NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 5 - MAY 11, 2014
The 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY premiere kicked off FOX's week with a bang, as the network delivered its highest-rated Monday night since the fall. For the week, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 3 among Adults 18-49.
Overall, FOX had:
· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 5) and FAMILY GUY (No. 13).
· 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FAMILY GUY (No. 2), 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (No. 4), SIMPSONS (No. 9), MINDY PROJECT (No. 15), AMERICAN DAD-7:30P (No. 17 tie) and NEW GIRL (No. 17 tie).
· 5 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY (No. 1), SIMPSONS (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL-WED (No. 8), COSMOS (No. 14) and AMERICAN IDOL-THURS (No. 19).
Program and Nightly Highlights
Monday: FOX ranked No. 2 in prime among Adults 18-49 (2.6/8) with the two-hour event series premiere of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (2.6/8), leading FOX to its highest rated Monday night since the early fall.
Tuesday: FOX ranked No. 5 in broadcast prime among Adults 18-49 (1.0/3). At 8p, GLEE delivered a 0.8/3 while the season finale of NEW GIRL scored a 1.2/4. THE MINDY PROJECT (1.3/4) closed its second season consistent with its prior average for originals and its finale last year.
Wednesday: FOX (1.8/6) was the No. 2 broadcast prime network for the night. With the Top 4 finalists performing, AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY averaged a 1.8/6 from 8-10p.
Thursday: FOX (1.5/5) ranked as the No. 2 broadcast prime net among Adults 18-49. At 8p, HELL'S KITCHEN garnered a 1.5/5 while AMERICAN IDOL-THU (1.6/5) built +7% from its performance last Thursday (1.5/5). The finale of SURVIVING JACK (1.2/3) increased +20% from its week-ago airing and was up one-tenth from its prior series average (1.1/3).
Friday: FOX posted a 0.3/1 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 6 (tie-Telemundo) on Friday. An encore of the 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY premiere averaged a 0.3/1 for the night.
Saturday: FOX ranked No. 2 in broadcast prime with the NASCAR SPRINT CUP (1.3/5).
Sunday: FOX (1.3/4) tied CBS as the No. 2 broadcast prime network for Sunday among Adults 18-49. From 7-9p, the comedy block averaged a 1.4/5 overall, with BOB'S BURGERS (0.9/4), AMERICAN DAD (1.2/4), THE SIMPSONS (1.6/6) and FAMILY GUY (2.1/6). COSMOS rounded out the night with a 1.1/3 from 9-10p.
FOX Program Ratings of the Week
MAY 5 - MAY 11, 2014
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 1.4/5 FOX 1.0/4 FOX 4.7
ABC 1.7/5 ABC 1.3/5 ABC 6.3
CBS 1.5/5 CBS 0.8/3 CBS 8.4
NBC 1.4/4 NBC 0.9/4 NBC 5.3
CW 0.5/2 CW 0.5/2 CW 1.4
UNI 1.2/4 UNI 1.0/4 UNI 2.8
TEL 0.4/1 TEL 0.4/1 TEL 1.1
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.