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[04/17/12 - 12:13 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week, Ranks #1 on 5 of 7 Nights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 9 - 15, 2012

FOX WINS THE WEEK, RANKS #1 ON 5 OF 7 NIGHTS

AMERICAN IDOL Posts The #1 and #2 Shows Of The Week Among Adults 18-49

FOX Claims 10 of the Top 20 Shows Among Adults 18-34

FOX posted a strong weekly victory last week, topping the ratings among Adults 18-49 on 5 of 7 nights, and winning the week among Adults 18-34 and Teens. Averaging a 2.4/7 in the core adult demo, FOX beat the No. 2 network in Adults 18-49 (CBS) by +14% and dominated the No. 2 network among young adults (NBC) by +46% (1.9 vs. 1.3) last week.

Season to date, FOX remains No. 1 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. Key highlights from last week include:

· AMERICAN IDOL Wednesday and Thursday were the No. 1 and No. 2 programs of the week among Adults 18-49 and outperformed NBC's "The Voice" for the fifth consecutive in both the core adult demo and Total Viewers.

· FOX ranked No. 1 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday among Adults 18-49 last week.

· FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 1), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 2), NEW GIRL (No. 16) and GLEE (No. 18).

· 10 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 1), NEW GIRL (No. 3), GLEE (No. 6), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 8), FAMILY GUY (No. 9), THE CLEVELAND SHOW 930P (No. 10 tie), THE SIMPSONS (No. 10 tie), BOB'S BURGERS (No. 16 tie), RAISING HOPE (No. 16 tie) and BONES (No. 20).

· 11 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 1 tie), GLEE (No. 1 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 3), THE CLEVELAND SHOW 930P (No. 5), FAMILY GUY (No. 6), THE SIMPSONS (No. 7), NEW GIRL (No. 9), BOB'S BURGERS (No. 11), TOUCH (No. 17 tie), RAISING HOPE (No. 17 tie) and THE CLEVELAND SHOW 730P (No. 20).

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 2) and AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 4).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 HOUSE: (Adults 18-49: 1.9/5, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.1/6, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

With originals of BONES and HOUSE, FOX ranked No. 4 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 3 among Adults 18-34.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 GLEE: (A18 49: 2.7/8, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 NEW GIRL: (A18 49: 2.8/7, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 RAISING HOPE: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.5/7, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 on Tuesday night in Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens. Among Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed the No. 2 network (NBC) by +47% for the night (2.8/9 vs. 1.9/6). In fact, FOX has now ranked No. 2 for 13 consecutive Tuesday nights among Adults 18-34.

At 8pm the return of GLEE posted 2.7/8 in Adults 18-49. In Adults 18-34 GLEE grew +4% from its rating for its last telecast. GLEE was the highest rated program of the night in Teens and No. 2 (tie) in Adults 18-34 behind NEW GIRL. GLEE won the 8pm hour in Adults 18-34, Women 18-49 and Teens and ranked No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

NEW GIRL followed at 9pm with a 2.8/7, up +22% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 and +32% in Adults 18-34 (3.3 vs. 2.5). NEW GIRL was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34 and No. 2 in Teens behind GLEE. NEW GIRL won the 9pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-49.

RAISING HOPE posted 1.8/5, up +13% from the previous week's 8pm airing among Adults 18-49 and +50% in Adults 18-34 (2.1 vs. 1.4). RAISING HOPE ranked No. 2 in its half hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 5.0/14, 16.8 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens. The network beat its nearest competitor for the night by +85% in Adults 18-49 (5.0 vs. 2.7 for CBS), +84% in Adults 18-34 (3.5 vs. 1.9 for ABC) and by +58% in Total Viewers (16.8 vs. 10.6 for CBS). FOX has now won 13 Wednesdays in a row in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

The 'Top 7 Finalists Perform' telecast of AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 5.0/14, up +2% from the previous week (4.9) in Adults 18-49.

AMERICAN IDOL outperformed Monday's telecast of The Voice by the biggest margin yet and for the fifth week in a row among Adults 18-49 (+25%, 5.0 vs. 4.0), and beat Monday's The Voice for the first time this season among Adults 18-34. AMERICAN IDOL also outperformed The Voice for the fifth week in a row in Total Viewers (+60%, 16.8 vs. 10.5 Mil.)

AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens and outperformed the No. 2 program of the night by +19% in Adults 18-49 (5.0 vs. 4.2 for Modern Family), +3% among Adults 18-34 (3.5 vs. 3.4 for Modern Family) and +42% in Total Viewers (16.8 vs. 11.8 Mil for Criminal Minds).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.3/13, 15.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 TOUCH: (Adults 18-49: 2.3/6, 8.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.3/9, 12.0 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Thursday night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens. FOX beat its nearest competitor for the night by +38% in Adults 18-49 (3.3 vs. 2.4 for CBS) and +40% in Adults 18-34 (2.1 vs. 1.5 for ABC) and +36% in Total Viewers (12.0 vs. 8.8 for CBS). FOX has now ranked No. 1 for 13 Thursdays in a row in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

AMERICAN IDOL (1 of 7 voted off) posted a 4.3/13, up +10% from the previous week. AMERICAN IDOL was also up +10% versus the previous week in Total Viewers (15.8 vs. 14.3 Mil.).

AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens and outperformed the No. 2 program of the night in Adults 18-49 by +39% (4.3 vs. 3.1 for Big Bang Theory repeat at 9pm) and Total Viewers by +55% (15.8 vs. 10.2 Mil for Big Bang Theory repeat at 9pm).

