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[01/23/13 - 10:51 AM]
"American Idol" Season Premiere Posts Highest-Rated night on Any Network with Entertainment Programming This Season
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 14 - 20, 2013

"AMERICAN IDOL" SEASON PREMIERE POSTS HIGHEST-RATED NIGHT ON ANY NETWORK WITH ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING THIS SEASON

"BONES" Delivers Most-Watched Episode of Season and "FRINGE" Series Finale Ends on High Note!

FOX Ranks No. 1 for the Week Among Teens and No. 2 Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

FOX's week was propelled by the return of AMERICAN IDOL which delivered the highest-rated night of the season with entertainment programming and out-delivered all other unscripted shows of the season. In addition, the first two nights of AMERICAN IDOL outperformed the first two nights of The Voice by +41% in Adults 18-49 and +43% in Total Viewers. BONES posted its highest total viewers of the season and the series finale of FRINGE delivered the series' highest total viewers in over a year. For the week, FOX ranked No. 1 among Teens (tied) and No. 2 among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

For the week, FOX had:

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 2) and AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 3).

· 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 2 tie), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 2 tie), NEW GIRL (No. 12 tie), THE SIMPSONS ENCORE (No. 15 tie), FAMILY GUY ENCORE (No. 17 tie), BONES SP-1/14 (No. 17 tie) and BONES (No. 17 tie).

· 6 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 2), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 3), FAMILY GUY ENCORE (No. 13 tie), THE SIMPSONS ENCORE (No. 17 tie), BOB'S BURGERS (No. 17 tie) and AMERICAN DAD ENCORE (No. 17 tie).

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 3) and AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 5).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (A18 49: 2.1/6, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 BONES (S): (A18 49: 2.1/5, 7.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.1/5, 7.9 Mil Total Viewers)

On Monday, FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 (tie) and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 (tie).

At 8p BONES (2.1/6) was up +11% from its most recent original telecast in Adults 18-49 (1.9/5 on 12/3/12) and posted its highest Total Viewers (8.0 Mil) so far this season.

A second original of BONES at 9p (2.1/5) matched its 8p lead-in and was also up +11% from its most recent original in early December.

TUESDAY

8:00-8:30 RAISING HOPE: (A18 49: 1.6/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BEN AND KATE: (A18 49: 1.1/3, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 NEW GIRL: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT: (A18 49: 1.5/4, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night in Adults 18-34.

RAISING HOPE posted a 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49 at 8p, while BEN AND KATE delivered a 1.1/3 at 830p.

At 9p, NEW GIRL delivered a 1.9/5 in Adults 18-49, and was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 (tie) and the highest rated comedy of the night in Adults 18-49.

THE MINDY PROJECT posted a 1.5/4 among Adults 18-49 at 930p. THE MINDY PROJECT was the second highest-rated comedy of the night in Adults 18-34, behind only NEW GIRL.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL (P): (A18 49: 6.0/16, 17.9 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Wednesday night in all key demos and outperformed the combined 3-net competition for the night by +11% in Adults 18-49 and the combined 4-net competition by +4% in Adults 18-34. In addition, FOX outperformed the night's second highest rated network by +140% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/16 vs. ABC's 2.5/7) and +67% in Total Viewers (17.9 vs. 10.7 Mil for CBS.)

The Season 12 premiere of AMERICAN IDOL (6.0/16) posted the highest-rated night of the season on any network with entertainment programming. In fact, AMERICAN IDOL outperformed the second-highest rated night of the season with entertainment programming by +18% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/16 vs. 5.1/13 NBC, 1/13/13, Golden Globes), +14% among Adults 18-34 (4.9/15 vs. 4.3/12 NBC, 1/13/13, Golden Globes) and +3% in Total Viewers (17.9 vs. 17.4 Mil CBS, 9/25/12, season premieres).

AMERICAN IDOL delivered the highest rated unscripted series telecast this season, besting the next highest rated by +22% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/16 vs. 4.9/13, The Voice finale on 12/18/12), +14% among Adults 18-34 (4.9/15 vs. 4.3/12, The Voice on 10/8/12) and +7% in Total Viewers (17.9 vs. 16.7 Mil, Dancing With The Stars finale on 11/27/12).

AMERICAN IDOL out-rated The Voice's season premiere by +43% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/16 vs. 4.2/11 on 9/10/12) and +46% in Total Viewers (17.9 vs. 12.3 Mil).

THURSDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL (P): (A18 49: 5.6/15, 16.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in all key demos and was even with the combined 3-net competition for the night. In Adults 18-34 FOX outperformed the combined 3-net competition for the night by +14%. FOX outperformed the second-highest rated networks by +155% in Adults 18-49 (5.6/15 vs. 2.2/6 for ABC) and +81% in Total Viewers (16.3 vs. 9.0 Mil for CBS).

