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[05/21/13 - 09:27 AM]
FOX Wins Season Among Adults 18-34 and Teens; and Ranks #2 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 13 - MAY 19, 2013

FOX WINS SEASON AMONG ADULTS 18-34 AND TEENS; AND RANKS #2 AMONG ADULTS 18-49

"THE FOLLOWING" is #1 New Show of Season Among Adults 18-49

"THE MINDY PROJECT" is #1 New Show Among Young Women

"AMERICAN IDOL" Remains a Top 5 Show Among Adults 18-49 In Its 12th Season

"NEW GIRL" Ranks As Top 5 Comedy Among Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34

"HELL'S KITCHEN" is TV's #1 Cooking Show Among Adults 18-49

FOX Is #1 Social TV Network

As the 2012-13 broadcast season comes to a close, FOX ranks #1 among Adults 18-34 for its 11th consecutive year, #1 among Teens for its 13th consecutive season, as well as, #2 among Adults 18-49. AMERICAN IDOL in its 12th season is still a Top 5 show among Adults 18-49, while freshman series, THE FOLLOWING surpassed NBC's Revolution as TV's # 1 new show among Adults 18-49 and THE MINDY PROJECT ranks as the # 1 new comedy among Young Women. NEW GIRL ranks as a Top 5 Comedy among Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34. In addition, GLEE and FAMILY GUY tie as the #1 comedy among Teens and HELL'S KITCHEN is TV's highest-rated cooking series. FOX is also the #1 Social Broadcast Network.

Last week, FOX's week was highlighted by strong performances from AMERICAN IDOL, HELL'S KITCHEN. NEW GIRL, THE MINDY PROJECT and the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE premiere leading the network to rank No. 1 for the week among Adults 18-34 and No. 2 among Adults 18-49 and Teens.

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 HELL'S KITCHEN (S): (A18 49: 1.8/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 HELL'S KITCHEN (S): (A18 49: 1.7/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

Back-to-back specials of HELL'S KITCHEN delivered a 1.8/5 in Adults 18-49 at 8p and a 1.7/5 at 9p.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (P): (A18-49: 1.9/6, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 NEW GIRL: (A18-49: 2.1/6, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT: (A18-49: 1.3/4, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.8/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night in Adults 18-34.

The premiere of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE posted a 1.9/6 in Adults 18-49 and was up +19% from last summer's finale in Adults 18-49 (1.6/5).

At 9p, the season finale of NEW GIRL (2.1/6) ranked as the second highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-34.

At 9:30p, THE MINDY PROJECT's season finale delivered a 1.3/4 in Adults 18-49.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:01 AMERICAN IDOL: (A18 49: 3.0/10, 12.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (S): (A18-49: 2.3/6, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.6/8, 9.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Total Viewers, Teens and key demos. This marked the 18th straight Wednesday night win for FOX.

AMERICAN IDOL (3.0/10) improved +3% over the previous Wednesday (2.9/8). AMERICAN IDOL was up +15% from the previous week's comparable 8-9p hour among Adults 18-49 (3.0/10 vs. 2.6/8). AMERICAN IDOL was the highest rated program of the night among Total Viewers and Women 25-54, ranking No. 2 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and Teens. American Idol ranked No. 1 in its 8pm hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos.

Night two of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (2.3/6) grew +21% from Tuesday's premiere in Adults 18-49 (1.9/6) and ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-34.

THURSDAY

8:00-10:08 AMERICAN IDOL: (A18 49: 3.6/11, 14.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers. AMERICAN IDOL was the night's No. 2 program among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers.

The AMERICAN IDOL finale (3.6/11, 14.3 million Total Viewers) delivered its highest Adults 18-49 rating in almost two months (since 3/20/13) and its highest Total Viewers delivery in almost three months (since 2/20/13). AMERICAN IDOL won its 8-10pm time period among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 (tie), Teens, Total Viewers and female demos. AMERICAN IDOL's finale was up +24% from the previous week among Adults 18-49 (3.6/11 vs. 2.9/10) and +23% in Total Viewers (14.3 Mil. vs. 11.6 Mil.).

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (R): (A18 49: 0.7/3, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 BONES (RS): (A18 49: 0.6/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 0.6/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 4 among Adults 18-49 with repeats of KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (0.7/3) and BONES (0.6/2).

