FOX PREMIERE WEEK L3 RATINGS: LETHAL WEAPON POSTS ITS HIGHEST LIFT EVER, TOPS ALL BROADCAST SHOWS FOR THE NIGHT
On Tuesday, LETHAL WEAPON posted its best lift ever -- +63% -- from Live + Same Day, topping all broadcast shows for the night. On Monday, 9-1-1's time period premiere and Season Two premiere of THE RESIDENT combined to deliver FOX's most-watched Fall Monday in four years. 9-1-1 grew to a 2.5/9 L3 and 10.8 Million viewers in 3-Day Total Multi-Platform Average Audience, a +64% increase from L+SD. THE RESIDENT averaged 7.8 million viewers, a lift of +59% from L+SD.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
· LETHAL WEAPON'S season three premiere (1.3/5 L3) posted a series high +63% lift from L+SD, marking the largest percentage gain of the night for a broadcast program. Versus its Season Two finale, LETHAL WEAPON was up +8%.
· Its 6.0 million 3-day Total Multi-Platform Average Audience, up +76% from L+SD, also marked a series high lift.
· Across platforms, LETHAL WEAPON outperformed last season's finale by +15% and last year's Tuesday 9pm time period by +54% Total 3-Day streaming average.
· THE GIFTED'S season two opener delivered a 1.2/6 A18-49 rating in L3, up +33% from L+SD, and 4.1 million viewers, +58% from L+SD.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
· 9-1-1 delivered 10.8 million 3-Day Total Multi-Platform Average viewers, up +64% vs. L+SD and +3% from its series debut.
· Across Hulu and FOX NOW, 9-1-1 totaled 1.0 million viewers, retaining 91% of its post-NFL season opener's streaming audience.
· THE RESIDENT averaged 7.8 million 3-Day Total Multi-Platform Average Audience , a lift of +59% from L+SD, and tying a series best in multi-platform viewing (excluding its post-NFC Championship debut).
· THE RESIDENT returned +11% above last season's time period premiere and +10% above its Season One finale.
· Its 790,000 viewers on Hulu and FOX NOW mark a series high and is up +18% from its series debut and +56% from last season's time period premiere.
FOX L3 SUMMARY
A18-49 P2+ (000)
FOX Program Ind Date Time Dur L+3 L+SD L+3 vs. L+SD L+3 L+SD L+3 vs. L+SD
GIFTED, THE P 09/25/18 Tue 8:00 PM 60 1.2 /6 0.9 /4 +33% 3,765 2,585 +46%
LETHAL WEAPON P 09/25/18 Tue 9:00 PM 60 1.3 /5 0.8 /3 +63% 5,613 3,434 +63%