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[11/01/11 - 10:42 AM]
FOX Wins Three Weeks Straight and Remains Only Network to Gain in Both Ratings and Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 24 - 30, 2011

FOX WINS THREE WEEKS STRAIGHT AND REMAINS ONLY NETWORK TO GAIN IN BOTH RATINGS AND VIEWERS

Network Dominates Week With 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES, THE X FACTOR and THE SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR

FOX earned its third consecutive weekly victory last week and remains the only broadcast network to post a year-over-year gain among both Adults 18-49 (+16%) and Total Viewers (+18%). Averaging a 3.9/11 rating for the week, FOX widened its lead as this fall's No. 1 network among Adults 18-49 outperformed the No. 2 network (CBS) by +39% --- more than a full rating point advantage.

With an astounding seven-game 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES, THE X FACTOR's very first live performance show and the scarily strong 22nd installment of THE SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR, FOX also won the week among Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

Key weekly highlights include:

· The first THE X FACTOR live performance show gave FOX the Tuesday win and posted the highest-rated Tuesday night on any network so far this season.

· THE X FACTOR delivered a 4.4/12 among Adults 18-49, up +13% in the core adult demo and up +16% in Total Viewers versus the previous Tuesday.

· THE X FACTOR tied its series premiere rating among Adults 18-49 and was the No. 1 program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

· THE X FACTOR grew +32% in the core adult demo from its first half hour to its last.

· Game 7 of the 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES drew 25.4 million viewers and is the highest-rated, most-watched game since 2004, when the Boston Red Sox ended their historic World Series drought in Game 4 with 28.8 million viewers.

· Game 7 was FOX's single most watched Friday night program in FOX history and gave the network its highest-rated Friday night in more than 15 years among Adults 18-49 (since 10/11/96).

· The complete 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES on FOX averaged 16.6 million viewers, up an impressive +19% over last year's 14.3 million viewers. In addition, the 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES posted year-to-year double-digit increases across all key male and adult categories: Men 12-17 (+30%); Men 18-34 (+24%), Men 18-49 (+17%); Men 25-54 (+16%); Adults 18-34 (+27%); Adults 18-49 (+23%); and Adults 25-54 (+21%).

· FOX closed the week on Sunday with THE SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR XXII, which posted a 4.0/10 among Adults 18-49 -- up +8% from last year's 'Treehouse of Horror' episode (3.7/9 on 11/7/10). In addition, THE SIMPSONS gained +33% week over week and achieved its highest rated telecast in almost 10 months among Adults 18-49 (since 1/9/11).

Weekly Program Rankers

FOX had 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 2), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 3), THE X FACTOR-TUE SP (No. 8), WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 10) and THE SIMPSONS (No. 14).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 2), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 3), SIMPSONS (No. 4), FAMILY GUY (No. 5), WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 9), THE X FACTOR TUE SP (No. 11), ALLEN GREGORY (No. 18 tie), and THE SIMPSONS 730P SP (No. 18 tie).

FOX had 9 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 2), THE SIMPSONS (No. 3), THE X FACTOR TUE (No. 4 tie), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 4 tie), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 6), FAMILY GUY (No. 7), THE SIMPSONS 730P SP (No. 11), ALLEN GREGORY (No. 12), and WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 19).

FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 1), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 3), WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 10), and THE X FACTOR TUE SP (No. 14).

Nightly and Program Highlights - October 24 - 30, 2011

MONDAY

7:30-8:02 WORLD SERIES PRE-GAME 5 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.3/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-11:40 WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (S): (Adults 18-49: 4.2/11, 14.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.9/10, 13.5 Mil Total Viewers

From 8:02-11:40p the MLB WORLD SERIES GAME 5: ST. LOUIS at TEXAS (S) posted a 4.2/11 among Adults 18-49. FOX ranked #2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and #1 among Adults 18-34 and all key male demos.

TUESDAY

8:00-10:30 THE X FACTOR-TUE SP (S): (Adults 18-49: 4.4/12, 12.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens and posted the highest rated Tuesday on any network so far this season among Adults 18-49.

THE X FACTOR posted a 4.4/12 among Adults 18-49, up +13% from last Tuesday (3.9/10) and up +16% in Total Viewers (12.1 vs. 10.4 Mil.)

THE X FACTOR posted its highest Adults 18-49 rating since its debut on 9/21/11 (4.4/12) and its highest Adults 25-54 rating ever (5.2/12).

From its first half hour to its last THE X FACTOR grew +32% in Adults 18-49 (half hours: 3.7 > 4.2 > 4.5 > 4.5 > 4.9).

