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FOX's X FACTOR Finale Ranks No. 1 Among Teens

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FOX's X FACTOR Finale Ranks No. 1 Among Teens

Strong performance by the two-night The X Factor finale this week led the network to rank No. 1 for the week among Teens and No. 2 among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

FOX won both Wednesday and Thursday nights among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens. Wednesday's The X Factor was the highest-rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens and was up +4% from last year's performance finale (on 12/21/11) in Adults 18-34 (2.6 vs. 2.5). The X Factor delivered its highest Wednesday night Teens rating in over two months (since 10/10/12).

The X Factor: Performance Finale: Top 3 Perform posted 2.7/8, the same as last week in Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.7/8) while it was up +6% in Total Viewers (8.3 vs. 7.8 Mil) and +26% in Teens (2.4/9 vs. 1.9/7).

FOX delivered its highest Thursday in Total Viewers (9.7 Mil) so far this season excluding Game 2 of the World Series on 10/25/12. THE X FACTOR finale delivered a 3.1/9, up +29% from last week in Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.4/7), +26% in Total Viewers (9.7 vs. 7.7 Mil), +29% in Adults 18-34 (2.7/9 vs. 2.1/7) and +82% in Teens (3.1/12 vs. 1.7/6). THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

THE X FACTOR posted its highest Teens rating on any night of the week in three months (since 9/20/12), its highest Adults 18-49 in over two months (since 10/10/12) and its highest Total Viewers in over two months (since 10/3/12).

For the week, FOX had:

6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: THE X FACTOR-Thurs (No. 8), THE X FACTOR-Wed (No. 11), Family Guy (No. 12), THE Simpsons ENCORE (No. 13 tie), THE Simpsons 12/23 8:30 PM (No. 18) and American Dad (No. 19).

6 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: THE X FACTOR-Thurs (No. 5), THE X FACTOR-Wed (No. 6 tie), Family Guy (No. 6 tie), THE Simpsons ENCORE (No. 9), THE Simpsons 12/23 8:30 PM (No. 10 tie) and American Dad (No. 10 tie).

7 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: THE X FACTOR-Thurs (No. 1 tie), THE X FACTOR-Wed (No. 3), Family Guy (No. 5), THE Simpsons 12/23 8:30 PM (No. 6), American Dad (No. 9 tie), THE SIMPSONS ENCORE (No. 9 tie) and ICE AGE MAMMOTH X-MAS (No. 18 tie) .

2 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: THE X FACTOR-Thurs (No. 11), THE X FACTOR-Wed (No. 16).


Nightly and Program Highlights

MONDAY

8:00-8:30 DREAMWORKS DRAGONS (S): (A18?49: 1.5/4, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 ICE AGE MAMMOTH X-MAS (RS): (A18?49: 1.5/4, 4.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 PEANUTS: HAPPINESS (RS): (A18?49: 0.9/2, 2.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.2/3, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)



FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

Holiday special DRAGONS: GIFT OF THE NIGHT OF FURY did 1.5/4 in Adults 18-49 followed by encores of ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (1.5/4) and HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN (0.9/2).

TUESDAY
8:00-8:30 Raising Hope (R): (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-8:59 BEN & KATE (R): (A18?49: 0.8/2, 1.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:59-9:30 New Girl (R): (A18?49: 0.8/2, 1.7 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 The Mindy Project (R): (A18?49: 0.6/2, 1.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.8/2, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)


FOX ranked #4 for the night in Adults 18-49 with encores of Raising Hope (1.0/3), Ben And Kate (0.8/2), New Girl (0.8/2) and The Mindy Project (0.6/2).


WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00 THE X FACTOR: (Adults 18-49: 2.7/8, 8.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens. FOX won its fourth consecutive Wednesday night in Adults 18-49, sixth consecutive in Adults 18-34 and ninth consecutive in Teens.



FOX outperformed the No. 2 network of the night, NBC by +50% in Adults 18-49 (2.7/8 vs. 1.8/5), +73% in Adults 18-34 (2.6/9 vs. 1.5/5), +200% in Teens (2.4/9 vs. 0.8/3) and +32% in Total Viewers (8.3 vs. 6.3 Mil.)



THE X FACTOR: Performance Finale: Top 3 Perform posted 2.7/8, the same as last week in Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.7/8) while it was up +6% in Total Viewers (8.3 vs. 7.8 Mil) and +26% in Teens (2.4/9 vs. 1.9/7).



THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens.



THE X FACTOR is up +4% from last year's performance finale (on 12/21/11) in Adults 18-34 (2.6 vs. 2.5) and even among Teens (2.4). THE X FACTOR did its highest Wednesday night Teens rating in over two months (since 10/10/12).



THURSDAY

8:00-10:00 THE X FACTOR: (Adults 18-49: 3.1/9, 9.7 Mil Total Viewers)
FOX won the night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens. FOX delivered its highest Thursday in Total Viewers (9.7 Mil) so far this season excluding Game 2 of the World Series on 10/25/12.



