FOX Opens FanFront Event to Fans After Their Upfront Presentation!

FOX Upfront 2013 - Join the Extraordinary - FanFront - HeaderImmediately after the network presentation of its fall schedule to industry reps, fans will be able to mingle with stars from its new and returning shows. The annual event is being turned into a fan event by FOX (FOX FanFront).

The event is free to those who are lucky to RSVP right away… via email or calling (646) 745-1570. If you are one of the lucky persons to be allowed in, you’ll be with stars from the network’s yet-to-be-announced new shows as well as returning hits The Following, Bones, Glee, New Girl, The Mindy ProjectRaising Hope, American Idol and The X Factor

Supposedly there will be a surprise musical performance and some swag will be available. Fans are also encouraged to submit questions for talent on their Facebook page and via Twitter. It will be interesting if this gives FOX a boost in their followings for the shows or give them a reason to cancel shows faster…

THE X FACTOR Online Auditions Extended Through Friday, April 27

THE X FACTOR is extending online auditions to Friday, April 27th. Solo artists and vocal groups have an additional two weeks to submit their online auditions. To audition online, auditioners should upload a thirty-second introduction and a one-and-a-half minute a cappella video performance to www.TheXFactorUSA.com.

THE X FACTOR invites ALL of America, ages 12 and over with no upper age limit, to audition for Season Two (subject to full eligibility requirements). Additionally, artists with pre-existing management contracts are now eligible to audition! Please visit http://www.TheXFactorUSA.com for full eligibility requirements and audition terms and conditions.

Auditioners may also attend one of the open call auditions in San Francisco, CA (April 20), Greensboro, NC (May 1) and Providence, RI (May 10) or MyStudio booths across the country. Open Call and MyStudio Recording Studios and audition information below:

OPEN CALL AUDITIONS

  • San Francisco, CA
    Cow Palace
    Registration: April 18-19
    Audition: April 20
  • Greensboro, NC
    Coliseum
    Registration: April 29-30
    Audition: May 1
  • Providence, RI
    Dunkin’ Donuts Center
    Registration: May 9
    Audition: May 10

MYSTUDIO BOOTHS

  • Aiei, HI – Pearlridge Center (March 1 – April 15)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Westfield Culver City (March 9 – April 15)
  • Las Vegas, NV – Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino (March 14 – April 15)
  • Tempe, AZ – Arizona Mills Mall (March 1 – April 15)
  • Franklin, TN – Coolsprings Galleria (March 1 – April 15)
  • Paramus, NJ – Westfield Garden State Plaza (March 1 – April 15)
  • Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino (March 9 – April 15)

Sign up now for all audition information and audition details, including rules and eligibility requirements at http://www.TheXFactorUSA.com. Hopefuls should check back regularly for updated information, rules and registration forms.

The No. 1 unscripted series of the fall has discovered such diverse recording artists as winner Melanie Amaro, and finalists Astro, Chris Rene, Josh Krajcik, Marcus Canty and Rachel Crow, who have all signed major deals with Sony Music.

Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid will return as judges to THE X FACTOR this fall on FOX. Additional judges to be announced.

Visit http://www.TheXFactorUSA.com or http://www.facebook.com/TheXFactorUSA for the latest news and information about THE X FACTOR, and log on to Twitter @TheXFactorUSA (#XFactor).

THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America. Rob Wade and Siobhan Greene are executive producers for Syco Television. Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Richard Holloway and Andrew Llinares serve as executive producers for FremantleMedia North America.

via Fox Press Release

FOX Wins Three Weeks Straight and Remains Only Network to Gain in Both Ratings and Viewers

FOX earned its third consecutive weekly victory last week and remains the only broadcast network to post a year-over-year gain among both Adults 18-49 (+16%) and Total Viewers (+18%). Averaging a 3.9/11 rating for the week, FOX widened its lead as this fall’s No. 1 network among Adults 18-49 outperformed the No. 2 network (CBS) by +39% — more than a full rating point advantage.

With an astounding seven-game 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES, THE X FACTOR‘s very first live performance show and the scarily strong 22nd installment of THE SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR, FOX also won the week among Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

Key weekly highlights include:

  • The first THE X FACTOR live performance show gave FOX the Tuesday win and posted the highest-rated Tuesday night on any network so far this season.
  • THE X FACTOR delivered a 4.4/12 among Adults 18-49, up +13% in the core adult demo and up +16% in Total Viewers versus the previous Tuesday.
  • THE X FACTOR tied its series premiere rating among Adults 18-49 and was the No. 1 program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
  • THE X FACTOR grew +32% in the core adult demo from its first half hour to its last.
  • Game 7 of the 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES drew 25.4 million viewers and is the highest-rated, most-watched game since 2004, when the Boston Red Sox ended their historic World Series drought in Game 4 with 28.8 million viewers.
  • Game 7 was FOX‘s single most watched Friday night program in FOX history and gave the network its highest-rated Friday night in more than 15 years among Adults 18-49 (since 10/11/96).
  • The complete 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES on FOX averaged 16.6 million viewers, up an impressive +19% over last year’s 14.3 million viewers. In addition, the 2011 MLB WORLD SERIES posted year-to-year double-digit increases across all key male and adult categories: Men 12-17 (+30%); Men 18-34 (+24%), Men 18-49 (+17%); Men 25-54 (+16%); Adults 18-34 (+27%); Adults 18-49 (+23%); and Adults 25-54 (+21%).
  • FOX closed the week on Sunday with THE SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR XXII, which posted a 4.0/10 among Adults 18-49 — up +8% from last year’s ‘Treehouse of Horror‘ episode (3.7/9 on 11/7/10). In addition, THE SIMPSONS gained +33% week over week and achieved its highest rated telecast in almost 10 months among Adults 18-49 (since 1/9/11).

