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AMERICAN IDOL Highlights Strong Weekly Performances for FOX

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AMERICAN IDOL Highlights Strong Weekly Performances for FOX

FOX's week was highlighted by strong performances from AMERICAN IDOL, BONES, THE FOLLOWING, NEW GIRL, and THE MINDY PROJECT. American Idol has grown +2% among Adults 18-34 this season versus the same hours last season, Bones delivered its second most-watched episode of the season, and New Girl dominated among Adults 18-34 on Tuesday night. FOX ranked No. 2 for the week among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and continues to close the gap for second place this season, only two tenths of a rating point behind declining NBC

For the week, FOX had:

· 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 4), The Following (No. 15), New Girl (No. 19) and Family Guy (No. 20).

· 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 3), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 5), Family Guy (No. 7), New Girl (No. 8), AMERICAN DAD (No. 12), The Following (No. 14) and The Simpsons (No. 17).

· 8 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 2), AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 3), Glee (No. 5), Family Guy (No. 6), AMERICAN DAD (No. 10), New Girl (No. 16 tie), The Following (No. 16 tie) and The Simpsons (No. 16 tie).

· 2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: AMERICAN IDOL- WED (No. 6) and AMERICAN IDOL- THU (No. 8).

Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 BONES: (A18 49: 2.4/6, 9.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 THE FOLLOWING: (A18 49: 2.9/7, 9.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.6/7, 9.0 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 on Monday night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens (both ties).

At 8p Bones (2.4/6) was up +9% from its prior season average with originals in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6) and +18% in Total Viewers (9.1 Mil vs. 7.7 Mil). Bones delivered its second-highest Total Viewers of the season, behind last week's 9.3 Mil.

Week three of The Following posted a 2.9/7 in Adults 18-49. The Following was the highest rated drama of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

TUESDAY

8:00-8:30 RAISING HOPE: (A18 49: 1.6/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 Raising Hope (S): (A18 49: 1.5/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 NEW GIRL: (A18 49: 2.6/7, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE MINDY PROJECT: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.9/5, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night in Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens (tie) and No. 1 in Men 18-34.

Back-to-back episodes of Raising Hope posted a 1.6/5 at 8pm and a 1.5/4 at 8:30pm in Adults 18-49.

At 9pm, New Girl delivered a 2.6/7 among Adults 18-49, +13% above its season norm for originals (2.3/6). New Girl was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-34.

THE MINDY PROJECT delivered a 1.9/5 in Adults 18-49, up +12% from the previous week (1.7/4) and +19% from its season average for originals (1.6/4). The Mindy Project posted its highest Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 ratings in four months (both since 10/9/12) and its highest Total Viewers since its second telecast on 10/2/12.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (A18 49: 4.6/13, 14.3 Mil Total Viewers)

On Wednesday, FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos. FOX outperformed the No. 2 network of the night, ABC, by +109% in Adults 18-49 (4.6/13 vs. 2.2/6), +124% in Adults 18-34 (3.8/12 vs. 1.7/5) and the No. 2 net in Total Viewers, CBS, by +43% (14.3 Mil vs. 10.0 Mil).

The first night of 'Hollywood' on American Idol posted a 4.6/13 among Adults 18-49. American Idol was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key demos and outperformed the No. 2 program of the night by +24% in Adults 18-49 (4.6/13 vs. 3.7/10 for ABC's Modern Family), +27% in Adults 18-34 (3.8/12 vs. 3.0/9 for ABC's Modern Family) and +19% in Total Viewers (14.3 Mil vs. 9.8 Mil for CBS' Criminal Minds).

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AMERICAN IDOL: (A18 49: 4.1/12, 13.3 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 GLEE: (A18 49: 2.2/6, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 3.2/9, 9.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and won the night in Adults 18-34, Teens and Women 18-49/18-34. In Adults 18-34, FOX outperformed the next highest rated network by +35% (2.7/9 vs. 2.0/7 for CBS).

AMERICAN IDOL delivered a 4.1/12 in Adults 18-49 and was the highest rated program of the night in Teens.

At 9pm, Glee posted a 2.2/6 among Adults 18-49, up +5% from the previous week (2.1/6). Glee ranked No. 1 in its time period among Teens and No. 2 among Adults 18-34.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00 Touch (S): (A18 49: 1.1/3, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 Touch (P): (A18 49: 0.9/3, 3.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 1.0/3, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, FOX ranked No. 2 among Adults 18-34 (tie), No. 1 in Teens and No. 4 among Adults 18-49.

