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

The fourth network offers their spin on the ratings for the third week of the 2012-13 season with three of the top 20 shows in the coveted 18-49 demographic. Last week, they had 10 of the top 20 shows.

The folks at FOX make particular mention of Ben and Kate, Bones, Fringe, The Mindy Project, The Mob Doctor, New Girl, Raising Hope, and The X Factor.

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 8 – 14, 2012

Last week, FOX’s Tuesday comedy block combined with THE X FACTOR, BONES, FOX MLB NLCS GAME 1 and FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL to lead the network to rank No. 1 (tie) among Teens, No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and No. 2 (tie) among Adults 18-49.

FOX had the following shows in the Top 20 programs of the week:

· 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 7), THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 16) and NEW GIRL (No. 20).

· 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 7), NEW GIRL (No. 8), THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 10), and THE MINDY PROJECT (No. 17).

· 3 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 3), THE X FACTOR-THUR (No. 4) and NEW GIRL (No. 16).

· 1 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 20)

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (Adults 18-49: 2.0/5, 7.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 THE MOB DOCTOR: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/2, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.5/4, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49.

At 8p BONES posted a 2.0/5 among Adults 18-49 and was up +3% in Total Viewers from the previous week (7.2 vs. 7.0 Mil).

THE MOB DOCTOR at 9p posted a 0.9/2 in Adults 18-49.

TUESDAY

8:00-8:30 RAISING HOPE: (A18 49: 1.8/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BEN AND KATE: (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 NEW GIRL: (A18 49: 2.7/7, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.0/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

On Tuesday, FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

Week two of RAISING HOPE delivered a 1.8/5, up +6% from the previous week’s season premiere in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5) and up +3% in Total Viewers (4.0 vs. 3.9 Mil.)

At 8:30p BEN AND KATE posted a 1.5/4 in Adults 18-49.

At 9p NEW GIRL posted a 2.7/7 among Adults 18-49. NEW GIRL won the 9p half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens and was the second highest-rated program of the night in Adults 18-34 (behind The Voice).

THE MINDY PROJECT at 9:30p delivered a 1.9/5 in Adults 18-49 and won its 9:30p half hour in Adults 18-34.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 THE X FACTOR: (A18 49: 3.5/10, 9.6 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won Wednesday night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. In fact, FOX outperformed the No. 2 net for the night (ABC) by +6% in Adults 18-49 (3.5 vs. 3.3) and +28% in Adults 18-34 (3.2 vs. 2.5). To date, FOX has won every Wednesday night since THE X FACTOR premiered this season.

The final Boot Camp / first Judges’ House episode of THE X FACTOR posted a 3.5/10 among Adults 18-49.

THE X FACTOR retained 95% of last fall’s comparable episode in Adults 18-49 (Judges’ House #1, 10/13/11, 3.7/10).

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Teens.

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 THE X FACTOR: (A18 49: 2.9/8, 8.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:33 FOX NEWS: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ’12 (S): Sustained

10:33-10:39 FOX NEWS: DEBATE ANALYSIS (S): (A18 49: 1.5/4, 4.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:39 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.8/8, 8.0 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-34 and No. 2 in Adults 18-49.

THE X FACTOR delivered a 2.9/8 in Adults 18-49.

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Teens.

The FOX News: VP Debate ’12 (sustained) aired from 9-10:33p, followed by the FOX News Debate Analysis which posted a 1.5/4 from 10:33-10:39p.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 THE X FACTOR (RS): (Adults 18-49: 0.8/3, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.9/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 4 on Friday night among Adults 18-49.

Following an encore of THE X FACTOR at 8p (0.8/3), an original FRINGE posted a 1.0/3 at 9p.

SATURDAY

7:06-10:22 FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL: (Adults 18-49: 0.8/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:22 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-49 (tie) on Saturday night with FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:33 NFL OVERRUN: (A18 49: 7.6/22, 20.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:33-8:00 THE OT: (A18 49: 4.4/13, 11.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:12 FOX MLB NLCS PREGAME: (A18 49: 2.8/8, 7.7 Mil Total Viewers)

8:12-11:41 FOX MLB NLCS GAME 1: (A18 49: 2.1/5, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 3.1/8, 9.2 Mil Total Viewers)

On Sunday, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

From 7-8p FOX aired an NFL Over-run (7.6/22) followed by The OT (4.4/13).

The MLB NLCS pre-game show (2.8/8, 8-8:12p) was followed by Game 1: St. Louis vs. San Francisco which did a 2.1/5 in Adults 18-49 from 8:12-11:41p.

OCTOBER 8 – 14, 2012

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.1/6 FOX 1.9/6 FOX 6.1
ABC 2.0/6 ABC 1.4/4 ABC 8.0
CBS 2.1/6 CBS 1.3/4 CBS 9.7
NBC 2.9/8 NBC 2.4/8 NBC 8.1

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 9/30/12) among Adults 18-49:

12/13 Season through 9/30 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
BONES 2.3/6 3.3/9 +43%
THE MOB DOCTOR 1.4/3 1.8/5 +29%
BEN & KATE 2.1/6 2.5/7 +19%
NEW GIRL 2.8/8 4.3/12 +54%
THE MINDY PROJECT 2.4/6 3.1/8 +29%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.4/10 4.2/12 +24%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 3.3/10 4.0/13 +21%
GLEE 2.8/8 4.3/12 +54%
FRINGE 1.1/4 1.8/6 +64%
THE SIMPSONS 3.8/10 4.3/11 +13%
BOB’S BURGERS 2.6/6 2.8/7 +8%
FAMILY GUY 3.3/8 4.4/10 +33%
AMERICAN DAD 2.5/6 3.0/7 +20%

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 9/30/12) among Total Viewers:

12/13 Season thru 9/30 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
BONES 7.8 10.3 +32%
THE MOB DOCTOR 4.5 5.8 +29%
BEN & KATE 4.2 5.1 +22%
NEW GIRL 5.2 7.7 +48%
THE MINDY PROJECT 4.7 5.9 +27%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 9.3 10.9 +17%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 9.3 11.0 +19%
GLEE 6.9 10.2 +48%
FRINGE 3.1 4.7 +50%
THE SIMPSONS 8.1 9.1 +13%
BOB’S BURGERS 5.5 5.9 +9%
FAMILY GUY 6.5 8.4 +28%
AMERICAN DAD 5.2 6.1 +17%

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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