via press release:
LIVE+7 RATINGS: EMPIRE SURGES TO 6.3 WITH ADULTS 18-49
FOX DELIVERS WEEK’S TOP THREE HIGHEST-RATED PROGRAMS
With the Live + 7s for the week of 1/19-1/25/15, FOX delivered the week’s top three programs in Adults 18-49: EMPIRE (6.3/19), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (4.1/13), and GOTHAM (3.8/11). A few noteworthy highlights:
Week three of EMPIRE posted the show’s highest Live+7 demo rating to date, up +13% from its prior two telecasts (5.6).
EMPIRE L7 trend: 5.6/16 > 5.6/17 > 6.3/19.
EMPIRE posted the highest absolute rating point gain from Live + Same Day to L7 (+1.9 rating point, 4.4/13 LS > 6.3/19) of any broadcast series that week.
The series debut of BACKSTROM grew +42% from L+SD to L7 (1.9/6 LS > 2.7/8 L7) and ranked as the #13 (program of the week.
SLEEPY HOLLOW (+85%) and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (+75%) each posted their highest L+SD to L7 percentage increases so far this season.
MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (2.3/7) increased +10% from its second telecast A18-49 L7 rating, matching its current cycle premiere.