Week 4: FOX line-up of 'Glee' 'House' deliver stable results

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Solid performances by returning shows HOUSE and GLEE, the HELL’S KITCHEN milestone 100th episode and newcomer RAISING HOPE, along with week over week growth on its Thursday night gave FOX a very close No. 2 finish (2.6/8 vs. CBS’ 2.7/8) among Adults 18-49 and a weekly win among Adults 18-34 and Teens. FOX ranks second among Adults 18-49 so far this Fall. 


Key weekly highlights:

On Monday, HOUSE was the highest-rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49 for the fourth week in a row and the highest-rated program of the night outright among Adults 18-34.

FOX won its fourth consecutive Tuesday last week among Adults 18-49 with its new comedy block on the night.  GLEE grew week over week and showed significant gains compared to its average last Fall with originals (+42%, vs. 3.3/9), while new comedy RAISING HOPE remained steady at 9pm. 

Wednesday’s two-hour block of HELL’S KITCHEN, including the show’s milestone 100th episode, held its audience week over week, tying as its highest rating among Adults 18-49 so far this season.  In fact, HELL’S KITCHEN is the only 4-net reality program to show growth from its premiere at this point in the season. FOX won Wednesday night among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

FOX’s Thursday night made gains from last week among Total Viewers, led by a +4% week over week increase by BONES.

On Sunday, FOX’s MLB NLCS GAME 2 posted a 2.7 rating among Adults 18-49 from 8:15-11:22p, showing growth of +93% compared to the equivalent NLCS Game 2 on TBS last year on Friday, 10/16/09 at 4pm (1.4).

10/11 FOX Scripted Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 10/03/10), FOX’s scripted programs have shown significant increases among Adults 18-49:

10/11 Season thru 10/03   Live+Same Day Adults 18-49      Live + 7 Adults 18-49   % Change
House                                               4.0/11                                       5.2/13                         +30%         
Glee                                                  5.8/16                                       6.9/18                         +19%
Raising Hope                                     3.1/8                                         3.5/9                           +13%
Running Wilde                                   2.2/6                                         2.4/6                            +9%
Bones                                                2.6/8                                        3.4/10                          +31%   
Fringe                                                2.0/6                                         2.9/7                           +45%
Good Guys                                        0.8/3                                         1.1/4                           +38%
Simpsons                                          3.9/11                                       4.3/11                          +10%    
Cleveland                                          3.1/8                                         3.4/8                           +10%
Family Guy                                        4.3/10                                      5.1/12                          +19%
American Dad                                   3.0/7                                         3.4/8                            +13%

10/11 FOX Scripted Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Comparing Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (now available through 10/03/10), FOX’s scripted programs have shown significant increases among Total Viewers:

10/11 Season thru 10/03   Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.)      Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.)        % Change
House                                                10.5                                       13.0                         +24%         
Glee                                                   13.0                                       15.4                         +18%         
Raising Hope                                      7.2                                         8.1                          +13%         
Running Wilde                                    5.0                                         5.5                          +10%         
Bones                                                 9.8                                        11.9                         +21%         
Fringe                                                 5.5                                         7.4                          +35%         
Good Guys                                         2.6                                         3.4                          +31%         
Simpsons                                           8.2                                         8.9                           +9%         
Cleveland                                           6.7                                         7.1                           +6%         
Family Guy                                         8.8                                        10.1                         +15%
American Dad                                    6.2                                         6.9                          +11%
        
Weekly Program Rankers
FOX had 3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49:  GLEE (No. 3), HOUSE (No. 12) and HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 20).
FOX had 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: GLEE (No. 2), HOUSE (No. 6), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 9), FOX MLB NLCS GAME 2 PRE (No. 15 tie) and HELL’S KITCHEN- WED 8P (No. 15 tie).
FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Teens:  GLEE (No. 1), RAISING HOPE (No. 5) HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 10) and HELL’S KITCHEN- WED 8P (No. 18).
FOX had 1 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers:  GLEE (No. 18).

Week 9/27-10/03/10: Live+7

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NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS –  OCTOBER 11 – 17, 2010
MONDAY
8:00-9:00        HOUSE: (A18-49: 3.6/10, 9.7 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      LIE TO ME: (A18-49: 1.9/5, 5.4 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.7/7, 7.6 Mil Total Viewers)

Airing against competitive NFL and MLB sports programming, FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 (tie).

