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FOX TV Show Ratings for 2012-13 Season, Week Four

The FOX network offers their spin on the ratings for the fourth week of the 2012-13 season (October 15-21) with three of the top 20 shows in the coveted 18-49 demographic. Last week, they also had three of the top 20 shows.

The folks at FOX make particular mention of American Dad, Ben and Kate, Bob’s Burgers, Bones, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy, Fringe, Glee, The Mindy Project, The Mob Doctor, New Girl, Raising Hope, The Simpsons, and The X Factor.

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15 – 21, 2012

Facing rain delays and debate pre-emptions, FOX had the following shows in the Top 20 programs of the week:

· 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 15 tie), FOX NEWS: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANALYSIS 10/16 (No. 20 tie) and FOX MLB NLCS GAME 6 (No. 20 tie).

· 4 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 8), THE MINDY PROJECT- RAIN DELAY ENCORE (No. 19), RAISING HOPE (No. 20 tie) and FOX NEWS: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANALYSIS 10/16 (No. 20 tie).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

7:30-8:04 FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:04-11:13 FOX MLB NLCS GAME 2 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.6/4, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.5/4, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX’s MLB NLCS Pre-game posted a 0.7/2 (7:30-8:04p), followed by MLB NLCS Game 2: St. Louis vs. San Francisco, which delivered a 1.6/4 in Adults 18-49 from 8:04-11:13pm.

TUESDAY

8:00-8:30 RAISING HOPE: (A18 49: 1.7/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BEN AND KATE: (A18 49: 1.2/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:40 PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (S): SUSTAINED

10:40-10:46 FOX NEWS: DEBATE ANALYSIS (S): (A18 49: 1.8/4, 4.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:46 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

On Tuesday, RAISING HOPE opened the night with a 1.7/5 among Adults 18-49, followed by BEN AND KATE which posted a 1.2/3.

Fox News: Presidential Debate ’12 No. 2 (sustained) aired from 9-10:40pm, followed by the Fox News Debate Analysis from 10:40-10:46pm (1.8/4).

FOX ranked third on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-8:02 MLB RAIN DELAY BONUS COVERAGE: SUSTAINED

8:02-8:33 BEN AND KATE – RAIN (RS): (A18 49: 1.2/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:33-8:40 MLB RAIN DELAY BONUS COVERAGE: SUSTAINED

8:40-9:47 THE X FACTOR (B): (A18 49: 2.3/6, 6.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:47-9:56 THE MINDY PROJECT – RAIN (RS): (A18 49: 1.7/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:56-10:45 FOX MLB NLCS GAME 3 (SG): (A18 49: 1.4/4, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:45 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)

Due to rain delays for the MLB NLCS Game 3: San Francisco vs. St. Louis (1.0/4, 4:04-10:45pm), FOX’s primetime lineup aired as follows: MLB Rain Delay Coverage (sustained, 8-8:02pm), BEN AND KATE encore special (1.2/4, 8:02-8:33pm), MLB Rain Delay Coverage (sustained, 8:33-8:40pm), THE X FACTOR original (2.3/6, 8:40-9:47pm), THE MINDY PROJECT encore special (1.7/5, 9:47-9:56pm) and NLCS Game 3 Conclusion (9:56-10:45pm).

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34.

THURSDAY

7:30-8:05 FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (Adults 18-49: 0.8/3, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:05-11:20 FOX MLB NLCS GAME 4 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.6/5, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.6/5, 6.1 Mil Total Viewers)

On Thursday, FOX ranked third among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 with the MLB NLCS Pre-game (0.8/3) from 7:30-8:05pm, followed by MLB NLCS Game 4: San Francisco vs. St. Louis, which posted 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49 from 8:05-11:20pm.

FRIDAY

7:30-8:04 FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (Adults 18-49: 0.9/4, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:04-11:15 FOX MLB NLCS GAME 5 (S): (Adults 18-49: 2.0/7, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/7, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Friday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Men 18-49/18-34 with the MLB NLCS Pre-game (0.9/4, 7:30-8:04pm) and MLB NLCS Game 5: San Francisco vs. St. Louis, which delivered a 2.0/7 from 8:04-11:15pm.

SATURDAY

7:06-10:12 FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL: (Adults 18-49: 0.8/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:12 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

On Saturday, FOX ranked No. 2 in Adults 18-49 (tie) with FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:43 FOX MLB NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (A18 49: 0.7/2, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:43-10:47 FOX MLB NLCS GAME 6 (S): (A18 49: 2.2/5, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:47 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 6.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 4 on Sunday night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

MLB NLCS Game 6: St. Louis vs. San Francisco from 7:43-10:47p posted a 2.2/5 in Adults 18-49.

OCTOBER 15 – 21, 2012

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 1.6/5 FOX 1.4/5 FOX 5.5
ABC 2.1/6 ABC 1.5/5 ABC 8.0
CBS 2.5/7 CBS 1.6/5 CBS 10.3
NBC 2.6/7 NBC 2.2/7 NBC 7.5

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/7/12) among Adults 18-49:

12/13 Season through 10/7 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
BONES 2.2/6 3.2/9 +45%
THE MOB DOCTOR 1.3/3 1.7/4 +31%
RAISING HOPE 1.7/5 2.2/7 +29%
BEN AND KATE 1.8/5 2.2/6 +22%
NEW GIRL 2.8/7 4.2/11 +50%
THE MINDY PROJECT 2.2/6 2.9/8 +32%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.5/10 4.2/12 +20%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 3.2/10 4.0/12 +25%
GLEE 2.7/7 4.3/12 +59%
FRINGE 1.0/3 1.7/6 +70%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 2.2/6 2.4/7 +9%
THE SIMPSONS 3.4/9 4.0/10 +18%
BOB’S BURGERS 2.5/6 2.7/7 +8%
FAMILY GUY 3.4/8 4.5/11 +32%
AMERICAN DAD 2.6/6 3.1/7 +19%

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/7/12) among Total Viewers:

12/13 Season thru 10/7 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
BONES 7.5 10.1 +34%
THE MOB DOCTOR 4.1 5.4 +30%
RAISING HOPE 3.9 4.8 +24%
BEN AND KATE 3.7 4.5 +21%
NEW GIRL 5.1 7.5 +47%
THE MINDY PROJECT 4.2 5.4 +30%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 9.4 11.0 +17%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 9.3 11.0 +19%
GLEE 6.7 10.0 +50%
FRINGE 3.0 4.6 +50%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 4.5 4.9 +10%
THE SIMPSONS 7.3 8.4 +15%
BOB’S BURGERS 5.2 5.7 +10%
FAMILY GUY 6.6 8.5 +29%
AMERICAN DAD 5.2 6.2 +18%

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation and the leading broadcast television network among Adults 18-49. 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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