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[05/29/13 - 11:32 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 20 - MAY 26, 2013

FOX RANKS NO. 1 FOR WEEK AMONG ADULTS 18-49

FOX's week was highlighted by strong performances from HELL'S KITCHEN, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, MASTERCHEF and NASCAR: COCA-COLA 600 leading the network to rank No. 1 among Adults 18-49. FOX also ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-34 on four nights (Tues, Wed, Thurs and Sun). On Tuesday, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE showed gains of +5% from the previous week in Adults 18-49. On Wednesday, the season premiere of MASTERCHEF 8P ranked No. 1 in its time period among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. On its new night, HELL'S KITCHEN was the highest-rated program on Thursday night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and all 18-34 demos and grew +22% from last week on Monday in Adults 18-49. On Sunday, FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key male demographics with NASCAR: COCA-COLA 600 (1.9/6).

For the week, FOX had:

· 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: MASTERCHEF- Wed 9p (No. 7), HELL'S KITCHEN (No. 8), MASTERCHEF- Wed 8p (No. 10), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 14) and FOX NASCAR: COCA-COLA 600 (No. 18 tie).

· 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: MASTERCHEF- Wed 9p (No. 5), MASTERCHEF- Wed 8p (No. 6), HELL'S KITCHEN (No. 7) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 9).

· 3 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: MASTERCHEF- Wed 8p (No. 9 tie), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (No. 9 tie) and MASTERCHEF- Wed 9p (No. 13).

· 1 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: FOX NASCAR: COCA-COLA 600 (No. 17).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-8:30 RAISING HOPE (RP): (A18 49: 0.7/2, 1.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 GOODWIN GAMES (P): (A18 49: 0.6/2, 1.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 NEW GIRL (RP): (A18 49: 0.6/2, 1.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT (RP): (A18 49: 0.6/2, 1.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 0.6/2, 1.5 Mil Total Viewers)

Following a repeat RAISING HOPE (0.7/2), the premiere of GOODWIN GAMES delivered a 0.6/2 in Adults 18-49. From 9-10p, repeats of NEW GIRL and THE MINDY PROJECT posted a 0.6/2 in their respective half-hours.

TUESDAY

8:00-10:00 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18-49: 2.0/6, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX tied for No. 1 among Adults 18-34 for the night.

Filling FOX prime, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (2.0/6) was up +5% from last week in Adults 18-49, +8% among Women 18-49 and +9% in Women 18-34. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 2 in its 8-10pm time period among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00 MASTERCHEF (P): (A18 49: 2.1/7, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 MASTERCHEF (P): (A18 49: 2.3/6, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.2/7, 5.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), rising to No. 1 among Adults 18-34, Men 18-49, and Men 18-34.

The season premiere of MASTERCHEF 8P (2.1/7) ranked No. 1 in its 8p time period among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

MASTERCHEF 9P (2.3/6) placed No. 2 in Adults 18-34 (tie) in the 9p hour. In Teens, MASTERCHEF premieres gained +110% and +100%, respectively over last year's premiere (1.1/5 and 1.0/4 vs. 0.5/2).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:01 HELL'S KITCHEN (P): (A18 49: 2.2/8, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:01 DOES SOMEONE HAVE TO GO? (P): (A18 49: 1.3/4, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:01 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.8/6, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the first night of summer among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens (tie) and all key men/women demos. This marks the second straight Thursday win for FOX.

On its new night HELL'S KITCHEN (2.2/8) grew +22% from last week on Monday in Adults 18-49. HELL'S KITCHEN was the highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and all 18-34 demos. HELL'S KITCHEN led the 8-9p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

At 9p, the premiere of DOES SOMEONE HAVE TO GO (1.3/4) ranked No. 1 in its time period among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES (RP): (A18 49: 0.8/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 BRAIN GAMES (S): (A18 49: 1.0/4, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 0.9/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 3 among Adults 18-49 with a repeat BONES at 8p (0.8/3) and the special BRAIN GAMES at 9p (1.0/4).

SATURDAY

7:13-10:45 FOX SATURDAY BASEBALL (PC): (A18-49: 0.5/2, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:45 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.5/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 3 on Saturday night among Adults 18-49 with FOX SATURDAY BASEBALL (0.5/2).

SUNDAY

6:23-11:40 NASCAR: COCA-COLA 600: (A18-49: 1.9/7, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.9/7, 7.2 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key male demographics with NASCAR: COCA-COLA 600 (1.9/7).

MAY 20 - 26, 2013

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 1.4/5 FOX 1.0/4 FOX 4.3
ABC 1.4/5 ABC 0.9/4 ABC 6.5
CBS 1.2/4 CBS 0.7/3 CBS 6.3
NBC 1.4/5 NBC 1.0/4 NBC 5.0

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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· BONES (FOX)
· BRAIN GAMES (NGC)
· DOES SOMEONE HAVE TO GO? (FOX)
· GOODWIN GAMES, THE (FOX)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· MASTERCHEF (FOX)
· MINDY PROJECT, THE (HULU)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)





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