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[04/24/12 - 10:59 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Dominates the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 16 - 22, 2012

FOX DOMINATES THE WEEK AMONG ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 18-34 AND TEENS

AMERICAN IDOL Tops The Voice For Sixth Week Straight In Both Adults 18-49 and Viewers

FOX posted another victory last week among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and once again delivered the week's No. 1 show in the core adult demo, AMERICAN IDOL. Averaging a 2.2/7 in the core adult demo last week, FOX beat the No. 2 network (CBS) by a larger margin among Adults 18-49 (+16%) than the previous week and dominated the No. 2 networks among young adults (NBC and ABC) by +42%.

In addition, last week marked the sixth consecutive week that AMERICAN IDOL has out-rated NBC's The Voice among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

Season to date, FOX is averaging a 3.2/9 among Adults 18-49 and remains No. 1 in that core demographic as well as Adults 18-34 and Teens. Key highlights from last week include:

· FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 1), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 3), NEW GIRL (No. 15) and GLEE (No. 20).

· 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 3), NEW GIRL (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 8), GLEE (No. 13), BONES (No. 16), FOX 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (No. 17 tie) and HOUSE (No. 17 tie).

· 8 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 1 tie), GLEE (No. 1 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 3), TOUCH (No. 9), NEW GIRL (No. 11), BONES (No. 15 tie), FOX 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (No. 15 tie) and RAISING HOPE (No. 20).

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 2) and AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 4).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 7.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 HOUSE: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/5, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.1/6, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers)

With originals of BONES and HOUSE, FOX ranked No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 among Adults 18-34.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 GLEE: (A18 49: 2.4/8, 6.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 NEW GIRL: (A18 49: 2.7/7, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 RAISING HOPE: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.3/7, 5.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked #2 among Adults 18-49. Among Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed NBC, the night's #2 network, by +28% (2.3/8 vs. 1.8/6). FOX has now ranked #1 for 14 consecutive Tuesday nights among Adults 18-34.

At 8p GLEE posted a 2.4/8. GLEE was the #1 program of the night among Teens. GLEE won the 8p hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens, ranking #2 among Adults 18-49.

NEW GIRL did a 2.7/7 at 9p. NEW GIRL was the #1 program of the night among Adults 18-34, ranking #1 in its half-hour among Adults 18-34 and #2 among Adults 18-49.

RAISING HOPE delivered a 1.8/5 at 930p. RAISING HOPE ranked #2 in its half-hour among Adults 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.8/14, 16.9 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens, and all key demos. FOX beat its nearest competitor on the night by +100% among Adults 18-49 (4.8/14 vs. 2.4/7 for ABC) and +114% among Total Viewers (16.9 vs. 7.9 Mil for CBS). FOX has now won 14 consecutive Wednesdays among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Teens.

After a judge's save last Thursday, a second 'Top 7 Finalists Perform' telecast of AMERICAN IDOL did a 4.8/14 with Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL outperformed Monday's telecast of The Voice for the sixth straight week among Adults 18-49 (+30%, 4.8/14 vs. 3.7/10) and for the eleventh straight week among Total Viewers (+69%, 16.9 vs. 10.0 Mil).

AMERICAN IDOL was the #1 program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Teens, outperforming the night's #2 program by +17% among Adults 18-49 (4.8/14 vs. 4.1/11 for ABC's Modern Family) and +66% among Total Viewers (16.9 vs. 10.2 Mil for ABC's Modern Family).

AMERICAN IDOL grew in its last half-hour vs. its first by +9% in Adults 18-49 (4.8 vs. 4.4) and +14% in Total Viewers (17.3 vs. 15.2 Mil).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.0/13, 15.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 TOUCH: (Adults 18-49: 2.1/6, 7.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.0/9, 11.2 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Teens, outperforming its nearest competitors by +36% among Adults 18-49 (3.0/9 vs. 2.2/7 for ABC) and +32% among Total Viewers (11.2 vs. 8.5 Mil for CBS). FOX has now ranked #1 for 14 consecutive Thursdays among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and Teens.

AMERICAN IDOL (1 of 7 voted off) posted a 4.0/13 among Adults 18-49 and was the #1 program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Teens. IDOL outperformed the night's #2 program, ABC's Grey's Anatomy, by +21% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/13 vs. 3.3/9) and +53% among Total Viewers (15.0 vs. 9.8 Mil).

The AMERICAN IDOL results show outperformed The Voice's performance show on Monday by +8% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/13 vs. 3.7/10) and +50% among Total Viewers (15.0 vs. 10.0 Mil), and outperformed The Voice's results show on Tuesday by +21% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/13 vs. 3.3/9) and +69% among Total Viewers (15.0 vs. 8.9 Mil).

