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Strong performances by AMERICAN IDOL XIII, COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY, HELL’S KITCHEN, the season finale of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE and the premiere of SURVIVING JACK, led FOX to rank No. 2 for the week among Adults 18-34 and No. 4 among Adults 18-49.


Overall, FOX had:


  • 2 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 18) and FAMILY GUY (No. 19).


  • 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FAMILY GUY (No. 9), THE SIMPSONS (No. 12) and COSMOS (No. 18).


  • 4 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 5), AMERICAN IDOL Thurs. (No. 8), FAMILY GUY (No. 13), and THE SIMPSONS (No. 20).


  • 1 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL Wed. (No. 15).



Program and Nightly Highlights


Monday: BONES (1.4/4) was flat with its prior telecast. At 9PM, THE FOLLOWING posted a 1.4/4.  FOX ranked No. 4 in Monday prime among Adults 18-49 (1.4/4).


Tuesday: The season finale of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (1.3/4) was up +18% week to week (vs. 1.1/3), increasing one-tenth versus its prior season average for originals since moving to 9:30p (1.2/3). Season to date, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (2.3/6 MC) is the No. 6 (tie-Super Fun Night) new broadcast comedy excluding cancelations and ranks No. 14 overall among this season’s broadcast comedies. GLEE (1.1/3) was flat to previous week’s 100th episode while NEW GIRL delivered a 1.2/4.  FOX ranked No. 4 in prime among Adults 18-49 (1.2/4), gaining two-tenths from previous Tuesday (vs. 1.0/3).


Wednesday: FOX (2.2/7) was the top broadcast prime network for the night among Adults 18-49. With the Top 9 performing, AMERICAN IDOL-WED (2.2/7) was even with previous week (2.2/7).


Thursday: FOX (1.7/5) ranked as the No. 3 broadcast prime net among Adults 18-49 with HELL’S KITCHEN (1.9/6), AMERICAN IDOL – THURS (1.9/5), and the debut of SURVIVING JACK (1.3/4). Week three of HELL’S KITCHEN (1.9/6) was up one-tenth week to week and within one-tenth of its season premiere two weeks prior. Moving to a half-hour format, AMERICAN IDOL – THURS averaged a 1.9/5 while the debut of SURVIVING JACK posted a 1.3/4.


Friday: FOX ranked No. 5 (tie-CW) in prime (0.4/1). RAKE scored a 0.4/1 while the season finale of ENLISTED delivered a 0.4/1. RAISING HOPE (0.5/2) gained one-tenth from previous week.

Saturday: FOX ranked No. 6 in Saturday prime (0.3/1), with encores of ALMOST HUMAN (0.4/1) and THE FOLLOWING (0.3/1).


Sunday: FOX was the No. 3 broadcast prime net among Adults 18-49 with animated comedies from 7-9p and COSMOS (1.5/4). With latest U.S. Live+7 encore data updated, current global reach for the debut of COSMOS is 37.2 Mil and counting. At 7p, BOB’S BURGERS delivered a 1.0/3 while FAMILY GUY averaged a 2.1/6 at 8:30p. AMERICAN DAD (1.4/4) and THE SIMPSONS (1.9/5) remained flat week-to-week. 


FOX Program Ratings of the Week





MARCH 24 – MARCH 30, 2014



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

FOX    1.3/4                FOX    1.0/4                FOX    4.1

ABC    1.5/5                ABC    1.0/4                ABC    6.3

CBS    2.1/6                CBS    1.5/5                CBS    9.1

NBC    1.5/4                NBC    1.0/4                NBC    5.9

CW      0.6/2                CW      0.5/2                CW      1.6

UNI      1.0/3                UNI      0.9/3                UNI      2.7

TEL     0.5/1                TEL     0.4/2                TEL     1.2



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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