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FOX 2012-13 Ratings Averages [as of Week 16]

FOX TV show ratingsIs Glee still a success for the network? Should Ben and Kate be cancelled? How bad are the ratings? Did The Mob Doctor deserve to be cancelled? Which is FOX’s best performing show? The answer may surprise you.

Below, you’ll find the FOX TV show ratings averages as of Sunday, January 13, 2013; the end of week 16 of the 2012-13 season.

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Want more info on recent/current/future FOX shows? Check our latest FOX network status page to see which shows have been cancelled or renewed, how many episodes there are this season, and when shows will be returning or premiering.

FOX scripted
TV shows
18-49 demo
rating (actual)
Viewers
in millions
Ratings
pages
The Simpsons 3.0 (3.01) 6.48 season 24 ratings
Family Guy 2.9 (2.89) 5.84 2012-13 ratings
New Girl 2.4 (2.39) 4.58 season 2 ratings
Glee 2.3 (2.34) 5.83 season 4 ratings
American Dad 2.3 (2.29) 4.69 2012-13 ratings
Bob’s Burgers 2.2 (2.15) 4.56 season 3 ratings
Bones (renewed) 2.1 (2.10) 7.38 season 8 ratings
The Cleveland Show 1.7 (1.71) 3.58 season 4 ratings
Raising Hope 1.7 (1.66) 3.90 season 3 ratings
The Mindy Project 1.6 (1.64) 3.22 season 1 ratings
Ben and Kate 1.4 (1.37) 2.91 season 1 ratings
Fringe (final season) 1.0 (0.95) 2.76 season 5 ratings
The Mob Doctor (cancelled) 0.9 (0.90) 3.26 season 1 ratings
FOX non-scripted
TV shows
18-49 demo
rating (actual)
Viewers
in millions
Ratings
pages
The X Factor (Weds) 2.9 (2.90) 8.12 season 2 ratings
The X Factor (Thurs) 2.8 (2.81) 8.25 season 2 ratings
Mobbed 1.1 (1.12) 2.98 season 2 ratings
Kitchen Nightmares 1.1 (1.10) 3.06 season 5 ratings
Cops 0.8 (0.83) 2.73 season ratings

These charts incorporate the daily final FOX show ratings (reported by Nielsen) and are sorted by the 18-49 demographic. Network advertisers typically prize those viewers most and so will pay more to reach them. There’s lots of information that the networks take into consideration when cancelling or renewing a TV series but the ratings are the biggest factor. The higher the ratings, the better chance that the show will be renewed. And yes, they take it into account when a show airs on a Friday or Saturday night.

What do you think? Are you surprised by any of the averages? Which show(s) do you feel should be doing better or worse, based on their quality? Comment below.

 

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