The season premiere of Touch delivered a 1.0/3 in Adults 18-49 from 8-10pm, up +43% from last September's special (0.7/3 on 9/14/12, Fri 8pm).

From 8-9pm, the special telecast of Touch posted a 1.1/3 and outperformed CBS' premiere of The Job in head to head competition in The Hour by +22% (1.1/3 vs. 0.9/3).

From 9-10pm, Touch posted a 0.9/3.

SATURDAY

8:00-8:31 COPS: (A18-49: 1.0/4, 3.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 Cops 2: (A18-49: 1.1/4, 3.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 The Following (RP): (A18-49: 0.5/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 0.8/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 on Saturday night in Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

COPS (1.0/4) and Cops 2 (1.1/4) were in-line with recent performances, leading into an encore of The Following (0.5/2).

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 Bob's Burgers (R): (A18-49: 1.1/3, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 THE CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18-49: 1.4/4, 2.8 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18-49: 2.0/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 BOB'S BURGERS: (A18-49: 1.8/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY: (A18-49: 2.5/6, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 AMERICAN DAD: (A18-49: 2.0/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18-49: 1.8/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 7p, an encore Bob's Burgers posted a 1.1/3 among Adults 18-49, while an original The Cleveland Show posted a 1.4/4.

THE SIMPSONS delivered a 2.0/5 at 8p. Bob's Burgers posted a 1.8/4 at 8:30pm.

FAMILY GUY posted a 2.5/6 at 9pm and was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens, behind the Grammy Awards on CBS.

AMERICAN DAD posted a 2.0/5 at 9:30pm.

FEBRUARY 4 - 10, 2013

TOTAL PRIMETIME
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.2/6 FOX 2.0/6 FOX 6.5
ABC 1.9/5 ABC 1.5/5 ABC 6.3
CBS 3.4/9 CBS 2.5/8 CBS 13.2
NBC 1.2/3 NBC 0.9/3 NBC 4.3

12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/27/13) among Adults 18-49:

12/13 Season through 1/27 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
BONES 2.1/6 3.0/8 +43%
THE MOB DOCTOR 1.0/2 1.3/3 +30%
THE FOLLOWING 3.2/8 5.1/12 +59%
RAISING HOPE 1.7/5 2.2/6 +29%
BEN AND KATE 1.3/4 1.6/4 +23%
NEW GIRL 2.3/6 3.8/10 +65%
THE MINDY PROJECT 1.6/4 2.3/6 +44%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 5.7/15 6.7/18 +18%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.1/9 3.6/10 +16%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 5.5/15 6.5/18 +18%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 2.9/8 3.4/10 +17%
GLEE 2.4/7 3.8/10 +58%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.2/4 1.5/5 +25%
FRINGE 1.0/3 1.6/5 +60%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 1.6/4 1.9/5 +19%
THE SIMPSONS 3.1/8 3.5/9 +13%
BOB'S BURGERS 2.1/5 2.4/6 +14%
FAMILY GUY 2.9/7 3.9/9 +34%
AMERICAN DAD 2.3/5 2.8/7 +22%

12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers
Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 1/27/13) among Total Viewers:

12/13 Season thru 1/27 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
BONES 7.5 10.0 +32%
THE MOB DOCTOR 3.6 4.6 +29%
THE FOLLOWING 10.4 15.1 +45%
RAISING HOPE 3.9 4.9 +26%
BEN AND KATE 2.8 3.4 +21%
NEW GIRL 4.4 6.8 +56%
THE MINDY PROJECT 3.2 4.2 +34%
AMERICAN IDOL-Wed 17.0 19.4 +14%
THE X FACTOR-Wed 8.6 9.9 +15%
AMERICAN IDOL-Thu 16.1 18.5 +15%
THE X FACTOR-Thu 8.5 9.7 +14%
GLEE 6.1 9.0 +49%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.2 3.9 +22%
FRINGE 2.8 4.3 +52%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 3.4 3.8 +12%
THE SIMPSONS 6.6 7.5 +14%
BOB'S BURGERS 4.5 5.0 +11%
FAMILY GUY 5.9 7.6 +29%
AMERICAN DAD 4.6 5.5 +19%

About FOX Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation. FOX finished the 2011-2012 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the eighth consecutive year - a feat that has never been achieved in broadcast history - while continuing to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news.

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