FOX’s 8-10p animation block continues to show significant increases compared to FOX’s 8-10p average with regular programming last Fall, gaining +24% among Adults 18-49, +25% among Adults 18-34 and +16% in Total Viewers.
At 8p a special FAMILY GUY posted a 3.7/9 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 2 in the time period among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
At 8:30p special FAMILY GUY PRESENTS: SETH & ALEX’S ALMOST LIVE COMEDY SHOW posted a 3.4/8 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 2 in its half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
At 9p FAMILY GUY posted a 4.0/9 among Adults 18-49. For the 09/10 season FAMILY GUY has out-delivered its Fall’08 average by +21% among Adults 18-49 (4.6/11 vs. 3.8/9), +21% among Adults 18-34 (5.7/15 vs. 4.7/12) and +17% in Total Viewers (9.0 vs. 7.7 Mil.)
At 9:30p a special THE CLEVELAND SHOW delivered a 3.2/7 among Adults 18-49, up +3% compared to American Dad in the time period on 10/18/09 (vs. 3.1/7). THE CLEVELAND SHOW ranked third in the 9:30p half hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.
At 7p BROTHERS combined with some NFL overrun to post an inflated 2.3/6 in the half hour and ranked No. 3 in Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens. At 7:30p AMERICAN DAD posted a 2.1/6 among Adults 18-49 and ranked No. 3 in the half hour in Adults 18-49 and No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.
FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for ABC from 7-7:30p are approximate. Following a NASCAR Dickies 500 overrun (1.8/5) at 7p, ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos (1.9/5) and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (3.0/7) each matched their lowest ratings of the season, while Desperate Housewives (4.3/10) and Brothers & Sisters (2.9/8) established new season lows, falling -14% and -12% from their last telecasts, respectively.
Due to an NFL overrun in the 7p hour, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate. 60 Minutes delivered a 3.9/10 from 730-8p, while the Amazing Race 15 combined with 60 minutes to post a 3.5/9 from 8-9p, Three Rivers combined with The Amazing Race to deliver a 2.3/5 from 10-11p, and Cold Case combined with Three Rivers to post a 1.7/5 from 10-11p.
Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for NBC are approximate. In addition, note that NBC’s 7p NFL Pre-Game will be sustained by Nielsen. Following Football Night In America at 7p (2.6/7), 730p (4.1/11) and 8p (5.6/14), NBC’s Sunday Night Football Game 8: Cowboys vs. Eagles delivered a 7.6/19 from 830-11p, up from Game 7 (Cardinals vs. Giants) on Sunday 10/25/09, which posted a 5.2/13 in the Fast Nationals before rising to a 5.9/15 from 8:31-11:42p in the Finals.
(source: release and date from Fox network)