via press note:
FOX WEEKLY LIVE+7 RATINGS: EMPIRE POSTS LARGEST L7 AUDIENCE TO DATE,
AMERICAN IDOL IS TOP 10 SERIES IN ITS 14TH SEASON
· Episode 6 of EMPIRE grew +38% to a 6.6/20 rating after 7 days of delayed viewing — tying its season high in L7 Adults 18-49 rating and posting its largest L7 Total Viewers Audience to date (16.1 million)
· EMPIRE is closing in: In total viewers, Week 6 of EMPIRE came within 15-16% of The Walking Dead’s delivery (16.1 mil vs 18.6 mil).
· With a Live+7 rating of 3.5/12, AMERICAN IDOL-Wednesday was one of the week’s Top 10 programs on all of television – even in its 14th season. And in Total Viewers, IDOL’s Wednesday airing outperformed “Big Bang Theory” and virtually tied “How To Get Away With Murder” (12.63 mil vs. 12.78 mil)
· GOTHAM saw another week of significant L7 growth, up +67% from a 1.8 to a 3.0/10 rating. And SLEEPY HOLLOW grew +75% to a 2.1/6.