AMERICAN IDOL won the 8p hour in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens, and all key demos, beating its nearest competitor by +67% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/13 vs. 2.4/8 for a Big Bang Theory repeat / Rules Of Engagement original on CBS) and +76% among Total Viewers (15.0 vs. 8.5 Mil for CBS). IDOL grew in its second half-hour vs. its first by +26% among Adults 18-49 (4.4 vs. 3.5) and +21% among Total Viewers (16.4 vs. 13.6 Mil).

At 9p, TOUCH delivered a 2.1/6. TOUCH ranked #2 in its hour among Adults 18-49.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 THE FINDER: (Adults 18-49: 1.2/4, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked #3 in Adults 18-49 for the night and #1 in Adults 18-34 (tie).

At 8p THE FINDER posted a 1.2/4. THE FINDER ranked #1 for the night among Adults 18-34 (tie) and in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34, and Teens.

FRINGE delivered a 1.0/3 at 9p.

SATURDAY

8:00-8:04 MLB OVER-RUN (S): (A18 49: 1.0/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:04-10:04 AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (S): (A18 49: 0.8/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:04 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 0.8/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked #1 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

Following an MLB over-run, a special installment of AMERICA'S MOST WANTED did a 0.8/3 among Adults 18-49 from 8:04-10:04p.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29 MARRIED WITH CHILDREN (RS): (A18 49: 1.3/4, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-8:00 THE SIMPSONS (RS): (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (S): (A18 49: 1.8/5, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.7/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked #1 for the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie).

At 7p an encore of the original MARRIED WITH CHILDREN PILOT did 1.3/4 followed by an encore of THE SIMPSONS PILOT (1.5/4).

At 8p FOX'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY special posted 1.8/5 and was the highest rated program of the night in Men 18-34. FOX's 25TH ANNIVERSARY won its 8-10p time period in Adults 18-34 and Men 18-49.

APRIL 16 - 22, 2012

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.2/7 FOX 1.7/6 FOX 6.9
ABC 1.9/5 ABC 1.2/4 ABC 7.7
CBS 1.8/5 CBS 1.0/3 CBS 8.2
NBC 1.6/5 NBC 1.2/4 NBC 5.2

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/8/12) among Adults 18-49:

11/12 Season through 4/8 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
TERRA NOVA 2.5/6 3.6/9 +44%
HOUSE 2.7/7 3.9/10 +44%
ALCATRAZ 2.3/5 3.4/8 +48%
GLEE 3.2/9 4.6/13 +44%
NEW GIRL 3.4/9 4.9/13 +44%
RAISING HOPE 2.2/6 2.9/8 +32%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 5.6/16 6.7/18 +20%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 3.8/10 4.4/12 +16%
I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER 1.8/5 2.1/6 +17%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 5.0/14 6.0/17 +20%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 3.7/10 4.2/12 +14%
THE FINDER 2.1/6 2.7/7 +29%
BONES 2.7/7 3.8/10 +41%
TOUCH 2.8/8 3.5/10 +25%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.5/5 1.9/6 +27%
FRINGE 1.2/4 2.0/6 +67%
THE SIMPSONS 3.1/8 3.6/9 +16%
BOB'S BURGERS 1.9/5 2.1/6 +11%
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE 2.4/6 2.8/7 +17%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.8/5 2.1/6 +17%
FAMILY GUY 3.1/7 4.1/10 +32%
AMERICAN DAD 2.3/5 2.8/6 +22%

11/12 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/8/12) among Total Viewers:

11/12 Season thru 4/8 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
TERRA NOVA 7.6 10.1 +33%
HOUSE 7.5 10.0 +34%
ALCATRAZ 7.0 9.6 +36%
GLEE 7.8 10.7 +37%
NEW GIRL 6.9 9.5 +39%
RAISING HOPE 4.9 6.3 +29%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 18.3 20.6 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 11.4 12.7 +11%
I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER 4.8 5.3 +11%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 16.8 19.1 +14%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 11.4 12.6 +11%
THE FINDER 6.4 8.1 +27%
BONES 8.8 11.7 +32%
TOUCH 9.3 11.4 +23%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.6 4.3 +20%
FRINGE 3.1 4.8 +56%
THE SIMPSONS 6.5 7.5 +15%
BOB'S BURGERS 4.0 4.4 +10%
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE 5.1 5.8 +13%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.8 4.4 +15%
FAMILY GUY 6.1 7.9 +29%
AMERICAN DAD 4.7 5.5 +18%

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation and the leading broadcast television network among Adults 18-49. FOX finished the 2010-2011 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the seventh consecutive year - a feat that has never been achieved in broadcast history - while continuing 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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· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· BONES (FOX)
· FINDER, THE (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TOUCH (FOX)





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