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[12/22/09 - 08:05 AM]
FOX Dances to Victory Among Adults 18-34 as "So You Think You Can Dance" Crowns a Winner
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 14 - 20, 2009

FOX DANCES TO VICTORY AMONG ADULTS 18-34 AS "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" CROWNS A WINNER

The two night finale of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE combined with Saturday's stalwart line-up of COPS and AMERICA'S MOST WANTED to lead the network to rank No. 1 for the week among Adults 18-34 and Teens. 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 Tuesday, the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finale performance show delivered a 2.3/7 among Adults 18-49, which was up +2% in Total Viewers compared to last week and +7% versus its prior season average.

On Wednesday, the finale of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE in which Russell Ferguson was crowned the winner, delivered a 2.6/8 among Adults 18-49 and showed substantial growth compared to Tuesday's performance show including +13% among Adults 18-49, +18% among Adults 18-34 and +13% among Total Viewers.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE also showed impressive growth versus its prior Wednesday average including +13% among Adults 18-49, +8% among Adults 18-34 and +6% in Total Viewers.

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finale grew throughout the night and gained in its last half hour versus its first by +17% among Adults 18-49, +17% among Adults 18-34 and +17% in Total Viewers.

On Saturday, COPS and AMERICA'S MOST WANTED combined to rank No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, 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 12/06/09), FOX's dramas have shown significant increases among Adults 18-49 including:

09/10 Season thru 12/06 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change

House 5.4/14 6.7/16 +24%

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

Glee 3.3/9 4.1/10 +24%

Bones 2.8/8 3.5/10 +25%

Fringe 2.3/6 3.1/7 +35%

Dollhouse 0.9/3 1.3/4 +44%

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

Comparing Live+ Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 12/06/09), FOX's dramas have shown significant increases among Total Viewers including:

09/10 Season thru 12/06 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change

House 14.0 16.5 +18%

Lie to Me 7.5 8.8 +17%

Glee 7.2 8.9 +24%

Bones 9.7 11.5 +19%

Fringe 6.1 8.0 +31%

Dollhouse 2.2 3.0 +36%

Program Rankers

FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: THE SIMPSONS (No. 8), FAMILY GUY (No. 16) and THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 19).

FOX had 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: THE SIMPSONS (No. 3), FAMILY GUY (No. 5), CLEVELAND (No. 7), AMERICAN DAD (No. 11), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE � Wed (No. 13) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE � Tues (No. 20).

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: FAMILY GUY (No. 2), SIMPSONS (No. 4), CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 5), AMERICAN DAD (No. 6), HOUSE (No. 13), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE � Tues (No. 19 tie) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE � Wed (No. 19 tie)

FOX had 1 of the Top 20 programs in Total Viewers: THE SIMPSONS (No. 18).

Week 11/23/09-11/29/09: Live+7

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS - DECEMBER 14 - 20, 2009

MONDAY

8:00-9:01 HOUSE (R): (A18-49: 2.1/6, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00 LIE TO ME: (A18-49: 2.2/6, 6.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.2/6, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

In the 8p hour an encore HOUSE posted a 2.1/6 among Adults 18-49. HOUSE ranked No. 3 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 in Teens.

At 9p LIE TO ME did a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 2 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49 and Teens and No. 3 in Adults 18-34. Airing without its original HOUSE lead-in LIE TO ME retained 79% of its prior season average (2.8/7).

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

TUESDAY

8:00-9:01 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18-49: 2.3/7, 6.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:01 GORDON RAMSEY'S COOK-A-LONG (S): (A18-49: 1.7/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:01 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.0/6, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finale performance show did a 2.3/7 among Adults 18-49, on par with last week and its prior season average (2.4/6). SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was up in Total Viewers by +2% compared to last week (6.3 vs. 6.2 Mil) and +7% versus its prior season average (6.3 vs. 5.9 Mil.)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and No. 3 in Adults 18-34.

At 9p special GORDON RAMSAY COOK-A-LONG LIVE posted a 1.7/5 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 4 in Adults 18-34.

