Fox rules another Thursday


FOXLive+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

With the AMERICAN IDOL Top 7 results show and an original TOUCH, FOX won last night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  FOX beat its nearest competitor for the night (CBS) by +33% in Adults 18-49 and +34% in Total Viewers.  FOX has now ranked #1 for 13 Thursdays in a row in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

  • AMERICAN IDOL: 4.2/13, up +8% from last week’s final nationalsand up +11% from last week’s prelims (vs. 3.8/12)
    • AMERICAN IDOL was also up in in Total Viewers by +7% versus last week
    • IDOL was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens and outperformed the #2 program of the night (Big Bang Theory repeat) by +40% in the core adult demo and +49% in Total Viewers.
    • Last night’s AMERICAN IDOL results show beat The Voice’s Tuesday results show by +20% in Adults 18-49 and by +70% in Total ViewersTOUCH: 2.3/6, the same as last week in Adults 18-49 and up +14% in Total Viewers (8.2 vs. 7.2 Mil).


ABC’s Missing (1.4/4) dropped -7% from last week (1.5/4), while Grey’s Anatomy (2.9/8) was up +4% from last week’s series low (2.8/8). Closing out the night, week two of Scandal (2.1/6) gained +5% versus last week’s series debut (2.0/6).

Following a repeat Big Bang Theory (2.8/9), an original of CBS’ Rules of Engagement (2.7/8) was flat with last week’s season low. Repeats of Big Bang Theory (3.0/8), 2 Broke Girls (2.1/6) and Person of Interest (1.8/5) aired from 9-11p.

On NBC, Community (1.4/5) and 30 Rock (1.4/4) were up +8% and +17%, respectively, from last week. At 9pm, The Office (2.1/6) delivered its series low, down -13% from its most recent original (2.4/6 on 3/15/12). The season finale of Up All Night delivered a 1.5/4, up +25% from last week, and at 10pm, Awake (0.9/2) matched last week’s season low.

(Source: Fox)