THE X FACTOR was the No. 1 program of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00 GLEE (RS): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 GLEE (RS): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers

Airing in place of a rained-out MLB World Series Game 6, encores of GLEE posted a 0.7/2 in both the 8p and 9p hours. FOX ranked #4 (tie) for the night in Adults 18-49.

THURSDAY

7:30-8:02 WORLD SERIES PRE-GAME 6 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.7/6, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-12:43 WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (S): (Adults 18-49: 6.5/18, 21.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 5.6/15, 19.3 Mil Total Viewers

From 8:02p-12:43a the MLB WORLD SERIES GAME 6: TEXAS at ST. LOUIS (S) posted a 6.5/18 among Adults 18-49. FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54 and Teens.

FRIDAY

7:30-8:02 WORLD SERIES PRE-GAME 7 (S): (Adults 18-49: 2.1/8, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-11:29 WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (S): (Adults 18-49: 7.4/22, 25.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 7.1/22, 24.9 Mil Total Viewers

From 8:02-11:29p the MLB WORLD SERIES GAME 7: TEXAS at ST. LOUIS (S) posted a 7.4/22 among Adults 18-49. FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54 and Teens.

FOX posted its highest rated Friday night in over 15 years among Adults 18-49 (since 10/11/96) and highest ever among Total Viewers.

SATURDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.5/5, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

A special AMERICA'S MOST WANTED led FOX to a #2 rank among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 THE CLEVELAND SHOW (R): (A18 49: 1.2/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 THE SIMPSONS (RS): (A18 49: 2.5/7, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18 49: 4.0/10, 8.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 ALLEN GREGORY (P): (A18 49: 2.4/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY: (A18 49: 3.2/7, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18 49: 2.4/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.6/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and #2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8p THE SIMPSONS' TREEHOUSE OF HORROR XXII posted a 4.0/10 in Adults 18-49, up +33% from its performance four weeks ago (10/2/11, 3.0/8) and up +8% from last year's 'Treehouse of Horror' episode (3.7/9 on 11/7/10).

THE SIMPSONS achieved its highest rated telecast in almost 10 months among Adults 18-49 (since 1/9/11).

THE SIMPSONS ranked #2 in the 8p half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens and outperformed week two of ABC's Once Upon A Time in head to head competition in the 8p half-hour by +5% (4.0 vs. 3.8)

The series debut of ALLEN GREGORY posted a 2.4/6 in Adults 18-49.

At 9p FAMILY GUY posted a 3.2/7 in Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in its half-hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW at 9:30p posted 2.4/5 in Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in the 9:30p half-hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

In the 7p hour encores of THE CLEVELAND SHOW and THE SIMPSONS posted 1.2/3 and 2.5/7, respectively.

OCTOBER 24 - 30, 2011

TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX 3.9/11 FOX 3.5/11 FOX 12.6

ABC 2.5/7 ABC 1.8/6 ABC 8.9

CBS 2.8/8 CBS 1.7/5 CBS 11.0

NBC 2.3/6 NBC 2.0/6 NBC 6.5

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/16/11) among Adults 18-49:

11/12 Season thru 10/16 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
HOUSE 3.3/8 4.3/10 +30%
TERRA NOVA 3.0/7 4.1/10 +37%
GLEE 3.8/11 5.0/14 +32%
NEW GIRL 4.5/11 6.0/15 +33%
RAISING HOPE 2.9/7 3.8/9 +31%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 4.2/11 4.8/13 +14%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 4.0/11 4.6/13 +15%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.6/6 2.0/7 +25%
FRINGE 1.3/4 2.1/6 +62%
THE SIMPSONS 3.4/9 3.9/10 +15%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 2.9/7 3.2/8 +10%
FAMILY GUY 3.8/9 4.7/11 +24%
AMERICAN DAD 2.9/6 3.3/7 +14%

11/12 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/16/11) among Total Viewers:

11/12 Season thru 10/16 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
HOUSE 8.3 10.6 +28%
TERRA NOVA 8.5 11.3 +33%
GLEE 8.7 11.6 +33%
NEW GIRL 9.4 12.2 +30%
RAISING HOPE 6.4 8.0 +25%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 12.1 13.7 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 11.9 13.4 +13%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.9 4.7 +21%
FRINGE 3.2 4.8 +50%
THE SIMPSONS 7.1 8.0 +13%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 5.8 6.4 +10%
FAMILY GUY 7.3 8.9 +22%
AMERICAN DAD 5.8 6.6 +14%





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· ALLEN GREGORY (FOX)
· AMERICAN DAD (FOX)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TERRA NOVA (FOX)
· X FACTOR, THE (FOX)











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