THE X FACTOR finale did 3.1/9, up +29% from last week in Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.4/7), +26% in Total Viewers (9.7 vs. 7.7 Mil), +29% in Adults 18-34 (2.7/9 vs. 2.1/7) and +82% in Teens (3.1/12 vs. 1.7/6).



THE X FACTOR was the highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.



THE X FACTOR posted its highest Teens rating on any night of the week in three months (since 9/20/12), its highest Adults 18-49 in over two months (since 10/10/12) and its highest Total Viewers in over two months (since 10/3/12).



Compared to Wednesday's performance finale episode, THE X FACTOR was up +15% in Adults 18-49 (3.1/9 vs. 2.7/8), +17% in Total Viewers (9.7 vs. 8.3 Mil), +4% in Adults 18-34 (2.7/9 vs. 2.6/9) and +29% in Teens (3.1/12 vs. 2.4/9).



FRIDAY
8:00-9:00 Kitchen Nightmares (R): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 2.3 Mil Total Viewers)
9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (A18?49: 1.0/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)
8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.0/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

On Friday, an encore Kitchen Nightmares posted a 0.9/3 in Adults 18-49.

At 9p, FRINGE drew a 1.0/3 among Adults 18-49.

SATURDAY
8:00-8:31 COPS: (A18?49: 0.9/3, 3.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:31-9:00 COPS 2 (R): (A18?49: 0.9/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 Kitchen Nightmares (R): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 1.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.8/3, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)


FOX ranked No. 1 on Saturday among Adults 18-49 with COPS at 8p (0.9/3) and 830p (0.9/3) and an encore Kitchen Nightmares (0.7/2).



SUNDAY

7:00-7:35 NFL OVER-RUN: (A18?49: 7.5/26, 22.6 Mil Total Viewers)

7:35-8:00 THE OT: (A18?49: 4.0/13, 10.9 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-8:30 THE SIMPSONS (R): (A18?49: 2.4/7, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 THE SIMPSONS (RS): (A18?49: 2.1/6, 4.9 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 Family Guy: (A18?49: 2.5/8, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 American Dad: (A18?49: 2.0/6, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 3.5/11, 9.3 Mil Total Viewers)



FOX ranked No. 2 on Sunday night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.



Encores of THE SIMPSONS aired at 8p (2.4/7) and 830p (2.1/6).



Originals of Family Guy posted a 2.5/8 at 9p and American Dad a 2.0/6 at 930p.





DECEMBER 17 - 23, 2012



TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18?49 ADULTS 18?34 VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX 2.0/6 FOX 1.8/6 FOX 5.6

ABC 1.1/3 ABC 0.8/3 ABC 4.8

CBS 1.5/4 CBS 1.0/3 CBS 7.5

NBC 2.5/7 NBC 2.0/7 NBC 8.1



12/13 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 12/9/12) among Adults 18-49:



12/13 Season through 12/9 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change

BONES 2.1/6 3.0/8 +43%

The Mob Doctor 1.0/3 1.4/3 +40%

Raising Hope 1.7/5 2.2/7 +29%

Ben And Kate 1.4/4 1.7/5 +21%

New Girl 2.4/6 3.9/10 +63%

The Mindy Project 1.7/5 2.4/6 +41%

THE X FACTOR-Wed 3.2/9 3.8/11 +19%

THE X FACTOR-Thu 2.9/9 3.5/11 +21%

GLEE 2.5/7 3.9/10 +56%

Kitchen Nightmares 1.1/4 1.5/5 +36%

FRINGE 1.0/3 1.6/5 +60%

The Cleveland Show 1.8/5 2.1/5 +17%

THE SIMPSONS 3.1/8 3.6/9 +16%

BOB'S BURGERS 2.1/5 2.4/6 +14%

FAMILY GUY 2.9/7 3.9/9 +34%

AMERICAN DAD 2.2/5 2.7/6 +23%





12/13 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 12/9/12) among Total Viewers:



12/13 Season thru 12/9 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change

BONES 7.4 9.8 +32%

The Mob Doctor 3.6 4.7 +31%

Raising Hope 3.9 4.9 +26%

Ben And Kate 2.9 3.5 +21%

New Girl 4.6 7.1 +54%

The Mindy Project 3.3 4.4 +33%

THE X FACTOR-Wed 8.7 10.1 +16%

THE X FACTOR-Thu 8.4 9.7 +15%

GLEE 6.1 9.1 +49%

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.1 3.8 +23%

FRINGE 2.7 4.2 +56%

The Cleveland Show 3.8 4.2 +11%

THE SIMPSONS 6.7 7.6 +13%

BOB'S BURGERS 4.5 5.0 +11%

FAMILY GUY 5.8 7.6 +31%

AMERICAN DAD 4.6 5.5 +20%





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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