Last night, 01/05/10, in cold Miami, FL seemed to fit better with the Iowa Hawkeyes’ 24-14 win over Georgia Tech. Seen on FOX, the Hawkeyes’ came to not just play they came to win and gave the fans in the stands and the viewing audience a great game.
FOX’s FEDEX ORANGE BOWL won the night among in all key male demos and ranked No. 3 among Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and No. 1 in Teens (tie).
The FEDEX ORANGE BOWL posted an approximate 3.5/9 among Adults 18-49 from 8:30-11p, marking an increase from last year’s FEDEX ORANGE BOWL on 1/1/09 (3.0/8).
ABC aired back-to-back blocks of Scrubs and Better Off Ted from 8-9p (1.5/4 and 1.3/3) and 9-10p (1.4/4 and 1.1/3). At 10p, The Forgotten (1.2/3) matched its lowest original rating to date, down -37% from its prior first-run average (1.9/5).
CBS’ NCIS (4.4/12), NCIS: LA (3.7/9) and The Good Wife (3.0/8) were all on par.
The two-hour premiere of NBC’s Biggest Loser 9 (4.6/12) was in line with its cycle 7 premiere on the same night last year (4.5/11).
The Jay Leno Show (2.2/6) was about average at 10p, but down -24% from the last time it aired out of Biggest Loser (the finale on 12/8/09).
Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX are approximate. FOX’s FEDEX ORANGE BOWL Pre-game aired until 8:23p and the FEDEX ORANGE BOWL GAME ran 8:23-11:39p.
Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings
(source; data and information provided by FOX)