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[12/15/14 - 01:32 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Rides to Ratings Record at FX
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 9 and the season to date.

[via press release from FX]

"SONS OF ANARCHY" RIDES TO RATINGS RECORD AT FX

Final Season of SOA Establishes Record for Most-Watched Season of Any FX Series, Posting Gains of +8% in Total Viewers and +5% in Adults 18-49 vs. Season 6

Series Finale is Most Watched Episode of SOA Ever (92 Episodes)

Delivered 9.26 Million Total Viewers and 6.07 Million Adults 18-49

Ranked as the #1 Program in All of Television on Tuesday in Adults 18-49

SOA's Post Talk Show Anarchy Afterword Ranked as Cable's #2 Program, Behind only SOA, on Tuesday with 4.06 Million Total Viewers and 2.69 Million Adults 18-49

LOS ANGELES, December 15, 2014 - The epic final season of FX's most-popular series, Sons of Anarchy, set a ratings record as the most-watched season of any series in FX's 20-year history. With Live+3 data, the seventh and final season of SOA delivered an average of 7.54 million Total Viewers and 5.0 million Adults 18-49, beating the previous record holder - Season 6 of SOA (6.98 million Total Viewers and 4.77 million Adults 18-49).

Additionally, the final telecast of Sons of Anarchy ranks as the highest-rated episode of the series among Total Viewers, Women 18-49, Adults and Men 18-34, and Adults, Men, and Women 25-54. The previous record holder was the premiere episode of the seventh and final season of SOA on September 9.

"It's a rare and remarkable accomplishment for a television show to generate its - and our channel's - highest ratings in its final season," said John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. "We thank Kurt Sutter and his team for an epic ride."

With Live+3 data, the final telecast of Sons of Anarchy (12/9/14, 10-11:53 PM) delivered 9.26 million Total Viewers, 6.07 million Adults 18-49, 2.89 million Adults 18-34, and 6.29 million Adults 25-54. SOA's final telecast and one encore run combined to deliver 10.27 million Total Viewers and 6.67 million Adults 18-49.

Since the launch of its first season in 2008, Sons of Anarchy has grown +199% in Total Viewers (7.54 million vs. 2.52 million), +195% in Adults 18-49 (5.0 million vs. 1.69 million), +150% in Adults 18-34 (2.32 million vs. 930,000), and +234% in Adults 25-54 (5.12 million vs. 1.53 million).

SOA's finale was television's #1-ranked basic cable program last Tuesday in all key demos and the #1 program of the night in all of television among Adults and Men 18-49, Men 18-34, and Adults and Men 25-54 and #2 in all other key demos (except Total Viewers).

Anarchy Afterword, the post-show featuring Sons of Anarchy Creator/Showrunner Kurt Sutter, Charlie Hunnam and special guests, delivered its most-watched episode ever and was cable's #2 ranked program on Tuesday in all key demos except Women 18-34. The final episode of Anarchy Afterword (11:53PM - 1:00AM) delivered 4.06 million Total Viewers and 2.69 million Adults 18-49.

For the night of the finale, FX ranked #1 on cable in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and virtually all key demos.

Sons of Anarchy was created by Kurt Sutter, and executive produced by Sutter, Paris Barclay, John Linson, and Art Linson. The series was produced by Fox 21 and FX Productions. The series starred Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie, Jimmy Smits, David Labrava, Niko Nicotera and Drea de Matteo.

Additional Ratings Highlights (All figures Live+3)

· The finale to SOA set a record as FX's most-watched telecast ever in Adults and Men 25-54, second-most watched in Total Viewers, Men 18-49, Men 18-34, and Women 25-54 and third-most watched in Adults 18-49.

· Ratings for SOA's series finale topped the final episode of last year's Season 6 by +16% in Total Viewers (9.26 million vs. 7.99 million), +10% in Adults 18-49 (6.07 million vs. 5.50 million), +3% in Adults 18-34 (2.89 million vs. 2.82 million), and +19% in Adults 25-54 (6.29 million vs. 5.27 million).

· Compared to Season 6, Season 7 of SOA posted increases of +8% in Total Viewers (7.54 million vs. 6.98 million), +5% in Adults 18-49 (5.0 million vs. 4.77 million), and +7% in Adults 25-54 (5.12 million vs. 4.77 million).

SOURCE: The Nielsen Company, Live+3

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. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in more than 95 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including Justified, The Americans, Tyrant, The Strain and the upcoming Taboo; the critically-acclaimed miniseries American Horror Story, Fargo and the upcoming miniseries American Crime Story; acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Archer, Married and upcoming The Comedians, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and Baskets. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages and Sons of Anarchy. 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, In Living Color and Mike & Molly.





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