HOUSE posted a 3.6/10 and was the highest rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49, outperforming ABC’s Castle, CBS’ Hawaii Five-O and NBC’s Chuck, The Event and Chase and was the highest rated program of the night outright in Adults 18-34.  HOUSE ranked No. 2 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34. 

LIE TO ME at 9p delivered a 1.9/5 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 4 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49.
TUESDAY
8:00-9:01        GLEE: (A18-49: 4.7/13, 11.4 Mil Total Viewers)
9:01-9:31        RAISING HOPE:  (A18-49: 2.5/6, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)
9:31-10:00      RUNNING WILDE:  (A18-49: 1.4/4, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 3.3/9, 8.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and Teens.

GLEE posted a 4.7/13 and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  GLEE was up +0.1 rating point compared to the previous week in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

GLEE won the 8p hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 9p RAISING HOPE delivered a 2.5/6 among Adults 18-49, on par with the previous week.  RAISING HOPE ranked No. 4 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 (tie) and No. 2 in Teens.
RUNNING WILDE at 9:30p posted a 1.4/4 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 4 in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 2 in Teens.
WEDNESDAY
8:00-10:00      HELL’S KITCHEN: (A18-49: 3.1/9, 6.8 Mil Total Viewers)

HELL’S KITCHEN posted a 3.1/9 for the night among Adults 18-49 and maintained its performance from the previous week (3.1/9).

HELL’S KITCHEN is the only 4-net reality program to be up from its premiere at this point in the season.

Back to back episodes of HELL’S KITCHEN gave FOX the No. 2 rank for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

THURSDAY
8:00-9:00        BONES: (A18-49: 2.6/8, 9.6 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      FRINGE: (A18-49: 2.0/5, 5.2 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.3/7, 7.4 Mil Total Viewers)

BONES posted a 2.6/8 among Adults 18-49 on par with its average this season (2.6/8).  In Total Viewers BONES grew +4% compared to the previous week (9.6 vs. 9.2 Mil.)  BONES ranked No. 2 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34 (tie) and No. 1 in Women 18-34.  
 
At 9p FRINGE delivered a 2.0/5, also on par with its prior season average (2.0/5) and the previous week in Adults 18-49 (2.0/5).  FRINGE ranked No. 4 in the hour among Adults 18-49.

FOX ranked No. 4 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00        HOUSE (R): (A18-49: 0.7/3, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00      GOOD GUYS: (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

At 8p an encore HOUSE posted a 0.7/3 among Adults 18-49 and THE GOOD GUYS posted a 0.8/3 at 9p.

FOX ranked No. 5 for the night in Adults 18-49 and No. 3 among Adults 18-34 (tie).

SATURDAY
7:52-11:01      NLCS GAME 1 (GIANTS&PHILLIES) (S): (A18-49: 2.1/7, 7.1 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-11:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 2.2/7, 7.3 Mil Total Viewers)

MLB NLCS GAME 1 on FOX posted a 2.1/7 rating among Adults 18-49 from 7:52-11:01p.

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and all key demos.

SUNDAY
7:00-7:10        NFL OVER-RUN (C): (A18-49: 10.5/34, 28.6 Mil Total Viewers)
7:10-8:00        THE OT: (A18-49: 4.3/14, 11.3 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-8:15        NLCS PRE-GAME (S): (A18-49: 2.8/8, 8.7 Mil Total Viewers)
8:15-11:22      NLCS GAME 2 (GIANTS&PHILLIES) (S): (A18-49: 2.7/7, 8.8 Mil Total Viewers)
7:00-11:00      FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 3.4/9, 10.5 Mil Total Viewers)

MLB NLCS GAME 2 on FOX posted a 2.7/7 among Adults 18-49 from 8:15-11:22p, showing growth of +93% compared to the equivalent NLCS Game 2 on TBS last year on Friday, 10/16/09 at 4pm (1.4/8).

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

OCTOBER 11 – 17, 2010

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18-49           ADULTS 18-34           VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX   2.6/8                 FOX    2.4/8                FOX      7.6
ABC   2.4/7                 ABC    1.9/6               ABC       8.8
CBS   2.7/8                 CBS    1.7/5                CBS      11.1
NBC   2.5/7                NBC    2.0/7                NBC       7.1

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 11 – 17, 2010

(source; FOX)


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