“Idol” wins 11th consecutive Wednesday in multiple demos

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FOX’s week was highlighted by strong performances from AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, HELL’S KITCHEN, NEW GIRL and THE MINDY PROJECT.  AMERICAN IDOL won its eleventh consecutive Wednesday night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.  On Monday, freshman series THE FOLLOWING grew +4% in its second half-hour despite increased competition in the hour.  FOX’s Tuesday comedy and reality line-up led the network to rank No. 1 for the night among Adults 18-34 for the night.  In fact, NEW GIRL was the No. 1 comedy among Adults 18-49 on Tuesday.   For the week, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 (tied) among Adults 18-49.


For the week, FOX had:

·         3 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL- Thu (No. 9) and THE FOLLOWING (No. 20).

·         7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 4), NEW GIRL (No. 6), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 11), THE FOLLOWING (No. 16), THE MINDY PROJECT (No. 18), HELL’S KITCHEN (No. 20 tie) and BONES (No. 20 tie).

·         5 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 5), AMERICAN DAD Encore (No. 8), FAMILY GUY Encore (No. 12 tie) and THE SIMPSONS Encore (No. 12 tie).

·         2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL-Wed (No. 7) and AMERICAN IDOL-Thu (No. 9).