week among Adults 18-34 and Teens.  American Idol Wednesday led FOX to win its 17th straight Wednesday night, outperforming the night’s No. 2 network by +21% in Adults 18-49 (2.9/8 vs. 2.4/7 for CBS), +31% in Adults 18-34 (2.1/7 vs. 1.6/5 for NBC) and +13% in Total Viewers (11.1 vs. 9.8 Mil for CBS).  IDOL’s Thursday results show showed gains of +12% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (2.6/9) and +3% in Total Viewers (11.6 vs. 11.3 Mil).

 

On Tuesday, New Girl grew +5% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6).  Thursday’s Glee season finale delivered a 2.0/6, up +5% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (1.9/5) and +13% in Total Viewers (5.9 vs. 5.2 Mil).  Glee led the 9p hour among Teens.

 

For the week, FOX had:

 

 

  • 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: Family Guy (No. 5), New Girl (No. 8), THE Simpsons (No. 10 tie), American Dad (No. 10 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 14), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 17 tie), Glee (No. 17 tie) and BOB’S Burgers (No. 19).

 

  • 7 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: Family Guy (No. 3), American Dad (No. 6), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 9 tie), GLEE (No. 9 tie), THE Simpsons (No. 13), BOB’S Burgers (No. 18 tie) and AMERICA IDOL-Wed (No. 18 tie).

 

  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 8) and AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 10).

 

Nightly and Program Highlights

 

MONDAY

8:00-9:00        RIHANNA 777 (S): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 1.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00      BONES (RS): (A18?49: 0.6/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

 

At 8p, the special RIHANNA 777 delivered a 0.7/2 in Adults 18-49.

A special repeat of Bones at 9p delivered a 0.6/2 in Adults 18-49.

TUESDAY
8:00-9:00        HELL’S KITCHEN: (A18-49: 1.9/6, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30        New Girl: (A18-49: 2.1/6, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00      The Mindy Project: (A18-49: 1.3/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.8/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night with Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8p, HELL'S KITCHEN posted a 1.9/6 in Adults 18-49.

 

NEW GIRL (2.1/6) grew +5% from last week in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6). NEW GIRL was the No. 2 program of the night among Adults 18-34. NEW GIRL ranked No. 2 among Teens (tie) and all 18-34 measures.

 

In the following half hour, The Mindy Project delivered a 1.3/3 in Adults 18-49.  The Mindy Project ranked No. 2 in its time period among Adults 18-34.

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00      AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 2.9/8, 11.1 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Total Viewers, Teens (tie) and key demos.  This marks the 17th straight Wednesday night win for FOX, outperforming the night’s No. 2 network by +21% in Adults 18-49 (2.9/8 vs. 2.4/7 for CBS), +31% in Adults 18-34 (2.1/7 vs. 1.6/5 for NBC) and +13% in Total Viewers (11.1 vs. 9.8 Mil for CBS).

AMERICAN IDOL posted a 2.9/8 in Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night among Total Viewers.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:01        AMERICAN IDOL: (A18?49: 2.9/10, 11.6 Mil Total Viewers)
9:01-10:01      GLEE: (A18?49: 2.0/6, 5.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:01      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.5/8, 8.8 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers, winning the night among Teens.

 

AMERICAN IDOL posted a 2.9/10, up +12% from last week in Adults 18-49 (2.6/9) and +3% in Total Viewers (11.6 vs. 11.3 Mil).

 

At 9p, GLEE’s season finale did a 2.0/6, up +5% from last week in Adults 18-49 (1.9/5) and +13% in Total Viewers (5.9 vs. 5.2 Mil).  GLEE led the 9p hour among Teens.

 

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00        Kitchen Nightmares: (A18?49: 1.2/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      Touch: (A18?49: 0.6/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 3 among Adults 18-49 (tie) with the season finales of Kitchen Nightmares (1.2/5) and Touch (0.6/2).

 

SATURDAY
8:00-10:40      NASCAR: DARLINGTON 500 (S): (A18-49: 1.7/6, 6.2 Mil Total Viewers)
10:40-10:50    NASCAR: WINNER’S CIRCLE (S):
(A18-49: 1.8/6, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

10:50-11:00    NASCAR: POST-RACE (S): (A18-49: 1.3/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.6/6, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 2 on Saturday night among Adults 18-49 with NASCAR: DARLINGTON 500 (1.7/6), the WINNER’S CIRCLE (1.8/6) and the POST-RACE (1.3/5).

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29        The Cleveland Show (S): (A18-49: 0.8/3, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59        The Cleveland Show: (A18-49: 1.0/4, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

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

8:30-9:00        BOB’S Burgers: (A18-49: 1.6/5, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31        Family Guy: (A18-49: 2.4/7, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00      American Dad: (A18-49: 1.9/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.6/5, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

 

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 with Adults 18-34, Teens and Men 18-34.  FOX’s 8-10p animation block ranked as the four highest rated programs of the night among Adults 18-34.

Following a special The Cleveland Show at 7p (0.8/3), another original of The Cleveland Show posted a 1.0/4 in the 7:30p half hour.

THE Simpsons did a 2.0/7, up +5% week-to-week (vs. 1.9/5, 8:25-8:56p), while the season finale of BOB’s Burgers did a 1.6/5 at 8:30p.

At 9p, Family Guy (2.4/7) was up +9% from last week (2.2/6, 9:25-9:56p).  FAMILY GUY was the highest rated entertainment program of the night among Adults 18-34, Teens, Men 18-49 and Men 18-34, ranking No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

 

American Dad’s season finale did a 1.9/5 at 9:30p.

 

MAY 6 - 12, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    1.7/5                FOX    1.4/5                FOX    5.4

ABC    1.9/6                ABC    1.4/5                ABC    7.2

CBS    2.0/6                CBS    1.1/4                CBS    9.4

NBC    1.8/6                NBC    1.4/5                NBC    5.7

 
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