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[12/15/09 - 09:40 AM]
Holidays Bring Season Highs for FOX's Glee and Bones!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 7-13.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 7 - 13, 2009

HOLIDAYS BRING SEASON HIGHS FOR FOX'S GLEE AND BONES!

Noteworthy performances from FOX's CARRIE UNDERWOOD: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, a special holiday-themed BONES and the season-high-rated Fall finale of GLEE led the network to a healthy 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49 for the week. FOX continues its reign as the No. 1 network of the Fall season, with a 3.4/9 rating and +6% lead over its nearest competitor.

On Monday night FOX got into the holiday spirit with CARRIE UNDERWOOD: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL, which posted a solid 2.3/6 among Adults 18-49.

On Wednesday night America selected the Top 6 dancers who will move on to the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finale, while new favorite GLEE concluded its Fall run with a stellar Fall finale.

SO YOU THINK YOU DANCE posted a 2.3/7 among Adults 18-49, matching its previous week's performance.

The Fall finale of GLEE delivered a strong 3.7/9 among Adults 18-49 -- its highest rating of the season -- and achieved its highest rating EVER among Teens.

In fact, GLEE significantly increased upon FOX's previous Fall average for the Wednesday 9p timeslot, growing +83% among Adults 18-49, +125% among Adults 18-34, +118% among Teens and +49% in Total Viewers.

Thursday night's holiday-themed episode of BONES featuring special guest star Zooey Deschanel delivered a 3.1/9 among Adults 18-49, matching its highest rating this season among Adults 18-49 and delivering its highest ratings of the season among Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

09/10 FOX Dramas: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 11/29/09), FOX's dramas have shown significant increases among Adults 18-49 including:

09/10 Season thru 11/29 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change

House 5.5/14 6.7/16 +22%

Lie to Me 2.8/7 3.3/8 +18%

Glee 3.2/8 4.1/10 +28%

Bones 2.8/8 3.5/10 +25%

Fringe 2.2/6 3.1/7 +41%

Dollhouse 0.9/3 1.4/4 +56%

09/10 FOX Dramas: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Comparing Live+ Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 11/29/09), FOX's dramas have shown significant increases among Total Viewers including:

09/10 Season thru 11/29 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change

House 14.0 16.6 +19%

Lie to Me 7.5 8.8 +17%

Glee 7.1 8.8 +24%

Bones 9.7 11.5 +19%

Fringe 6.0 7.9 +32%

Dollhouse 2.2 3.1 +41%

Program Rankers

FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: FAMILY GUY (No. 10), GLEE (No. 12) and THE SIMPSONS (No. 18).

FOX had 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FAMILY GUY (No. 4), GLEE (No. 6), THE SIMPSONS (No. 7), AMERICAN DAD (No. 11 tie), CLEVELAND (No. 11 tie) and BONES (No. 18).

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY (No. 1), CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 2 tie), AMERICAN DAD (No. 2 tie), GLEE (No. 5), SIMPSONS (No. 7), BONES (No. 16), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE � WED (No. 18)

FOX had 1 of the Top 20 programs in Total Viewers: BONES (No. 17).

Week 11/16/09-11/22/09: Live+7

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS - DECEMBER 7 - 13, 2009

MONDAY

8:00-10:00 CARRIE UNDERWOOD (S): (A18-49: 2.3/6, 8.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX's CARRIE UNDERWOOD: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL posted a 2.3/6 among Adults 18-49 resulting in a No. 2 rank for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

The CARRIE UNDERWOOD: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL outperformed FOX's delivery on the same night last year (Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles and Prison Break on 12/8/08) by +15% among Adults 18-49 (2.3/6 vs. 2.0/5) and +60% in Total Viewers (8.5 vs. 5.3 Mil.)

TUESDAY

8:00-10:00 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18-49: 2.4/6, 6.2 Mil Total Viewers)

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE performance show posted a 2.4/6 among Adults 18-49 and showed significant gains versus last week including +9% in both Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.2/6) and Adults 18-34 (2.4/7 vs. 2.2/6) and +7% in Total Viewers (6.2 vs. 5.8 Mil.)

