Fox takes young demo w/ 'Hell's Kitchen' and 'Masterchef'


FOX rose to the top of the Tuesday night pressure cooker to win the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54 and delivered the network’s highest Tuesday in Total Viewers so far this summer with entertainment programming.

HELL’S KITCHEN posted a 2.7/9 among Adults 18-49 (same as last week) and won its 8p hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54, and significantly outperformed ABC’s Wipeout in head-to-head competition by +42% in Adults 18-49 (2.7/9 vs. 1.9/6).

At 9pm, MASTERCHEF delivered a 2.5/7 among Adults 18-49 (same as last week) and posted its highest Total Viewers EVER.  Also last night, MASTERCHEF tied its highest Adults 18-49 and delivered its highest Adults 18-34 this summer.

Following an original Wipeout (1.9/6), week two of ABC’s new game show Take the Money and Run posted a 1.8/5.  Combat Hospital finished the night at a 0.9/3.

CBS aired repeats of NCIS (1.6/5), NCIS: Los Angeles (1.4/4), and The Mentalist (1.1/3).

NBC’s new game show It’s Worth What? delivered a 1.1/4 at 8p, its lowest original rating to date. From 9-11p, America’s Got Talent (2.9/8) posted its lowest Tuesday rating this summer, dropping -22% from its prior average on the night (3.7/11).


Wipeout: 1.9/6, down -5% vs 8/2/11 
Take the Money & Run:  1.8/5, down -5% vs 8/2/11
Combat Hospital:  0.9/3, down -10% vs 8/2/11

NCIS (R):  1.6/5
NCIS: LA (R):  1.4/4
The Mentalist (R):  1.1/3

It’s Worth What?:  1.1/4, down – 8% from last week, lowest to date
America’s Got Talent:  2.9/8, down – 6% and is its lowest-rated Tuesday this summer

(source; FOX)