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[04/30/13 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Wins Week in Key Demos - "The Following" Delivers Highest Ratings in Five Weeks
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 22 - 28, 2013

FOX WINS WEEK IN KEY DEMOS

"THE FOLLOWING" Delivers Highest Ratings in Five Weeks

"AMERICAN IDOL" Wins 15th Consecutive Wednesday Among Adults 18-49

FOX's week was highlighted by strong performances from AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, HELL'S KITCHEN and NASCAR leading the network to rank No. 1 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. On Monday, THE FOLLOWING was the highest-rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and marks the series' highest-rated telecast in five weeks in both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (since 3/18/13). Additionally, THE FOLLOWING outperformed Revolution for the first time, by four-tenths of a rating point advantage. AMERICAN IDOL won its fifteenth consecutive Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. On Saturday, FOX placed No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and key male demos with NASCAR: RICHMOND 400.

For the week, FOX had:

· 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL- Thu (No. 6), FAMILY GUY (No. 12), THE FOLLOWING (No. 13), THE SIMPSONS (No. 17), HELL'S KITCHEN (No. 19 tie) and BONES (No. 19 tie).

· 11 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FAMILY GUY (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 6 tie), THE SIMPSONS (No. 6 tie), AMERICAN DAD (No. 6 tie), BOB'S BURGERS (No. 10 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 10 tie), THE FOLLOWING (No. 12), GLEE (No. 14), HELL'S KITCHEN (No. 15), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 19 tie) and BONES (No. 19 tie).

· 8 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY (No. 2), AMERICAN DAD (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 6), THE SIMPSONS (No. 7), GLEE (No. 9 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 9 tie), BOB'S BURGERS (No. 11) and THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 14).

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 9) and AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 12).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (A18 49: 2.0/6, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 THE FOLLOWING: (A18 49: 2.4/6, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.2/6, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

BONES delivered a 2.0/6 in Adults 18-49.

At 9p, THE FOLLOWING (2.4/6) was up +14% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.1/5). THE FOLLOWING was the highest rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. This marks THE FOLLOWING's highest rated telecast in five weeks in both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (since 3/18/13). Additionally, THE FOLLOWING outperformed Revolution for the first time, with a four-tenths of a rating point advantage (+20%, 2.4/6 vs. 2.0/6).

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 HELL'S KITCHEN: (A18-49: 2.0/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 NEW GIRL (R): (A18-49: 1.2/3, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT (R): (A18-49: 0.9/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.5/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 4 on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49.

HELL'S KITCHEN delivered a 2.0/6 in Adults 18-49 and was the second highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34.

At 9p, a repeat NEW GIRL delivered a 1.2/3 among Adults 18-49, while an encore of THE MINDY PROJECT did a 0.9/2 at 930p.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (A18 49: 3.3/9, 12.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49 for the 15th straight Wednesday. FOX also led the night among Adults 18-34, Total Viewers and all key demos.

The Top 4 performance show of AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 3.3/9 among Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers.

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (A18 49: 2.8/9, 11.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 GLEE: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.3/7, 8.3 Mil Total Viewers)

On Thursday, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Adults 18-34 (tie) and Teens. AMERICAN IDOL and GLEE tied as the No. 2 program for the night among Teens.

At 8p, AMERICAN IDOL posted a 2.8/9 in Adults 18-49.

GLEE did a 1.8/5 in Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 1 in its time period among Teens and No. 2 among Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 KITCHEN NIGHTMARES: (A18 49: 1.0/4, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 TOUCH: (A18 49: 0.6/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 0.8/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX placed No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 with KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (1.0/4) and TOUCH (0.6/2).

SATURDAY

7:47-11:07 NASCAR: RICHMOND 400 (S): (A18-49: 1.5/6, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.5/6, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX placed No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and key male demos with NASCAR: RICHMOND 400 (1.5/6).

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18-49: 0.9/3, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59 THE CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18-49: 1.2/4, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18-49: 2.1/6, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BOB'S BURGERS: (A18-49: 1.7/5, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY: (A18-49: 2.6/7, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 AMERICAN DAD: (A18-49: 1.9/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.7/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

On Sunday, FOX ranked No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

FOX's 8-10p animation gave FOX the four highest rated programs of the night among Adults 18-34.

Following a repeat of THE SIMPSONS (0.9/3), an original of THE CLEVELAND SHOW posted a 1.2/4 in the 730p half hour, up +33% from the previous week (0.9/3).

THE SIMPSONS did a 2.1/6, up +17% from two weeks ago (1.8/5, 4/14/13). BOB'S BURGERS posted 1.7/5 at 830p.

FAMILY GUY posted a 2.6/7 in Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key male demos.

AMERICAN DAD did a 1.9/5 at 9:30p, up +6% from the previous week (1.8/4). AMERICAN DAD ranked No. 1 in its time period among Adults 18-49.

APRIL 22 - 28, 2013

TOTAL PRIMETIME ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil) FOX 1.9/6 FOX 1.5/5 FOX 6.1 ABC 1.5/5 ABC 1.0/4 ABC 6.4 CBS 1.7/5 CBS 0.9/3 CBS 8.7 NBC 1.6/5 NBC 1.2/4 NBC 5.1

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/14/13) among Adults 18-49:

12/13 Season through 4/14 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
BONES 2.2/6 3.0/8 +36%
THE MOB DOCTOR 1.0/2 1.3/3 +30%
THE FOLLOWING 2.7/7 4.4/11 +63%
HELL'S KITCHEN 2.0/6 2.8/8 +40%
RAISING HOPE 1.6/5 2.1/6 +31%
BEN AND KATE 1.3/4 1.6/4 +23%
NEW GIRL 2.3/6 3.7/10 +61%
THE MINDY PROJECT 1.6/4 2.2/6 +38%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 4.2/12 5.0/14 +19%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.1/9 3.6/10 +16%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 3.9/11 4.6/14 +18%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 2.9/8 3.4/10 +17%
GLEE 2.3/6 3.6/10 +57%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.1/4 1.5/5 +36%
FRINGE 1.0/3 1.6/5 +60%
TOUCH 0.7/2 1.1/3 +57%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.5/4 1.7/5 +13%
THE SIMPSONS 2.7/7 3.1/8 +15%
BOB'S BURGERS 2.0/5 2.3/6 +15%
FAMILY GUY 2.8/7 3.8/9 +36%
AMERICAN DAD 2.2/5 2.7/6 +23%

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/14/13) among Total Viewers:

12/13 Season thru 4/14 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
BONES 7.9 10.2 +30%
THE MOB DOCTOR 3.6 4.6 +29%
THE FOLLOWING 8.2 12.1 +48%
HELL'S KITCHEN 4.9 6.3 +30%
RAISING HOPE 3.8 4.8 +25%
BEN AND KATE 2.8 3.4 +21%
NEW GIRL 4.4 6.8 +54%
THE MINDY PROJECT 3.1 4.1 +33%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 13.9 15.8 +14%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 8.6 9.9 +15%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 13.3 15.2 +14%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 8.5 9.7 +14%
GLEE 6.0 8.8 +47%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.2 3.9 +23%
FRINGE 2.8 4.3 +52%
TOUCH 2.6 3.8 +45%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.1 3.5 +12%
THE SIMPSONS 5.8 6.7 +15%
BOB'S BURGERS 4.2 4.7 +12%
FAMILY GUY 5.6 7.3 +30%
AMERICAN DAD 4.5 5.4 +19%

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)
· BOB'S BURGERS (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FOLLOWING, THE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· MINDY PROJECT, THE (HULU)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TOUCH (FOX)











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