FOX'S "THE SIMPSONS" WINS WEEK IN L7 RATINGS FOR FIRST TIME IN NEARLY SEVEN YEARS
FOX's THE SIMPSONS ranked as the #1 program (tied with FOX's drama 9-1-1) in Live + 7 Day ratings for the week of October 4, marking the first time it has been the top-rated entertainment series in nearly seven years. FOX claimed the week's #1 comedy series (THE SIMPSONS), #1 drama (9-1-1) and #1T unscripted series (THE MASKED SINGER), while THE GREAT NORTH delivered its highest-rated episode ever and BOB'S BURGERS registered its most-streamed episode Hulu + FOX NOW in series history.
Season-to-date, FOX claims the #1T entertainment series (THE MASKED SINGER), #1T broadcast entertainment series among Black A18-49 viewers (OUR KIND OF PEOPLE), #1 Drama (9-1-1), #1 new unscripted series (ALTER EGO) and #1T comedy (THE SIMPSONS).
· FOX had the #1T (THE SIMPSONS and 9-1-1) and #3T (THE MASKED SINGER) entertainment programs of week three of the broadcast season.
· THE SIMPSONS (1.5/9 L7) ranked as the week's #1T entertainment program for the first time in nearly seven years (since the week of 12/29/14).
· FOX had the #1 comedy series (THE SIMPSONS), #1 drama (9-1-1), and #1T unscripted series of the week (THE MASKED SINGER).
· 9-1-1 (1.5/10 L7, up +88% vs. Live + Same Day) was Monday night's #1 entertainment program for the third consecutive week.
· Among Monday's entertainment programming, 9-1-1 outperformed its closest competitor by +25% (The Voice).
· THE MASKED SINGER (1.4/10 L7) was Wednesday's #1T entertainment program in A18-49.
· Immediately following, ALTER EGO delivered a 0.5/4 L7 rating.
· THE RESIDENT also delivered its most-streamed episode of the season to-date, averaging 1.2 million total viewers across Hulu and FOX NOW (+7% vs last week) within a 7-day viewing window.
· THE RESIDENT (0.8/6 L7, up +60% from L+SD) was steady with its prior episode and OUR KIND OF PEOPLE's 0.5/4 L7 marks a lift of +67% from L+SD.
· FOX's animation slate won Sunday night (1.0 L7 avg) among entertainment programming and posted notable highs on linear and non-linear:
· THE SIMPSONS (1.5/9 L7) delivered its highest-rated and most-watched (4.4 million P2+ L7) episode in nearly 10 months and its most-streamed episode (935K total viewers Hulu + FOX NOW 7-day viewing) since 3/21/21.
· THE GREAT NORTH (0.8/5 L7) delivered its highest-rated episode ever (excluding post-NFC), while also seeing a +8% gain in streaming vs. prior week, averaging 308K total viewers across Hulu and FOX NOW.
· BOB BURGERS (0.9/5 L7) delivered its most-watched telecast (2.2 million P2+) in more than 10 months (since 12/13/20) and delivered its most-streamed episode (1.8 million total viewers Hulu + FOX NOW, 7-day viewing) on record.
· FAMILY GUY delivered its most-watched (2.4 million P2+) episode in more than eight months (since 1/17/21) and was the series' second most-streamed episode (2.1 million total viewers Hulu + FOX NOW) on record within a 7-day viewing window (9/29/19, 2.2 million total viewers Hulu + FOX NOW).
· Season-to-date, FOX has the:
· #1T entertainment series (THE MASKED SINGER)
· #1T broadcast entertainment series among Black A18-49 viewers (OUR KIND OF PEOPLE)
· #1 Drama (9-1-1)
· #1 new unscripted series (ALTER EGO)
· #1T Comedy (THE SIMPSONS)