AMERICAN IDOL results show bested both The Voice's performance show on Monday in Adults 18-49 (+8%, vs. 4.0/11) and its results show on Tuesday (+23% vs. 3.5/9) in Adults 18-49 and also in Total Viewers (+50% vs. The Voice performance, 15.8 vs. 10.5 Mil and +76% vs. The Voice results, 15.8 vs. 9.0 Mil).

AMERICAN IDOL won its 8pm hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers and outperformed its nearest competitors in the hour by +54% in Adults 18-49 (4.3 vs. 2.8 for Big Bang Theory rpt/Rules of Engagement) and +74% in Total Viewers (15.8 vs. 9.1 Mil for Big Bang Theory rpt/Rules of Engagement.)

At 9p TOUCH posted a 2.3/6, the same as the previous week among Adults 18-49 (4/5/12, 2.3/6), and was up +14% in Total Viewers (8.2 vs. 7.2 Mil).

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 THE FINDER: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/3, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked fourth on Friday among Adults 18-49 with THE FINDER and FRINGE.

SATURDAY

7:48-10:57 NASCAR: TEXAS 500 (S): (A18 49: 2.0/7, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

10:57-11:07 TEXAS 500: WINNER'S CIRCLE (S): (A18 49: 1.7/6, 5.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.0/7, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34 with NASCAR: TEXAS 500.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18 49: 1.1/4, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 THE CLEVELAND SHOW (R): (A18 49: 1.2/4, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18 49: 2.3/7, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BOB'S BURGERS: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY (R): (A18 49: 2.2/6, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 CLEVELAND (S): (A18 49: 2.1/5, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens. FOX had the four highest rated programs of the night among Adults 18-34 (FAMILY GUY, CLEVELAND, THE SIMPSONS and BOB'S BURGERS).

At 7pm an encore THE SIMPSONS delivered a 1.1/4 in Adults 18-49 followed by an encore of THE CLEVELAND SHOW, which posted a 1.2/4.

THE SIMPSONS at 8pm posted 2.3/7 and won the 8pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8:30pm BOB'S BURGERS delivered a 1.9/5, up +12% from two weeks ago (4/1/12, 1.7/4). BOB'S BURGERS ranked No. 1 in the half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

An encore FAMILY GUY (2.2/6) won its half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-34.

At 9:30pm, a special THE CLEVELAND SHOW posted a 2.1/5, up +75% from its last original two weeks ago (4/1/12 at 730p, 1.2/4) and ranked No. 1 in its half hour among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

APRIL 9 - 15, 2012

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.4/7 FOX 1.9/7 FOX 7.5
ABC 1.8/5 ABC 1.2/4 ABC 7.3
CBS 2.1/6 CBS 1.2/4 CBS 9.2
NBC 1.7/5 NBC 1.3/4 NBC 5.3

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/1/12) among Adults 18-49:

11/12 Season through 4/1 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
TERRA NOVA 2.5/6 3.6/9 +44%
HOUSE 2.7/7 4.0/10 +48%
ALCATRAZ 2.3/5 3.4/8 +48%
GLEE 3.2/9 4.6/13 +44%
NEW GIRL 3.4/9 5.0/13 +47%
RAISING HOPE 2.2/6 2.9/8 +32%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 5.7/16 6.8/19 +19%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 3.8/10 4.4/12 +16%
I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER 1.8/5 2.1/6 +17%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 5.1/14 6.1/17 +20%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 3.7/10 4.2/12 +14%
THE FINDER 2.2/6 2.9/7 +32%
BONES 2.8/7 3.9/10 +39%
TOUCH 3.0/8 3.8/10 +27%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.5/5 1.9/6 +27%
FRINGE 1.2/4 2.0/6 +67%
THE SIMPSONS 3.1/8 3.6/9 +16%
BOB'S BURGERS 1.9/5 2.1/6 +11%
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE 2.4/6 2.8/7 +17%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.8/5 2.1/6 +17%
FAMILY GUY 3.1/7 4.1/10 +32%
AMERICAN DAD 2.3/5 2.8/6 +22%

11/12 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/1/12) among Total Viewers:

11/12 Season thru 4/1 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
TERRA NOVA 7.6 10.1 +33%
HOUSE 7.5 10.1 +34%
ALCATRAZ 7.0 9.6 +36%
GLEE 7.8 10.7 +37%
NEW GIRL 7.0 9.7 +38%
RAISING HOPE 4.9 6.4 +29%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 18.4 20.8 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 11.4 12.7 +11%
I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER 4.8 5.3 +11%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 17.0 19.4 +14%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 11.4 12.6 +11%
THE FINDER 6.7 8.5 +27%
BONES 8.9 11.9 +34%
TOUCH 10.4 12.6 +22%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.6 4.3 +20%
FRINGE 3.1 4.8 +56%
THE SIMPSONS 6.5 7.5 +15%
BOB'S BURGERS 4.0 4.4 +10%
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE 5.1 5.8 +13%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.8 4.4 +15%
FAMILY GUY 6.1 7.9 +29%
AMERICAN DAD 4.7 5.5 +18%

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation and the leading broadcast television network among Adults 18-49. FOX finished the 2010-2011 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the seventh consecutive year - a feat that has never been achieved in broadcast history - while continuing 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.





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· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BOB'S BURGERS (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FINDER, THE (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TOUCH (FOX)





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