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

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18-49: 2.3/7, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 GLEE: (A18-49: 3.7/9, 8.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 3.0/8, 7.4 Mil Total Viewers)

The penultimate SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE results show delivered a 2.3/7 among Adults 18-49, matching its performance last week. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE showed impressive growth compared to last week among Adults 18-34 (+9%, 2.4/7 vs. 2.2/7) and Total Viewers (+6%, 6.7 vs. 6.3 Mil.)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 2 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-49/18-34.

So far this season SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE shows growth over FOX's regular Fall'08 average in the Wednesday 8p hour by +9% among Adults 18-34 (2.5/8 vs. 2.3/8).

The Fall finale of GLEE at 9p posted a 3.7/9 among Adults 18-49, posting its highest rating so far this season. GLEE garnered its highest Teens EVER (including the post-American Idol telecast on 5/19/09).

Compared to its prior average so far this season, GLEE showed significant gains among Adults 18-49 (+12%, 3.7/9 vs. 3.3/9), Adults 18-34 (+11%, 4.0/11 vs. 3.6/11), Teens (+39%, 3.2/11 vs. 2.3/8) and Total Viewers (+13%, 8.1 vs. 7.2 Mil.)

GLEE was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34, out-delivering ABC's special encore of Shrek the Halls, The Middle, Modern Family, Cougar Town and the special Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People, CBS' Old Christine, Gary Unmarried, Criminal Minds and CSI: NY and NBC's Mercy, Law & Order: SVU and Jay Leno.

GLEE ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34.

So far this season GLEE shows strong growth compared to FOX's regular Fall'08 average in the Wednesday 9p hour, increasing +83% among Adults 18-49 (3.3/9 vs. 1.8/5), +125% among Adults 18-34 (3.6/11 vs. 1.6/5), +118% among Teens (2.4/9 vs. 1.1/4) and +49% in Total Viewers (7.3 vs. 4.9 Mil.)

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and No. 1 in Adults 18-34, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34. In fact, FOX outperformed its nearest competitor for the night by +28% among Adults 18-34 (3.2/9 vs. ABC's 2.5/7).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (A18-49: 3.1/9, 10.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (A18-49: 2.3/6, 6.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.7/8, 8.6 Mil Total Viewers)

At 8p BONES posted a 3.1/9 among Adults 18-49, matching its highest rating this season among Adults 18-49 (tied with its season premiere on 9/17/09) and delivering its highest ratings of the season among Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

In fact, BONES posted its highest telecast among Adults 18-34 since its Thursday premiere last season (1/22/09). It also delivered its highest Thursday telecast among Total Viewers in 10 months (since 2/5/09).

BONES gained +7% versus its telecast last week among Adults 18-49 (3.1/9 vs. 2.9/8), +8% in Adults 18-34 (2.6/8 vs. 2.4/7) and +10% in Total Viewers (10.9 vs. 9.9 Mil.). BONES outperformed its prior season average by +11% among Adults 18-49 (3.1/9 vs. 2.8/8), +13% among Adults 18-34 (2.6/8 vs. 2.3/7) and +12% in Total Viewers (10.9 vs. 9.7 Mil.)

BONES ranked No. 2 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

So far this Fall BONES outperforms its Thursday average last season by +4% among Adults 18-49 (2.8/8 vs. 2.7/8), +10% among Adults 18-34 (2.3/7 vs. 2.1/7) and +5% among Total Viewers (9.9 vs. 9.4 Mil).

Compared to FOX's Fall'08 time period performance with regular programming, BONES is up +65% among Adults 18-49 (2.8/8 vs. 1.7/5), +35% among Adults 18-34 (2.3/7 vs. 1.7/5) and +148% among Total Viewers (9.9 vs. 4.0 Mil).

FRINGE at 9p posted a 2.3/6 among Adults 18-49, matching its prior season average.

Compared to its prior season performance, FRINGE showed increases among Adults 18-34 (+12%, 1.9/6 vs. 1.7/5) and Total Viewers (+3%, 6.3 vs. 6.1 Mil.)

FRINGE ranked No. 3 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

So far this season FRINGE shows substantial gains compared to FOX's regular programming in the time period last Fall, increasing +21% among Adults 18-49 (2.3/6 vs. 1.9/5) and +42% in Total Viewers (6.1 vs. 4.3 Mil.)

