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FOX’s week was propelled by AMERICAN IDOL XIII, NEW GIRL and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, which all showed growth versus the previous week.  FOX ranked No. 4 for the week among Adults 18-49 and No. 3 among Adults 18-34 (tie).


Overall, FOX had:


  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 13) and AMERICAN IDOL Thurs. (No. 20).


  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 15) and AMERICAN IDOL Thurs. (No. 18).


  • 4 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 8), AMERICAN IDOL Thurs. (No. 9), FAMILY GUY ENCORE (No. 17 tie) and AMERICAN DAD ENCORE (No. 17 tie).


  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 14) and AMERICAN IDOL Thurs. (No. 17).



Program and Nightly Highlights


Monday: With all of the broadcast nets back in original entertainment programming, FOX ranked No. 4 in Monday prime among Adults 18-49 (1.6/4). ALMOST HUMAN posted a 1.6/5 in Adults 18-49, while THE FOLLOWING delivered a 1.6/4.


Tuesday: FOX ranked No. 4 in prime among Adults 18-49 (1.3/4). Airing against The Voice, the Tuesday time period premiere of GLEE delivered a 1.2/4 in Adults 18-49. Versus most recent originals, NEW GIRL (1.4/4 vs. 1.3/4) and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (1.3/3 vs. 1.2/3) were each up one-tenth of a rating point.


Wednesday: FOX (2.7/8) ranked No. 1 broadcast prime net among Adults 18-49. With its first live show not competing against the Olympics, AMERICAN IDOL-WED. (2.7/8) was up one-tenth from last Wednesday’s Day 2 of Rush week (2.6/8).


Thursday: FOX (1.6/5) ranked as the No. 3 broadcast prime net among Adults 18-49. The first Top 13 results show, AMERICAN IDOL-THU. (2.4/8) was even week-to-week (vs. 2.4/8, Top 13 Revealed). At 9p, RAKE posted a 0.8/2 in Adults 18-49.


Friday: FOX ranked No. 5 in prime (0.7/2). An encore BONES (0.8/3) aired at 8p, followed by originals of ENLISTED (0.6/2) and RAISING HOPE (0.6/2) at 9p and 9:30p, respectively.

Saturday: FOX ranked No. 5 in prime (0.4/1) among Adults 18-49 with encores of ALMOST HUMAN (0.4/2) and THE FOLLOWING (0.3/1).


Sunday: With encore animated comedies and competing against the 86th Annual Academy Awards on ABC, FOX (1.0/3) tied CBS and NBC for No. 3 in Sunday broadcast prime among Adults 18-49. From 7-11p encores aired: BOB’S BURGERS (0.7/2), AMERICAN DAD (0.7/2), THE SIMPSONS (1.1/3), BOB’S BURGERS (1.1/3), FAMILY GUY (1.3/3), AMERICAN DAD (1.1/3).



FOX Program Ratings of the Week





FEBRUARY 24 – MARCH 2, 2014



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

FOX    1.3/4                FOX    1.0/3                FOX    4.4

ABC    3.3/10              ABC    2.8/10              ABC    11.6

CBS    1.7/5                CBS    1.0/3                CBS    8.5

NBC    1.8/5                NBC    1.3/5                NBC    6.3

CW      0.6/2                CW      0.5/2                CW      1.5

UNI      1.1/3                UNI      1.0/3                UNI      3.0

TEL     0.5/1                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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