FOX Ranks Number One for the Week Across All Key Demos

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July 22nd, 2014

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via press release:

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 14 – JULY 20, 2014

 

FOX HITS HOME RUN WITH “MLB ALL-STAR GAME,” “24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY,”

So You Think You Can Dance,” “HELL’S KITCHEN,”

“MASTERCHEF” AND “GANG RELATED

 

Network Ranks No. 1 for the Week Across All Key Demos

 

FOX hit a home run this week with strong performances by the MLB ALL-STAR GAME, 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, So You Think You Can Dance, HELL’S KITCHEN, MASTERCHEF and GANG RELATED, leading the network to rank No. 1 across all key demos.

 

On Monday, the finale of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (1.7/5) posted its highest ratings since early June in Adults 18-49 (since 6/2/14) and gained +21% versus its performance held over the past month.  Tuesday’s MLB ALL-STAR GAME (3.2/11, 8:13-11:33p) led FOX to rank No. 1 for the night and was up +3% from last year’s game in Total Viewers (11.3 Mil vs. 11.0 Mil).

 

Overall, FOX had:

 

  • 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: FOX MLB ALL-STAR GAME (No. 1), MASTERCHEF (No. 7), 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 8 tie), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 8 tie), Family Guy (No. 12) and American Dad (No. 16).

 

 

  • 6 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FOX MLB ALL-STAR GAME (No. 1), MASTERCHEF (No. 9), Family Guy (No. 12), Simpsons (NO. 15 tie), American Dad (No. 15 tie) and Simpsons ENCORE (No. 19).

 

  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: FOX MLB ALL-STAR GAME (No. 1) and 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 9).

 

Program and Nightly Highlights

 

Monday: FOX ranked No. 1 on Monday night. The finale of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (1.7/5) gained +21% versus its performance held over the past month (1.4/4), posting its highest ratings since early June in Adults 18-49 (since 6/2/14). MASTERCHEF posted a 1.8/6.

 

Tuesday: The MLB ALL-STAR GAME (3.2/11, 8:13-11:33p) led FOX to No. 1 for the night and the week. The 85th Game was the No. 1 program of the night on Tuesday, holding flat to the prior two years in Adults 18-49 and increasing +3% from last year in Total Viewers (11.3 Mil vs. 11.0 Mil).

 

Wednesday: FOX placed No. 4 on the night. So You Think You Can Dance averaged a 1.0/4. Over 30 days of Multi-Platform viewing, So You Think You Can Dance’s 5/28/14 season premiere saw year-over-year gains in Audience (7.2 Mil vs. 6.5 Mil) and lift versus Live + Same Day (+36% vs. +28%).

 

Thursday: On No. 2 FOX (1.3/5, tie CBS), the penultimate HELL’S KITCHEN (1.7/7) was steady with its prior average.  GANG RELATED (0.9/3) gained two-tenths week to week (vs. 0.7/3), its largest week to week gain to date, and rose one-tenth above its prior season average (vs. 0.8/3).

 

Friday: FOX ranked No. 6 in broadcast prime with an encore MASTERCHEF (0.5/2) followed by an encore of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (0.3/1).

Saturday: Back to back encore specials of HELL’S KITCHEN each posted a 0.3/1 among Adults 18-49. FOX tied ABC at No. 5 on Saturday.

 

Sunday:  FOX (1.0/4) placed No. 2 in Sunday prime with a full encore animation line-up: American Dad-7:00p encore (0.4/2), BOB’S Burgers encore (0.6/2), THE Simpsons-8:00p encore (0.9/3), THE Simpsons-8:30p encore (1.1/4), Family Guy encore (1.6/5) and American Dad encore (1.4/4).

 

 

FOX Program Ratings of the Week

 

 

 

 

JULY 14 – JULY 20, 2014

 

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX    1.4/5                FOX    1.1/5                FOX    4.5

ABC    0.9/3                ABC    0.7/3                ABC    4.1

CBS    1.1/4                CBS    0.6/3                CBS    5.4

NBC    1.1/4                NBC    0.7/3                NBC    4.5

CW      0.2/1                CW      0.2/1                CW      0.7

UNI      1.2/4                UNI      1.0/4                UNI      3.0

TEL     0.6/2                TEL     0.5/2                TEL     1.3

 

 

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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