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FOX 2013-14 Season Ratings (updated 9/1/14)

fox-tv-show-ratingsMany of FOX‘s series have already been renewed for another season. What does the future hold for the rest of their TV shows? Cancelled or renewed for 2014-15? We’ll have to wait and see.

FOX shows this season (so far): 24: Live Another Day, Almost Human, American Dad!, American Idol, Bob’s Burgers, Bones, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Dads, Enlisted, Family Guy, The Following, Gang Related, Glee, Hell’s Kitchen, Hotel Hell, I Wanna Marry “Harry”, Kitchen Nightmares, MasterChef, MasterChef Junior, The Mindy Project, New Girl, Rake, Raising Hope, Riot, The Simpsons, Sleepy Hollow, So You Think You Can Dance, Surviving Jack, and The X Factor.

How does FOX decide what to cancel or renew? They look at a lot of different factors but the ratings play a very large role. The higher the ratings, the better chances a show has of surviving. Here’s how the network’s shows are doing so far:

Check the other networks’ season rankings: ABC | CBS | The CW | NBC


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A couple of notes about these charts:
These figures are updated automatically as new ratings are released. The averages are based on the final national numbers (live plus same day viewing), unless marked with an asterisk (*). For technical reasons, I have to resort them manually so feel free to let me know if I missed something.

Keep in mind that the demo numbers are typically what’s most important to advertisers. Therefore, that’s how the networks measure success. Advertisers pay more for ad time on a show that has a higher demo rating. Because older viewers don’t count? No, it’s because younger viewers watch less traditional TV and are therefore supposedly harder to reach.

Demo numbers are typically reported using the 10ths decimal place (2.4, for example). In the averages, I’m using an extra decimal for easier ranking.

The networks take into account when shows air on Fridays and Saturdays, nights when TV viewership is lower.

What do you think? Which shows are you rooting for? Which one isn’t as big a hit as you thought? Are you hoping any series will get cancelled to make room for something else?

 

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The City September 1, 2014 at 4:58 pm

I really had high hopes for Gang Related. The show has an excellent cast, but the writing and directing are horrible! Every character is one dimensional, the action scenes are stale, and stereotypes can be found in almost every scene. This show desperately needs new writers, directors, and technical advisors. It really is frightening that people think that this show is a masterpiece of cinema. Gang Related needs a major overhaul, but I doubt that it will happen. This show will probably be placed in a trash bin along with The Arsenio Hall Show and Saint George.

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peanut August 29, 2014 at 3:25 pm

YES!!! PLEASE KEEP GANG RELATED!!!!!

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j Lynn hernandez August 28, 2014 at 9:41 pm

Please renew gang related love it!

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Anonymous August 28, 2014 at 3:06 am

I still do not understand why “Almost Human” was cancelled, but lower rated shows were renewed. Nonsensical. I hope a network like SyFy will take a look at it. Typical Fox..they keep horrible shows and let go of great ones.

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Ed Taylor August 26, 2014 at 9:29 pm

Renew Gang Related!

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Athena August 25, 2014 at 11:26 pm

Yes renew gr! We need it! Don’t put it on the same exact time as big brothers live eviction episode. Your ratings WILL GO UP! promote!

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Anonymous August 23, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Renew gang related god damn it

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sarah August 22, 2014 at 4:22 pm

Renew gang related!!!!!!

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Beth August 22, 2014 at 6:01 am

Please please please renew Gang Related!!!! Love love love this show….

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Daryl August 20, 2014 at 5:11 pm

“Gang Related” – yuk. No wonder good cops get misbranded.

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