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49, No. 3 among Adults 18-34 and No. 1 among Teens (tie). So far this season FOX's Thursday night outperforms its Thursday average last Fall (excluding sports) by +39% among Adults 18-49 (2.6/7 vs. 1.8/5) and +80% in Total Viewers (8.0 vs. 4.4 Mil.)

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 DOLLHOUSE (S): (A18-49: 1.0/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 DOLLHOUSE: (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.9/3, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

DOLLHOUSE at 8p ranked No. 4 in its hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. At 9p, a second telecast of DOLLHOUSE ranked No. 4 among Adults 18-49 and No. 3 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

FOX ranked No. 4 in its hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 3 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30 COPS: (A18-49: 1.7/6, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 COPS 2 (R): (A18-49: 1.9/6, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 AMW: (A18-49: 1.7/5, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.8/6, 5.4 Mil Total Viewers)

COPS at 8p and COPS 2 at 830p each ranked No. 1 in their respective half hours among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-34 (tie)/25-54 (tie at 830p) and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

At 9p, AMERICA'S MOST WANTED ranked No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34 (tie)/25-54 and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34/25-54 (tie) and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:16 BROTHERS (B): (A18-49: 0.5/1, 1.5 Mil Total Viewers)

7:16-7:29 BROTHERS: (A18-49: 0.8/2, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59 BROTHERS (S): (A18-49: 1.0/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 SIMPSONS: (A18-49: 3.2/8, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18-49: 3.0/7, 6.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 FAMILY GUY: (A18-49: 3.8/9, 7.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 AMERICAN DAD: (A18-49: 3.1/7, 6.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.5/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

THE SIMPSONS did a 3.2/8 among Adults 18-49 and in the 8p half hour ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Adults 18-34, Teens and Women 18-34. So far this season THE SIMPSONS has improved upon its Fall'08 average by +5% among Adults 18-49 (3.9/10 vs. 3.7/9), +5% among Adults 18-34 (4.6/13 vs. 4.4/13) and +3% in Total Viewers (8.2 vs. 8.0 Mil.)

At 8:30p THE CLEVELAND SHOW did a 3.0/7 among Adults 18-49. So far this season THE CLEVELAND SHOW has outperformed last year's King Of The Hill Fall average by +27% among Adults 18-49 (3.8/9 vs. 3.0/7), +31% among Adults 18-34 (4.6/13 vs. 3.5/9) and +20% in Total Viewers (7.7 vs. 6.4 Mil.)

THE CLEVELAND SHOW ranked No. 2 in its half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 in Teens.

At 9p FAMILY GUY did a 3.8/9 among Adults 18-49. For the 09/10 season FAMILY GUY has out-delivered its Fall'08 average by +13% among Adults 18-49 (4.3/10 vs. 3.8/9), +11% among Adults 18-34 (5.2/14 vs. 4.7/12) and +8% in Total Viewers (8.3 vs. 7.7 Mil.)

FAMILY GUY ranked No. 2 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 in Teens.

AMERICAN DAD at 9:30p did a 3.1/7 among Adults 18-49 and so far this season has outperformed last year's Fall delivery by +7% among Adults 18-49 (3.1/7 vs. 2.9/6), +6% among Adults 18-34 (3.8/10 vs. 3.6/9) and +3% in Total Viewers (6.2 vs. 6.0 Mil.)

AMERICAN DAD ranked No. 3 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

FOX ranked No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

FOX's 8-10p animation block showed significant increases compared to FOX's 8-10p average with regular programming last Fall and gained +12% among Adults 18-49 (3.7/9 vs. 3.3/8), +13% among Adults 18-34 (4.5/12 vs. 4.0/11) and +7% in Total Viewers (7.5 vs. 7.0 Mil.)

DECEMBER 7 - 13, 2009

TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18-49 ADULTS 18-34 VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX 2.2/6 FOX 2.1/7 FOX 6.2

ABC 2.0/6 ABC 1.6/5 ABC 6.8

CBS 2.7/8 CBS 1.9/6 CBS 10.6

NBC 2.8/8 NBC 2.3/7 NBC 8.8





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· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· BONES (FOX)
· BROTHERS (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· DOLLHOUSE (FOX)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· LIE TO ME (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)









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