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NFL ON FOX PRESEASON, MASTERCHEF, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, HOTEL HELL and THE SIMPSONS ranked in the Top 20 programs of the week among Adults 18-34.  For the week, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 among Adults 18-49.


Overall, FOX had:


  • 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1 (No. 3), MASTERCHEF (No. 6) and HOTEL HELL (No. 15).


  • 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1 (No. 1), MASTERCHEF (No. 4), HOTEL HELL (No. 12 tie), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 12 tie) and SIMPSONS (No. 16).


  • 4 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: HOTEL HELL (No. 6 tie), NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1 (No. 6 tie), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 10) and MASTERCHEF (No. 13).


  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1 (No. 12) and MASTERCHEF (No. 19).



Program and Nightly Highlights


Monday: FOX (1.6/5) and Univision tied at No. 1 in broadcast prime, a tick ahead of NBC (1.5/5). MASTERCHEF (1.9/6) tied VH1’s LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA and Univision’s QUE VIDA ME ROBO as the No. 1 program of the night. With the addition of the 30-Day Multi-Platform Audience, MASTERCHEF is projected to gain +37% to +48% versus Live +Same Day (7.1 Mil to 7.7 Mil) while Hotel Hell is projected to increase +21% to +37% (4.6 Mil to 5.2 Mil).


Tuesday: FOX (0.6/2) placed No. 6 in broadcast prime with its repeat comedy block: FAMILY GUY repeat (0.7/3), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE repeat (0.6/2), NEW GIRL repeat (0.5/1) and THE MINDY PROJECT repeat (0.5/2).


Wednesday: FOX (1.0/3) tied ABC for fourth place in Wednesday prime. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (1.0/3) remained on par with its recent Adults 18-49 performance (vs. 1.1/4). With the addition of its 30 Day Multi-Platform Audience, So You Think You Can Dance is projected to see a +43% to +53% increase (4.9 Mil to 5.2 Mil) versus Live + Same Day.


Thursday: FOX (0.6/2) and Telemundo tied at No. 5 for the night. The finale of GANG RELATED (0.7/2) was up one-tenth week to week. Gang Related is projected to see a +50% to +71% increase (3.6 Mil to 4.2 Mil) in 30 Day Multi-Platform. A SLEEPY HOLLOW repeat posted a 0.4/2 from 8-9P.


Friday: FOX (0.5/2) ranked No. 6 on Friday. An encore of MASTERCHEF (0.5/2) was followed by a repeat of BONES (preliminary 0.5/2).


Saturday: FOX (0.2/1) was the No. 6 network in broadcast prime. Repeats of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE aired over the 8P hour on Saturday (0.3/1 and 0.3/1) followed by a special repeat of GLEE (0.2/1).


Sunday:  FOX ranked No. 1 on Sunday with the NFL PRE-SEASON PRE-KICK/GAME NO. 1: KANSAS CITY/CAROLINA (2.1/7), performing on a par with the NFL PRE-SEASON GAME 2: INDIANAPOLIS/NEW YORK (2.1/7) on the same day last year. AMERICAN DAD ENCORE (0.9/3) and THE SIMPSONS REPEAT SPECIAL (1.1/4) aired before the game from 7-8P.


FOX Program Ratings of the Week





August 11 – August 17, 2014



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

FOX    1.0/4                FOX    0.8/4                FOX    3.0

ABC    1.0/3                ABC    0.7/3                ABC    3.9

CBS    1.0/4                CBS    0.6/3                CBS    5.4

NBC    1.1/4                NBC    0.8/3                NBC    4.9

CW      0.3/1                CW      0.2/1                CW      0.9

UNI      1.3/5                UNI      1.1/5                UNI      3.4

TEL     0.5/2                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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