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:01 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18-49: 2.6/8, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

The finale of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE did a 2.6/8 among Adults 18-49 and showed substantial growth compared to Tuesday's performance show among Adults 18-49 (+13%, 2.6/8 vs. 2.3/7), Adults 18-34 (+18%, 2.6/8 vs. 2.2/7) and Total Viewers (+13%, 7.1 vs. 6.3 Mil.)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE also showed impressive growth versus its prior Wednesday average including +13% among Adults 18-49 (2.6/8 vs. 2.3/7), +8% among Adults 18-34 (2.6/8 vs. 2.4/7) and +6% in Total Viewers (7.1 vs. 6.7 Mil.)

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finale grew throughout the night and gained in its last half hour versus its first by +17% among Adults 18-49 (2.8 vs. 2.4), +17% among Adults 18-34 (2.8 vs. 2.4) and +17% in Total Viewers (7.6 vs. 6.5 Mil.)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE won its first hour from 8-9p among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

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

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES (R): (A18-49: 1.6/5, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE (R): (A18-49: 1.0/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.3/4, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

At 8p an encore BONES did a 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

An encore FRINGE at 9p did a 1.0/3 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 4 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 5 among Adults 18-34.

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 DOLLHOUSE (S): (A18-49: 0.7/3, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 DOLLHOUSE: (A18-49: 0.7/2, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.7/2, 2.1 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 Adults 18-34.

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30 COPS (R): (A18-49: 1.3/4, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 COPS 2 (R): (A18-49: 1.5/5, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 AMW: (A18-49: 1.6/5, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.5/5, 4.9 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 (tie at 830p)/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34 (tie at 830p)/25-54 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 18-49/18-34/25-54 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 and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

SUNDAY

7:00-8:00 NFL OVER-RUN: (A18-49: 10.9/33, 31.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:30 SIMPSONS (R): (A18-49: 3.8/10, 8.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 CLEVELAND SHOW (R): (A18-49: 2.8/7, 5.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 FAMILY GUY (R): (A18-49: 3.1/8, 6.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 AMERICAN DAD (R): (A18-49: 2.5/6, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 5.1/14, 13.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX's encore animated comedies combined with the NFL over-run to rank No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

FOX's 8-10p animation block outperformed its 8-10p animation lineup the same date last year (12/21/08) by +25% among Adults 18-49 (3.0/8 vs. 2.4/6), +26% among Adults 18-34 (3.4/10 vs. 2.7/8) and +14% in Total Viewers (6.4 vs. 5.6 Mil.)

FOX's 8-10p animation block is also showing 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.)

An encore of THE SIMPSONS did a 3.8/10 among Adults 18-49 and so far this season has improved upon its Fall'08 average by +5% among Adults 18-49 (3.9/10 vs. 3.7/9), +2% among Adults 18-34 (4.5/13 vs. 4.4/13) and +3% in Total Viewers (8.2 vs. 8.0 Mil.)

In the 8p half hour THE SIMPSONS ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8:30p THE CLEVELAND SHOW repeat did a 2.8/7 among Adults 18-49. So far this season THE CLEVELAND SHOW has outperformed last year's King Of The Hill Fall average by +23% among Adults 18-49 (3.7/9 vs. 3.0/7), +29% among Adults 18-34 (4.5/12 vs. 3.5/9) and +17% in Total Viewers (7.5 vs. 6.4 Mil.)

THE CLEVELAND SHOW ranked No. 3 in its half hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie).

At 9p an encore FAMILY GUY did a 3.1/8 among Adults 18-49. For the 09/10 season FAMILY GUY has out-delivered its Fall'08 average by +11% among Adults 18-49 (4.2/10 vs. 3.8/9), +9% among Adults 18-34 (5.1/13 vs. 4.7/12) and +6% in Total Viewers (8.2 vs. 7.7 Mil.)

FAMILY GUY ranked No. 3 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and Teens and No. 2 in Adults 18-34.

An AMERICAN DAD repeat at 9:30p did a 2.5/6 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), +3% among Adults 18-34 (3.7/10 vs. 3.6/9) and +2% in Total Viewers (6.1 vs. 6.0 Mil.)

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

DECEMBER 14 - 20, 2009

TOTAL PRIMETIME

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

FOX 2.4/7 FOX 2.2/7 FOX 6.7

ABC 1.4/4 ABC 1.1/3 ABC 4.9

CBS 3.0/9 CBS 2.0/7 CBS 11.5

NBC 2.4/7 NBC 2.1/7 NBC 7.3





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· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· BONES (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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