Fox's NFC Wildcard Game & Animated Series Drive Weekly Ratings
As the holidays came to a close, FOX's week was highlighted by the NFC WILDCARD PLAYOFF GAME and 2014 COTTON BOWL along with THE SIMPSONS, BOB'S BURGERS, Family Guy and AMERICAN DAD, which led the network to a second-place finish among Adults 18-34. BOB'S BURGERS delivered its highest-ratings among Adults 18-49 in one year. In addition, FOX NFL SUNDAY won the week outright across all of television among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers.
FOX Program Ratings of the Week
Program and Nightly Highlights
Monday: With all of the broadcast networks in repeats, FOX placed fifth in prime among Adults 18-49 (0.8/2). An encore Almost Human posted a 0.9/3 among Adults 18-49, followed by an encore SLEEPY HOLLOW, which delivered a 0.7/2.
Wednesday: On Wednesday, back to back encore specials of DADS averaged a 0.8/2 from 8-9pm. In the 9pm hour, back to back encore specials of Brooklyn Nine-Nine averaged a 0.6/2 among Adults 18-49.
Friday: Oklahoma State and Missouri went head to head in the 2014 COTTON BOWL (1.9/6), giving FOX a nightly victory among Adults 18-49.
Sunday: FOX ranked No. 1 (7.7/19) among Adults 18-49 Sunday night with the NFC WILDCARD PLAYOFF overrun followed by the first all-original lineup of animated comedies in three weeks (since 12/15/13). The prime portion of the NFL Game from 7-7:51pm (17.3/43) and its post-game show from 7:51-8:07pm (10.0/25) pushed The Simpsons to a start time of 8:07pm, with the rest of prime sliding. All four animated comedies were up significantly from their respective fall averages: The Simpsons (+70%, 4.6/11 vs. 2.7/7), BOB'S BURGERS (+52%, 2.9/7 vs. 1.9/5), Family Guy (+24%, 3.1/7 vs. 2.5/6) and AMERICAN DAD (+25%, 2.5/6 vs. 2.0/5).
DECEMBER 30, 2013 - JANUARY 5, 2014
ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)
FOX 2.2/6 FOX 1.9/6 FOX 6.6
ABC 1.3/4 ABC 0.9/3 ABC 5.1
CBS 1.2/3 CBS 0.7/2 CBS 6.8
NBC 2.6/7 NBC 2.0/7 NBC 8.5
CW 0.4/1 CW 0.3/1 CW 1.1
UNI 1.0/3 UNI 0.8/3 UNI 2.6
TEL 0.5/2 TEL 0.5/2 TEL 1.3