[09/20/16 - 09:45 AM]
"American Horror Story: Roanoke" Premiere Among the Most-Watched in FX Networks History
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 14.

[via press release from FX]

Ratings Advisory

American Horror Story: Roanoke Premiere Among The Most-Watched In FX Networks History

To Date, The Premiere Episode Has Delivered 10.9 Million Total Viewers

First-Run Telecast Draws 8.3 Million Total Viewers and 5.6 Million Adults 18-49 Marking the Third Most-Watched Episode of the AHS Franchise

Most-Watched Primetime Telecast of Last Wednesday in All of Television In Delivery of Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

LOS ANGELES, September 20, 2016 - The premiere episode of the sixth and newest installment American Horror Story: Roanoke ranks among the top telecasts of the franchise in all key demos, a remarkable achievement for a show in its sixth year. To date, the combined linear and non-linear audience for the debut episode stands at 10.9 million Total Viewers.

On a Live+3 basis, the premiere telecast (Wednesday, September 14, 10-11 PM) received 8.3 million Total Viewers and 5.6 million Adults 18-49, making it the third most-watched telecast in franchise history in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. The premiere telecast also ranks among the most-watched telecasts in FX Networks history (#3 in Adults 18-34, #5 in Adults 18-49, and #7 in Total Viewers out of over 163,000+ telecasts).

In addition, the premiere of AHS: Roanoke was the most-watched primetime telecast of the night in all of television among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

The premiere telecast was up +52% in Adults 18-49 and +50% in Total Viewers over the season average ratings of last year's American Horror Story: Hotel on a Live+3 basis. As compared to the premiere telecast of AHS: Hotel, the premiere telecast of AHS: Roanoke was down -8% among Adults 18-49 (5.6 million vs. 6.1 million) and -9% among Total Viewers (8.3 million vs. 9.1 million).

American Horror Story: Roanoke returns with an all-new episode tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX: "Chapter 2" - Written by Tim Minear; directed by Michael Goi.

The fifth installment, AHS: Hotel, won two Emmy(R) Awards in 2016: Outstanding Makeup For A Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Costumes For A Contemporary Series, Limited Series or Movie.


FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks, a business unit of 21ST Century Fox. FX Networks is comprised of FX, FXM and FXX. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in 92 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, The Strain and the upcoming Taboo and Legion; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and the upcoming Trust and Feud; acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Archer, Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta. In 2016, FX received a basic cable record 56 Emmy(R) Award nominations and a basic cable record 18 wins, including 9 for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy and Justified. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother and Mike & Molly.

  [september 2016]  


most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/17/18 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Scores Another Victory for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/15/18 - 08:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Leads Total Viewers
The former's "9-1-1" and the latter's "Survivor: Ghost Island" top the night among adults 18-49.

[03/14/18 - 11:41 AM]
Discovery's Motor Madness Reaches Top Speeds Ranking as Cable's #1 Network Among M25-54 During First-Ever "Motor Mega Week"
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for February 26 - March 5.

[03/14/18 - 08:40 AM]
"Home Town" Season Two Delivers Solid Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/14/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 however CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[03/13/18 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Hold Off Push from ABC, "Idol"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/12/18 - 04:16 PM]
Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Concludes with a Season-Best Performance Across Key Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Monday, March 5.

[03/12/18 - 09:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's inaugural season however opens down from FOX's final run.

[03/11/18 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown in Low Key Race
The Alphabet's weekly NBA coverage splits the top adults 18-49 honors.

[03/10/18 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Keeps CBS in Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/09/18 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory," "Young Sheldon" Top Charts for CBS
Both series lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/08/18 - 01:14 PM]
TV One's Autobiographical Series "Uncensored" Earns #1 Spot on Ad-Supported Cable Among African-Americans for Second Straight Sunday
TV One further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 25.

[03/08/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
The Eye however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[03/07/18 - 09:14 AM]
"Atlanta Robbin' Season" Premiere Scores Basic Cable's Most-Watched Scripted Primetime Comedy Telecast in Over a Year
FX further spins the numbers for Thursday, March 1.