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[05/08/12 - 11:28 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratngs - Network Ranks No. 1 Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens for Fourth Consecutive Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 30 - MAY 6, 2012

FOX RANKS NO. 1 AMONG ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 18-34 AND TEENS FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK

AMERICAN IDOL Tops "The Voice" For Eighth Consecutive Week

For the fourth consecutive week, FOX ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. Powered by its Tuesday comedy block, two nights of AMERICAN IDOL and UFC on FOX, the network averaged a 2.2/7 in the core adult demo last week and continues to rank No. 1 for the season among Adults 18-49.

Last week also marked the eighth consecutive week that AMERICAN IDOL has out-rated NBC's The Voice among both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers. Key highlights from last week include:

· FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 1), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 4) and FAMILY GUY (No. 17).

· 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FAMILY GUY (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 4), AMERICAN DAD (No. 7 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 7 tie), NEW GIRL (No. 15), THE SIMPSONS (No. 16 tie), GLEE (No. 16 tie) and BOB'S BURGERS (No. 18).

· 10 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (No. 1 tie), FAMILY GUY (No. 1 tie), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 3), GLEE (No. 4), AMERICAN DAD (No. 5), THE SIMPSONS (No. 8), NEW GIRL (No. 12), BOB'S BURGERS (No. 14), HOUSE (No. 17 tie) and TOUCH (No. 17 tie).

· 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: 2.0/6, 7.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 HOUSE: (Adults 18-49: 2.1/5, 6.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/5, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX aired BONES (2.0/6) at 8pm, followed by HOUSE (2.1/5) at 9pm on Monday.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 GLEE: (A18 49: 2.5/8, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:31 NEW GIRL: (A18 49: 2.2/6, 4.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 NEW GIRL (RS): (A18 49: 1.4/4, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.1/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

On Tuesday, FOX won the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked third among Adults 18-49. Among Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed NBC, the night's No. 2 network, by +24% (2.1 vs. 1.7). FOX has ranked No. 1 for 16 consecutive Tuesday nights among Adults 18-34.

At 8pm GLEE posted a 2.5/8 and was the highest rated program of the night in Teens.

NEW GIRL followed with a 2.2/6. In addition, it was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34. At 9:30p a special encore of NEW GIRL delivered a 1.4/4.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.7/14, 16.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens, and all key demos. FOX beat its nearest competitor on the night (CBS) by +81% among Adults 18-49 (4.7/14 vs. 2.6/7) and +64% among Total Viewers (16.7 vs. 10.2 Mil). FOX has now won 16 consecutive Wednesdays among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Teens.

The 'Top 5 Finalists Perform' telecast of AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 4.7/14 with Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL outperformed Monday's telecast of The Voice for the eighth straight week among Adults 18-49 (+34%) and for the 13th straight week in Total Viewers (+76%). AMERICAN IDOL-Wed is now the highest rated entertainment program of the season beating The Voice (including the post-Super Bowl telecast.)

AMERICAN IDOL was the No. 1 program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Teens, outperforming the night's No. 2 program by +15% among Adults 18-49 (4.7 vs. 4.1 for ABC's Modern Family) and +45% among Total Viewers (16.7 vs. 11.5 Mil for CBS' Criminal Minds).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (Adults 18-49: 4.0/13, 15.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 TOUCH: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/6, 6.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.0/9, 11.1 Mil Total Viewers)

On Thursday, FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Teens, outperforming its nearest competitor by +3% among Adults 18-49 (3.0 vs. 2.9 for CBS) and +25% in Adults 18-34 (2.0 vs. 1.6 for both ABC and CBS.) FOX has now ranked No. 1 for 16 consecutive Thursdays among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and Teens.

AMERICAN IDOL (1 of 5 voted off) posted a 4.0/13 among Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL was the No. 1 program of the night among Total Viewers and Teens. IDOL outperformed the night's No. 2 program, CBS' Big Bang Theory by +12% among Total Viewers (15.6 vs.13.9 Mil).

