or


[09/11/13 - 01:57 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Is Television's #1 Show on Tuesday Night
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[via press release from FX]

"SONS OF ANARCHY" IS TELEVISION'S #1 SHOW ON TUESDAY NIGHT

Tops All Broadcast and Cable Programs in Delivery of Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Men 18-49, Men 18-34, Men 25-54, Women 18-49 and Women 18-34

Season 6 Premiere Records 5.87 million Total Viewers, 3.94 Million A18-49, 2.0 Million A18-34 Posting Significant Gains Across the Board Versus Season 5 Debut Including +13% in A18-49 and A25-54, +43% in Women 18-34, and +35% in Women 18-49

Will Likely Rank as the Top-Rated Single Program in FX History on Live+7

Sons' Premiere and Encore Telecasts Combine to Deliver 8.09 Million Total Viewers and 5.30 Million A18-49

LOS ANGELES, September 11, 2013 - The sixth season premiere episode of Sons of Anarchy (9/10/13, 10-11:33 PM) was television's #1-rated program on Tuesday - broadcast and cable - in delivery of Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Men 18-49 and 18-34, and Women 18-49 and 18-34, and it posted healthy increases over its fifth season debut. Additionally, last night's debut episode of the penultimate season of Sons of Anarchy will likely become the #1-rated single telecast in FX history when Live+7 data becomes available in approximately three weeks.

The Season 6 premiere recorded 5.87 million Total Viewers, 3.94 million A18-49 (3.1 rtg), 2.0 million A18-34 (2.9 rtg), and 3.90 million Adults 25-54 (3.3 rtg). Compared with its Season 5 debut (9/11/12, 10-11:31PM), those are increases of +9% in Total Viewers (5.37 million), +13% in A18-49 (3.51 million), +6% in Adults 18-34 (1.86 million), +13% in A25-54 (3.45 million). The increases were astounding among Women 18-34 (973,000, 2.9 rtg) and Women 18-49 (1.83 million. 2.9 rtg), +43% and +35% respectively versus year ago (680,000 and 1.35 million). It delivered 2.12 million Men 18-49 (3.4 rtg) and 1.01 million Men 18-34 (3.0 rtg).

The premiere telecast and encore runs combined to deliver 8.09 million Total Viewers and 5.30 million Adults 18-49.

On a Live+Same Day basis, last night's delivery of Adults 18-49 for SOA was the most of any program in FX's history. On a Live+7 basis, the Season 5 premiere telecast of Sons of Anarchy ranks as the most-watched program ever for FX with 7.15 million Total Viewers and 4.80 million Adults 18-49.

On a Live+Same Day basis, last night's Sons of Anarchy is the second highest-rated scripted series cable season premiere this year in Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49, and Adults/Men/Women 25-54.

In next week's episode, "One One Six" (Airs September 17, 10:00 pm e/p), Jax (Charlie Hunnam) deals with collateral damage as external pressure continues to stack up against SAMCRO. (Written by Chris Collins & Adria Lang; directed by Peter Weller).

About Sons of Anarchy

Sons of Anarchy is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club's (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC's familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegal arms business driven by the seduction of money, power, and blood. Jackson 'Jax' Teller (Charlie Hunnam) is SAMCRO's new President who must face the consequences of the MC's illicit deeds before they tear the club apart. Gemma Teller-Morrow (Katey Sagal) is Jax's formidable mother. Clarence 'Clay' Morrow (Ron Perlman) is Jax's stepfather, the last of the Original Nine and former President. Dr. Tara Knowles (Maggie Siff) is Jax's old lady and mother of his second son.

Having framed Clay for the murder of Damon Pope, Season Six begins with Jax's leadership uncontested, but his family life suffering from his single-minded pursuit of John Teller's vision. Jax must find a way to keep Tara from going to prison for conspiracy to commit murder while rebuilding his club and breaking from the cycle of violence and greed that ultimately led to his best friend's death.

The series stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Siff, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie and Jimmy Smits.

Sons of Anarchy was created by Kurt Sutter, and is executive produced by Sutter, Paris Barclay, Chris Collins, John Linson, and Art Linson. The series is produced by Fox 21 and FX Productions.

SOURCE: The Nielsen Company, Live+Same Day

About FX

FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox. FX Networks is comprised of FX, FXM, and FXX, its newest channel which launched in early September 2013. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in more than 98 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Americans and The Bridge; the miniseries American Horror Story: Coven; and the acclaimed hit comedy series Louie, Archer and Wilfred. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, Anger Management and, coming in 2014, Mike & Molly.





  [september 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SONS OF ANARCHY (FX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" leads the night in both categories.

[01/14/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Shark Tank" Scores a Season High in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/14/17 - 08:32 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 96% of Last Week's Season Debut in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/13/17 - 04:01 PM]
Science Channel Series Premiere of "MythBusters: The Search" Breaks Into Cable's Top 20 Among Key Demos on Jan. 7
Science Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, January 7.

[01/13/17 - 11:00 AM]
Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations" Scores Highest-Rated Season Ever
In the midst of the season, the network quickly commissioned 48 additional episodes that will begin airing in April 2017.

[01/13/17 - 09:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Tight Demo Race
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 despite a repeat "The Big Bang Theory."

[01/12/17 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with Comedies
"Modern Family" helps pave the way to an adults 18-49 victory.

[01/11/17 - 09:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Return Sparks NBC Victory
The Peacock leads the night, which saw the four major broadcast networks carry President Obama's Farewell Address.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" Premiere Hits All the Right Notes on CMT
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[01/10/17 - 09:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Holds Onto Top Spot for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49.

[01/10/17 - 08:27 AM]
National Championship Caps Exciting College Football Playoff Which Delivers Ratings Growth, Sets Numerous Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 9.

[01/09/17 - 05:26 PM]
E! Scores Record Multi-Platform Engagement for Golden Globes with 44 Million Uniques Across Digital, Social and Television, Up 16% Versus 2016
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[01/09/17 - 03:45 PM]
Linear and Digital Binge-Viewing Launch of Freeform's "Beyond" Amasses Over 14 Million Multiplatform Views in First Seven Days
Freeform further spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.