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30 COPS (R): (A18-49: 0.7/3, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:01 COPS 2 (R): (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-9:30 COPS (RS): (A18-49: 0.9/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 COPS (RS): (A18-49: 0.9/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX placed No. 1 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie) with repeats of COPS at 8p (0.7/3), 8:30p (0.8/3), 9p (0.9/3) and 9:30p (0.9/3).

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 THE CLEVELAND SHOW (S): (A18-49: 1.0/3, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 THE CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18-49: 1.1/4, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18-49: 1.9/6, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 THE SIMPSONS (S): (A18-49: 2.1/6, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY: (A18-49: 2.6/7, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 FAMILY GUY (S): (A18-49: 2.5/7, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.9/6, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 on Sunday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens, taking the No. 1 spot among Men 18-34. FAMILY GUY at 9p was the No. 1 program of the night among Adults 18-34.

Following a special original of THE CLEVELAND SHOW at 7p (1.0/3), CLEVELAND's 7:30p finale (1.1/4) was up +10% from the previous week (1.0/4).

Back-to-back episodes of THE SIMPSONS delivered a 1.9/6 at 8p and a 2.1/6 at 8:30p.

FAMILY GUY at 9p posted a 2.6/7, up +8% week-to-week among Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.4/7). At 9:30p, a special FAMILY GUY (2.5/7) was up +4% from the previous week's 9p telecast (2.4/7).

MAY 13 - 19, 2013

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 1.9/6 FOX 1.6/6 FOX 5.8
ABC 2.0/6 ABC 1.5/5 ABC 7.5
CBS 1.7/5 CBS 1.0/4 CBS 7.9
NBC 1.7/5 NBC 1.3/5 NBC 5.5

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 5/5/13) among Adults 18-49:

12/13 Season through 5/5 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
BONES 2.2/6 3.0/8 +36%
THE MOB DOCTOR 1.0/2 1.3/3 +30%
THE FOLLOWING 2.6/7 4.3/11 +65%
HELL'S KITCHEN 2.0/6 2.7/8 +35%
RAISING HOPE 1.6/5 2.1/6 +31%
BEN AND KATE 1.3/4 1.6/4 +23%
NEW GIRL 2.3/6 3.7/10 +61%
THE MINDY PROJECT 1.6/4 2.2/6 +38%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 4.0/11 4.8/13 +20%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.1/9 3.6/10 +16%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 3.7/11 4.4/13 +19%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 2.9/8 3.4/10 +17%
GLEE 2.3/6 3.5/10 +52%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.1/4 1.5/5 +36%
FRINGE 1.0/3 1.6/5 +60%
TOUCH 0.7/2 1.0/3 +43%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.4/4 1.6/5 +14%
THE SIMPSONS 2.6/7 3.0/8 +15%
BOB'S BURGERS 2.0/5 2.3/6 +15%
FAMILY GUY 2.8/7 3.7/9 +32%
AMERICAN DAD 2.2/5 2.7/6 +23%

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 5/5/13) among Total Viewers:

12/13 Season thru 5/5 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
BONES 7.8 10.1 +31%
THE MOB DOCTOR 3.6 4.6 +29%
THE FOLLOWING 8.0 11.9 +49%
HELL'S KITCHEN 4.8 6.3 +29%
RAISING HOPE 3.8 4.8 +25%
BEN AND KATE 2.8 3.4 +21%
NEW GIRL 4.3 6.7 +55%
THE MINDY PROJECT 3.1 4.1 +33%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 13.6 15.4 +13%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 8.6 9.9 +15%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 13.1 14.8 +13%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 8.5 9.7 +14%
GLEE 5.9 8.7 +46%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.1 3.9 +23%
FRINGE 2.8 4.3 +52%
TOUCH 2.6 3.8 +46%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.0 3.4 +12%
THE SIMPSONS 5.7 6.5 +15%
BOB'S BURGERS 4.1 4.7 +12%
FAMILY GUY 5.5 7.1 +30%
AMERICAN DAD 4.5 5.3 +19%

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation. FOX finished the 2011-2012 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the eighth 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 IDOL (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FOLLOWING, THE (FOX)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· MINDY PROJECT, THE (HULU)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)









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