The AMERICAN IDOL results show outperformed The Voice's performance show on Monday by +14% among Adults 18-49 (4.0 vs. 3.5) and +64% among Total Viewers (15.6 vs. 9.5 Mil) and outperformed The Voice's results show on Tuesday by +29% among Adults 18-49 (4.0 vs. 3.1) and +75% among Total Viewers (15.6 vs. 8.9 Mil).

At 9p, TOUCH delivered a 2.0/6, up +5% from the previous week (1.9/5). TOUCH was also up versus the previous week in Total Viewers by +5% (6.7 vs. 6.4 Mil.) and ranked No. 1 in its hour among Teens.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 THE FINDER: (Adults 18-49: 1.0/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/3, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

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

SATURDAY

8:00-10:10 UFC ON FOX (S): (A18 49: 1.2/4, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Saturday night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 with UFC ON FOX.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18 49: 1.1/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59 THE CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18 49: 1.4/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:31 THE SIMPSONS: (A18 49: 2.2/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 BOB'S BURGERS: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY: (A18 49: 2.7/7, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 AMERICAN DAD: (A18 49: 2.3/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in Adults 18-34, Teens, Men 18-49 and ranked #3 in Adults 18-49.

At 7p an encore of THE SIMPSONS did 1.1/4 followed by an original THE CLEVELAND SHOW which posted 1.4/4. THE CLEVELAND SHOW ranked #1 in its half hour in Adults 18-34 (tie) and Teens.

THE SIMPSONS at 8p did 2.2/6 and ranked #1 in the half hour among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34.

At 8:30p BOB'S BURGERS did 1.8/5 and won the half hour in Men 18-34.

FAMILY GUY posted 2.7/7. FAMILY GUY was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34, Teens and key male demos.

AMERICAN DAD at 9:30p did 2.3/6, up 15% from five weeks ago (4/1/12, 2.0/5). AMERICAN DAD was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34, Teens and key male demos (behind FAMILY GUY) and won its half hour in those same demos.

APRIL 30 - MAY 6, 2012

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.2/7 FOX 1.9/7 FOX 6.8
ABC 2.0/6 ABC 1.4/5 ABC 7.7
CBS 2.2/7 CBS 1.3/4 CBS 10.1
NBC 1.6/5 NBC 1.2/4 NBC 5.1

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 4/22/12) among Adults 18-49:

11/12 Season through 4/22 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
TERRA NOVA 2.5/6 3.6/9 +44%
HOUSE 2.6/7 3.8/10 +46%
ALCATRAZ 2.3/5 3.4/8 +48%
GLEE 3.2/9 4.5/13 +41%
NEW GIRL 3.3/9 4.8/13 +45%
RAISING HOPE 2.2/6 2.9/8 +32%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 5.5/15 6.5/18 +18%
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 4.9/14 5.8/17 +18%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 3.7/10 4.2/12 +14%
THE FINDER 1.9/5 2.5/7 +32%
BONES 2.6/7 3.6/10 +38%
TOUCH 2.5/7 3.2/9 +28%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.5/5 1.9/6 +27%
FRINGE 1.1/3 1.9/6 +73%
THE SIMPSONS 3.0/8 3.5/9 +17%
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 4/22/12) among Total Viewers:

11/12 Season thru 4/22 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
TERRA NOVA 7.6 10.1 +33%
HOUSE 7.3 9.8 +35%
ALCATRAZ 7.0 9.6 +36%
GLEE 7.6 10.5 +38%
NEW GIRL 6.7 9.4 +39%
RAISING HOPE 4.8 6.2 +29%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 18.1 20.3 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 11.4 12.7 +11%
I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER 4.8 5.3 +11%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 16.7 18.9 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 11.4 12.6 +11%
THE FINDER 5.9 7.5 +29%
BONES 8.5 11.2 +33%
TOUCH 8.7 10.7 +23%
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 (FOX)
· 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)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TOUCH (FOX)









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