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[12/20/11 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Remains the Only Network to Post Double-Digit Gains Among Both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers Versus Last Fall
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[via press release from FOX]

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 12 - 18, 2011

As the fall season comes to a close, FOX remains the only network to post double-digit gains among both Adults 18-49 (+14%) and Total Viewers (+15%) versus last fall, thanks to strong performances by GLEE, NEW GIRL, RAISING HOPE and THE X FACTOR last week. Season to date, FOX is tied as the No. 1 network among Adults 18-49 and tops all networks among Young Adults and Teens.

In addition, last week FOX had:

· 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 9), NEW GIRL (No. 11), GLEE (No. 16) and THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 18).

· 9 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: NEW GIRL (No. 2), GLEE (No. 3), THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 7 tie), THE SIMPSONS (No. 7 tie), FAMILY GUY (No. 11), RAISING HOPE (No. 13), THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 14), ALLEN GREGORY (No. 19 tie) and THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 19 tie).

· 10 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: GLEE (No. 2), NEW GIRL (No. 3), THE SIMPSONS (No. 6), FAMILY GUY (No. 7), THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 9), RAISING HOPE (No. 10), THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 11 tie), ALLEN GREGORY (No. 11 tie), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 16 tie) and TERRA NOVA (No. 16 tie).

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: THE X FACTOR-WED (No. 16) and THE X FACTOR-THU (No. 20).

Week of December 12 - 18, 2011 -- Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:01 TERRA NOVA: (Adults 18-49: 2.1/6, 6.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00 HOUSE (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.3/3, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.7/4, 5.6 Mil Total Viewers)

On Monday, TERRA NOVA delivered a 2.1/6, followed by an encore HOUSE which posted a 1.3/3. FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:01 GLEE: (Adults 18-49: 3.0/8, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-9:32 NEW GIRL: (Adults 18-49: 3.3/9, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:32-10:00 RAISING HOPE: (Adults 18-49: 2.3/6, 5.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/8, 6.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked #1 on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

NEW GIRL and GLEE were the No. 1 and No. 2 rated programs of the night among Adults 18-34, while GLEE was No. 1 for the night among Teens.

GLEE was even with the previous week's performance among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (7.1 Mil.) GLEE won its 8pm hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 9pm NEW GIRL delivered a 3.3/9 and posted the same Total Viewers (6.8 Mil.) as the previous week. NEW GIRL won the 9pm half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 9:30pm RAISING HOPE posted a 2.3/6, up +5% from the previous week in Adults 18-49 (2.2/5) and was up +9% in Total Viewers (5.0 vs. 4.6 Mil.) RAISING HOPE won its 9:30pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:31 THE X FACTOR- WED: (Adults 18-49: 3.4/10, 10.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:31-10:00 I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER: (Adults 18-49: 1.8/5, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.0/8, 9.4 Mil Total Viewers)

On Wednesday, FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

While viewing levels were down -3% week to week from 8-10p, THE X FACTOR posted a 3.4/10, the same as the previous week among Adults 18-49 (12/7/11, 3.4/9) and up +1% in Total Viewers (10.8 Mil. vs. 10.7 Mil.).

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 (tied with Criminal Minds), Adults 18-34, Teens and all female demos.

THE X FACTOR won its 8-9:30p time slot and outperformed No. 2 CBS by +6% in Adults 18-49 (3.4 vs. 3.2) and +69% in Adults 18-34 (2.7 vs. 1.6). In addition, the show grew +19% in its last half hour vs. its first in Adults 18-49 (half hours: 3.1 > 3.4 > 3.7).

At 9:30p I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER posted a 1.8/5.

THURSDAY

8:00-9:01 THE X FACTOR- THU: (Adults 18-49: 2.9/9, 9.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:01-10:00 BONES (R): (Adults 18-49: 1.5/4, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 2.2/6, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers

FOX ranked No. 2 on Thursday night among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 18-34.

