FOX Strong with AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING and NFC CHAMPIONSHIP
Last week's big returns of American Idol XIII and THE FOLLOWING, along with strong performances by SLEEPY HOLLOW, ALMOST HUMAN, and the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME propelled FOX to the No. 1 spot among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. In addition, FOX delivered the top three entertainment programs of the week among Adults 18-49 with American Idol - Wed (#1, 4.7/13), The Following (#2, 4.4/12) and American Idol - Thu (#3, 3.9/12).
Overall, FOX had:
· 6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: FOX NFC CHAMPIONSHIP (No. 1), The Following (No. 4), AMERICAN IDOL-Wed. (No. 5), AMERICAN IDOL-Thu. (No. 6), Sleepy Hollow (No. 11 tie) and New Girl (No. 11 tie).
Program and Nightly Highlights
Monday: FOX ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-49 (tie) on Monday night and posted a +62% week-over-week gain among Adults 18-49.
Almost Human (2.0/6) was up +11% from the previous week (1.8/5) to post its second-highest Monday night rating in Adults 18-49 since its time period premiere on 11/18/13, and its highest Total Viewers (6.9 Mil) on Monday night so far this season.
Sleepy Hollow (2.2/6) held even with its last original in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6 on 12/9/13)
Tuesday: FOX ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-34 (tie) with DADS (1.2/4), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (1.4/4), New Girl (1.6/4) and The Mindy Project (1.1/3). New Girl was the night's highest rated broadcast program among Adults 18-34.
Wednesday: The season premiere of American Idol XIII posted a 4.7/13 in Adults 18-49, increasing +31% from the previous season's finale (3.6/11 on 5/16/13). This is the first time IDOL has come back higher than its most recent finale since Season 10 (2011).