MasterChef Season 5 Premiere

via press release:

MASTERCHEF, 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and the COSMOS finale led FOX’s week.  The network had:


  • 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 9 tie), MASTERCHEF (No. 9 tie), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 12) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 14).


  • 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 7), MASTERCHEF (No. 9), 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 11 tie), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 11 tie) and FAMILY GUY ENCORE (No. 15).


  • 5 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 6), MASTERCHEF (No. 10), SIMPSONS ENCORE (No. 12), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 16 tie) and FAMILY GUY ENCORE (No. 16 tie).


  • 1 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 15).



Program and Nightly Highlights


Monday: FOX ranked No. 1 in prime among Adults 18-49 (1.8/6). MASTERCHEF (1.8/6) was up three-tenths from its week-ago premiere (1.5/5). 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (1.8/6) increased week to week for the first time since its premiere, gaining three-tenths from its Memorial Day rating (1.5/4).


Tuesday: FOX (0.4/1) was the No. 6 broadcast prime network for the night. RIOT posted a 0.4/2 while I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” (0.4/1) remained flat from last week.


Wednesday: FOX was the No. 2 broadcast network in Wednesday prime among Adults 18-49 with the second episode of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (1.5/5).


Thursday: Competing against the NBA Finals Game 1 on ABC, FOX (1.3/4) was the No. 2 broadcast network in prime among Adults 18-49. HELL’S KITCHEN (1.7/6) gained one-tenth from its recent two telecasts (vs. 1.6/6 each). The third telecast of GANG RELATED scored a 0.8/3.


Friday: FOX ranked No. 6 tie in broadcast prime on Friday with an encore of MASTERCHEF (0.6/3) followed by an encore of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (0.3/1).

Saturday: FOX (0.4/2) ranked No. 5 among the broadcast nets with FOX SATURDAY BASEBALL, flat to last week (vs. 0.4/2).


Sunday:  FOX (0.9/3) ranked as the No. 4 broadcast prime network for Sunday among Adults 18-49 with competition including the NBA Finals Game 2, Tony Awards and Miss USA Pageant. The second Sunday telecast of ENLISTED (0.4/2) was flat with its performance last week. Repeats of AMERICAN DAD (0.6/2), THE SIMPSONS (1.0/4) and FAMILY GUY (1.2/4) aired from 7:30-9p. The finale of COSMOS garnered a 1.1/3 at 9P.


FOX Program Ratings of the Week




JUNE 2 – JUNE 8, 2014



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

FOX    0.9/3                FOX    0.7/3                FOX    3.0

ABC    2.3/8                ABC    2.0/8                ABC    6.9

CBS    0.9/3                CBS    0.6/2                CBS    5.9

NBC    1.6/6                NBC    1.2/5                NBC    5.7

CW      0.4/1                CW      0.3/1                CW      1.0

UNI      1.0/4                UNI      0.9/4                UNI      2.6

TEL     0.6/2                TEL     0.6/2                TEL     1.5



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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