With viewing usage down -4% from the previous week, THE X FACTOR results show posted a 2.9/9, the same as the previous Thursday's delivery (12/8/11, 2.9/8). In Adults 18-34, THE X FACTOR grew +5% week over week (2.2 vs. 2.1).

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 (tied with Big Bang Theory) and Adults 18-34, and grew +15% in its second half hour vs. its first in Adults 18-49 (2.7 > 3.1).

At 9pm an encore of BONES posted a 1.5/4 among Adults 18-49. BONES ranked No. 2 in its 9pm hour in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET CHARLIE BROWN (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE SIMPSONS (RS): (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 2.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 1.0/3, 3.2 Mil Total Viewers

FOX ranked third for the night among Adults 18-49 and #1 among Adults 18-34.

SATURDAY

8:00-10:00 AMW (S): (Adults 18-49:1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

With a special telecast of AMW, FOX won the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Adults 18-34.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29 AMERICAN DAD (RS): (A18 49: 0.9/3, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)

7:29-7:59 CLEVELAND (R): (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18 49: 2.3/6, 5.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 ALLEN GREGORY: (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 FAMILY GUY (R): (A18 49: 2.1/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.8/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

With nearly all repeat programming, FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

At 8p an encore of THE SIMPSONS posted a 2.3/6 among Adults 18-49 followed by an original ALLEN GREGORY which did 1.5/4. In the 9-10p hour an encore FAMILY GUY did 2.1/5 in Adults 18-49.

In the 7p half hour an encore AMERICAN DAD did a 0.9/3. At 7:30p, a repeat CLEVELAND posted a 1.5/4.

DECEMBER 12 - 18, 2011

TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX 1.9/5 FOX 1.7/6 FOX 5.6

ABC 1.3/4 ABC 0.9/3 ABC 5.0

CBS 2.8/8 CBS 1.6/5 CBS 11.4

NBC 2.0/6 NBC 1.5/5 NBC 6.2

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 12/04/11) among Adults 18-49:

11/12 Season thru 12/04 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
TERRA NOVA 2.6/7 3.7/10 +42%
HOUSE 2.8/7 4.2/10 +50%
GLEE 3.4/9 4.6/13 +35%
NEW GIRL 4.0/10 5.5/14 +38%
RAISING HOPE 2.6/6 3.4/8 +31%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 4.0/11 4.6/12 +15%
TEENAGE DAUGHTER 2.8/7 3.2/8 +14%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 3.7/10 4.3/12 +16%
BONES 2.9/7 4.0/10 +38%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.5/5 1.9/7 +27%
FRINGE 1.2/4 2.0/6 +67%
THE SIMPSONS 3.4/8 3.9/10 +15%
ALLEN GREGORY 2.1/5 2.3/5 +10%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 2.4/6 2.7/6 +13%
FAMILY GUY 3.3/7 4.3/10 +30%
AMERICAN DAD 2.5/6 3.0/7 +20%

11/12 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 12/04/11) among Total Viewers:

11/12 Season thru 12/04 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
TERRA NOVA 7.8 10.3 +32%
HOUSE 7.6 10.4 +37%
GLEE 7.9 10.7 +35%
NEW GIRL 8.1 11.0 +36%
RAISING HOPE 5.6 7.2 +29%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 11.5 12.9 +12%
TEENAGE DAUGHTER 6.8 7.7 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 11.4 12.7 +11%
BONES 9.1 12.0 +32%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.7 4.5 +22%
FRINGE 3.1 4.8 +55%
THE SIMPSONS 7.3 8.3 +14%
ALLEN GREGORY 4.3 4.6 +7%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 4.9 5.5 +12%
FAMILY GUY 6.4 8.1 +27%
AMERICAN DAD 5.1 5.9 +15%

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 2010-2011 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the seventh 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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· ALLEN GREGORY (FOX)
· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER (FOX)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TERRA NOVA (FOX)
· X FACTOR, THE (FOX)





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