FOX Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' Holds Strong In Week 2 & 'The X Factor' Delivers Its Highest Ratings This Season

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October 1st, 2013

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NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 23 – SEPT. 29, 2013

 

SLEEPY HOLLOW” HOLDS STRONG IN WEEK 2

 

The X Factor Delivers Its Highest-Ratings This Season

 

MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Gives FOX a +60% Year-Over-Year Lift at 8pm

With the first week of the official broadcast season underway, FOX ranked No. 2 for the week among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 (tie) for the week among Adults 18-49.  In Live + 3 Day, SLEEPY HOLLOW retained 92% of the Adults 18-49 rating for its week-ago premiere.

 

On Wednesday, The X Factor (2.5/7) posted its highest telecast this season, growing +14% week-to-week among Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.2/7), +18% in Adults 18-34 (2.0/7 vs. 1.7/6) and +33% in Teens (2.0/9 vs. 1.5/7), while gaining +17% in Total Viewers (7.7 Mil vs. 6.6 Mil).

 

On Friday, the series premiere of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (1.6/6) was up +78% from last fall's premiere of Kitchen Nightmares in the time period (10/26/12, 0.9/3). MASTERCHEF JUNIOR gained +60% versus both Kitchen Nightmares’ season average in the hour and the Fall 8-9p time period average with entertainment programming in Adults 18-49 (1.6/6 vs. 1.0/4 for both). Among English-language networks, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR ranked as the No. 1 program in Adults 18-34 (tie) and ranked No. 1 in its 8p hour in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

 

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FOX Program Ratings of the Week

 

 

 

 

Program and Nightly Highlights

 

Monday: Airing against season premieres on competitive broadcast networks, FOX ranked No. 3 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.  FOX gained +39% (2.5/7 vs. 1.8/5) among Adults 18-49 from the same night last year (9/24/12, Bones/Mob Doctor). Week two of BONES posted a 1.9/5 at 8p, while the second episode of SLEEPY HOLLOW delivered a 3.1/8 at 9p. SLEEPY HOLLOW ranked No. 2 in its 9pm time period among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and Teens.

 

In Live + 3 Day, SLEEPY HOLLOW retained 92% of the Adults 18-49 rating for its week-ago premiere.  Although SLEEPY HOLLOW’s actual rating point lift was the same week-to-week (+1.5), its percentage increase due to post-Same Day playback exceeded its debut.

 

BONES reflected the same percentage Live + 3 DVR lift as its season premiere.

 

Tuesday: Facing increased competition, FOX ranked No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 3 with Adults 18-34 (tie) with original episodes of DADS (1.5/5), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (1.8/5), New Girl (2.1/6) and The Mindy Project (1.5/4).

 

Wednesday: Primarily facing premieres on its competitors, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (tie).  FOX led the night with Teens, holding a +54% advantage over its nearest competitor (2.0/9 vs. 1.3/6 for ABC).

 

The X Factor (2.5/7) posted its highest telecast this season, growing +14% week-to-week among Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.2/7), +18% in Adults 18-34 (2.0/7 vs. 1.7/6) and +33% in Teens (2.0/9 vs. 1.5/7), while gaining +17% in Total Viewers (7.7 Mil vs. 6.6 Mil). THE X FACTOR led its 8-10pm time period among Teens, ranking No. 2 with Adults 18-34. THE X FACTOR grew +13% from its first to last half hour among Adults 18-49 (2.3/7 > 2.6/7), +24% among Adults 18-34 (1.7/7 > 2.1/6) and +57% with Teens (1.4/6 > 2.2/9).

 

Thursday: FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, ranking No. 2 with Teens.

 

THE X FACTOR (2.1/6) grew +5% over the prior week in Adults 18-49 (2.0/7). THE X FACTOR ranked No. 2 in the 8-9pm hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens, only behind CBS’ The Big Bang Theory season premiere.

 

At 9pm, the season premiere of Glee posted a 2.0/5 among Adults 18-49.  Compared to its season finale, Glee was steady among Adults 18-49 (2.0/6, 5/9/13), while up +11% in Adults 18-34 (2.1/7 vs. 1.9/6) and +20% in Teens (1.8/7 vs. 1.5/6).  Glee placed second in its time period among Adults 18-34 and led among Teens.

Friday:  FOX ranked No. 4 among Adults 18-49 in Friday prime. The series premiere of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (1.6/6) was up +78% from last fall's premiere of Kitchen Nightmares in the time period (10/26/12, 0.9/3). MASTERCHEF JUNIOR gained +60% versus both Kitchen Nightmares’ season average in the hour and the Fall 8-9p time period average with entertainment programming in Adults 18-49 (1.6/6 vs. 1.0/4 for both). Among English-language networks, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR ranked as the No. 1 program in Adults 18-34 (tie) and ranked No. 1 in its 8p hour in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

 

An encore of SLEEPY HOLLOW delivered a 0.9/3 at 9p.

 

Saturday: FOX placed No. 5 among Adults 18-49 with College Football on FOX: University of Arizona vs. University of Washington (0.5/2).

 

Sunday: FOX ranked No. 2 in Sunday prime among the broadcast nets with an NFL Overrun running until 7:33p (9.6/31), The O.T. (4.7/15) and the 2013/14 season premieres of THE Simpsons (2.9/8), BOB’S Burgers (2.2/5), Family Guy (2.6/6) and American Dad (2.1/5).

 

SEPTEMBER 23 – SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    2.2/7                FOX    2.0/7                FOX    6.0

ABC    2.3/7                ABC    1.8/6                ABC    8.0

CBS    2.2/7                CBS    1.4/5                CBS    10.4

NBC    3.1/9                NBC    2.4/8                NBC    9.7

CW      0.3/1                CW      0.3/1                CW      0.8

UNI      1.3/4                UNI      1.1/4                UNI      3.3

TEL     0.4/1                TEL     0.4/1                TEL     1.1

 

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation.  FOX has ranked No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the 8 of the past 10 seasons and continues 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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