FOX posted the highest rated Thursday night on any network with entertainment programming in nearly two years among Adults 18-49 (since American Idol on 3/3/11). FOX now has the second-highest rated night with entertainment programming this season in Adults 18-49, behind only Wednesday's AMERICAN IDOL premiere.

Night two of AMERICAN IDOL (5.6/15) retained 98% of last year's night two audience among Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL gained +20% in Adults 18-34 versus last year's Thursday premiere.

The Thursday premiere of AMERICAN IDOL premiere produced its strongest night two retention in four seasons with 93% in Adults 18-49 (AI 11 = 77%, AI 10 = 80%, AI 9 = 86%, AI 8 = +101%). In Adults 18-34, AMERICAN IDOL retained 100% of its Wednesday premiere.

The first two nights of AMERICAN IDOL outperformed the first two nights of The Voice by +41% in Adults 18-49 (5.8/16 vs. 4.1/12) and +43% in Total Viewers (17.1 vs. 12.0 Mil).

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 FRINGE (S): (A18 49: 1.1/4, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (A18 49: 1.0/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.0/3, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49 with the two-hour series finale of FRINGE.

From 8-10p, FRINGE posted a 1.0/3, up +25% from the week prior (0.8/2) and earned its highest Total Viewers (3.2 Mil) in almost one year (since 2/3/12).

SATURDAY

8:00-8:31 COPS: (A18 49: 1.0/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 COPS 2 (R): (A18 49: 1.2/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (R): (A18 49: 0.7/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 0.9/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Saturday night in Adults 18-49 with an original COPS (1.0/3, +25% from its prior average, 0.8/3) and encores of COPS 2 (1.2/4) and KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (0.7/2).

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29 BOB'S BURGERS (RS): (A18-49: 1.5/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59 THE CLEVELAND SHOW (RP): (A18-49: 1.3/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:31 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18-49: 1.8/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 BOB'S BURGERS (R): (A18-49: 1.5/3, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY (R): (A18-49: 1.6/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 AMERICAN DAD (R): (A18-49: 1.6/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.6/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 with encores of BOB'S BURGERS (1.5/4), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (1.3/3), THE SIMPSONS (1.8/4), BOB'S BURGERS (1.5/3), FAMILY GUY (1.6/4) and AMERICAN DAD (1.6/4).

JANUARY 14 - 20, 2013

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.6/7 FOX 2.3/7 FOX 7.5
ABC 1.7/5 ABC 1.3/4 ABC 5.8
CBS 4.2/12 CBS 3.2/10 CBS 15.9
NBC 1.2/3 NBC 0.9/3 NBC 3.7

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/6/13) among Adults 18-49:

12/13 Season through 1/6 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
BONES 2.1/6 3.0/8 +43%
THE MOB DOCTOR 1.0/3 1.4/3 +40%
RAISING HOPE 1.7/5 2.2/7 +29%
BEN AND KATE 1.4/4 1.7/5 +21%
NEW GIRL 2.4/6 3.8/10 +58%
THE MINDY PROJECT 1.7/4 2.3/6 +35%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.1/9 3.6/10 +16%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 2.9/8 3.4/10 +17%
GLEE 2.4/6 3.8/10 +58%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.1/4 1.5/5 +36%
FRINGE 1.0/3 1.6/5 +60%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.8/5 2.0/5 +11%
THE SIMPSONS 3.2/8 3.6/9 +13%
BOB'S BURGERS 2.1/5 2.4/6 +14%
FAMILY GUY 2.9/7 3.8/9 +31%
AMERICAN DAD 2.3/5 2.7/6 +17%

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/6/13) among Total Viewers:

12/13 Season thru 1/6 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
BONES 7.4 9.8 +33%
THE MOB DOCTOR 3.6 4.7 +30%
RAISING HOPE 3.9 4.9 +26%
BEN AND KATE 2.9 3.5 +20%
NEW GIRL 4.6 7.0 +54%
THE MINDY PROJECT 3.3 4.4 +33%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 8.6 9.9 +15%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 8.5 9.7 +14%
GLEE 6.0 9.0 +50%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.1 3.8 +22%
FRINGE 2.8 4.3 +52%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.7 4.1 +11%
THE SIMPSONS 7.0 7.8 +12%
BOB'S BURGERS 4.6 5.0 +9%
FAMILY GUY 5.9 7.5 +27%
AMERICAN DAD 4.7 5.4 +17%

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation. FOX finished the 2011-2012 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the eighth 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 DAD (TBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BEN & KATE (FOX)
· BOB'S BURGERS (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· MINDY PROJECT, THE (FOX)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)









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