Fox wins Thursday w/ 'The X Factor' and 'Bones'


Thanks to THE X FACTOR Top 7 Results show and an original BONES, FOX ranked #1 last night among Adults 18-49 (by +43%), Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54 and Teens.  In fact, FOX has now won nine of 11 Thursdays so far this season in the core adult demo. 

THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, making it the #1 show of the night with both of its airings this week.

In addition, THE X FACTOR and BONES were the #1 and #2 programs of the night among Teens.
THE X FACTOR: 3.1/9, up +19% from last week’s performance show (2.6/8 on 11/23/11) and even with its most recent Thursday telecast on 11/17/11.

Last night’s THE X FACTOR was up +5% in Total Viewers (10.2 vs. 9.7 Mil.) from its most recent Thursday telecast THE X FACTOR won its hour across all key demos and gained +38% among Adults 18-49 in its second half hour.
BONES: 2.8/7, up +4% from two weeks ago (2.7/7) and it its highest-rated episode since its premiere across Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Teens and Adults 25-54.
BONES won its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Teens


ABC aired the holiday specials Santa Claus is Coming to Town (2.2/6) from 8-9p and CMA Country Christmas 2011 (2.1/5) from 9-11p.
CBS aired repeats of The Big Bang Theory (2.9/9), Rules of Engagement (2.2/6), Person of Interest (1.6/4) and The Mentalist (1.6/4).

Following Community (1.7/5, up +6%) and Parks & Recreation (1.8/5, down -10% and tied as series low), NBC’s The Office (2.9/8) was flat with its last original and matched its lowest original rating ever on a Thursday night. At 9:30pm, Whitney (1.9/5, flat) tied its lowest original rating to date. Prime Suspect followed with a 1.3/4, up +18% from two weeks ago. Eleven weeks into the season, NBC has failed to rank above fourth place on any Thursday night this season

(source; FOX)