Weekly Program Rankers

FOX had 5 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 2), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 3), THE X FACTOR-TUE SP (No. 8), WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 10) and THE SIMPSONS (No. 14).

FOX had 8 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 2), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 3), SIMPSONS (No. 4), FAMILY GUY (No. 5), WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 9), THE X FACTOR TUE SP (No. 11), ALLEN GREGORY (No. 18 tie), and THE SIMPSONS 730P SP (No. 18 tie).

FOX had 9 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 2), THE SIMPSONS (No. 3), THE X FACTOR TUE (No. 4 tie), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (No. 4 tie), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 6), FAMILY GUY (No. 7), THE SIMPSONS 730P SP (No. 11), ALLEN GREGORY (No. 12), and WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 19).

FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Total Viewers: WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (No. 1), WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (No. 3), WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (No. 10), and THE X FACTOR TUE SP (No. 14).

Nightly and Program Highlights – October 24 – 30, 2011

MONDAY

7:30-8:02 WORLD SERIES PRE-GAME 5 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.3/5, 4.6 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-11:40 WORLD SERIES GAME 5 (S): (Adults 18-49: 4.2/11, 14.3 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 3.9/10, 13.5 Mil Total Viewers

From 8:02-11:40p the MLB WORLD SERIES GAME 5: ST. LOUIS at TEXAS (S) posted a 4.2/11 among Adults 18-49. FOX ranked #2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and #1 among Adults 18-34 and all key male demos.

TUESDAY

8:00-10:30 THE X FACTOR-TUE SP (S): (Adults 18-49: 4.4/12, 12.1 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Teens and posted the highest rated Tuesday on any network so far this season among Adults 18-49.

THE X FACTOR posted a 4.4/12 among Adults 18-49, up +13% from last Tuesday (3.9/10) and up +16% in Total Viewers (12.1 vs. 10.4 Mil.)

THE X FACTOR posted its highest Adults 18-49 rating since its debut on 9/21/11 (4.4/12) and its highest Adults 25-54 rating ever (5.2/12).

From its first half hour to its last THE X FACTOR grew +32% in Adults 18-49 (half hours: 3.7 > 4.2 > 4.5 > 4.5 > 4.9).

THE X FACTOR was the No. 1 program of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00 GLEE (RS): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-10:00 GLEE (RS): (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.2 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 0.7/2, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers

Airing in place of a rained-out MLB World Series Game 6, encores of GLEE posted a 0.7/2 in both the 8p and 9p hours. FOX ranked #4 (tie) for the night in Adults 18-49.

THURSDAY

7:30-8:02 WORLD SERIES PRE-GAME 6 (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.7/6, 5.8 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-12:43 WORLD SERIES GAME 6 (S): (Adults 18-49: 6.5/18, 21.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 5.6/15, 19.3 Mil Total Viewers

From 8:02p-12:43a the MLB WORLD SERIES GAME 6: TEXAS at ST. LOUIS (S) posted a 6.5/18 among Adults 18-49. FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54 and Teens.

FRIDAY

7:30-8:02 WORLD SERIES PRE-GAME 7 (S): (Adults 18-49: 2.1/8, 7.0 Mil Total Viewers)

8:02-11:29 WORLD SERIES GAME 7 (S): (Adults 18-49: 7.4/22, 25.4 Mil Total Viewers)

8:00-11:00 FOX PRIME: (Adults 18-49: 7.1/22, 24.9 Mil Total Viewers

From 8:02-11:29p the MLB WORLD SERIES GAME 7: TEXAS at ST. LOUIS (S) posted a 7.4/22 among Adults 18-49. FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54 and Teens.

FOX posted its highest rated Friday night in over 15 years among Adults 18-49 (since 10/11/96) and highest ever among Total Viewers.

SATURDAY

8:00-10:00 AMERICA’S MOST WANTED (S): (Adults 18-49: 1.5/5, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers)

A special AMERICA’S MOST WANTED led FOX to a #2 rank among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Total Viewers.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:30 THE CLEVELAND SHOW (R): (A18 49: 1.2/3, 2.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:30-7:59 THE SIMPSONS (RS): (A18 49: 2.5/7, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers)

7:59-8:30 THE SIMPSONS: (A18 49: 4.0/10, 8.1 Mil Total Viewers)

8:30-9:00 ALLEN GREGORY (P): (A18 49: 2.4/6, 4.8 Mil Total Viewers)

9:00-9:30 FAMILY GUY: (A18 49: 3.2/7, 6.0 Mil Total Viewers)

9:30-10:00 THE CLEVELAND SHOW: (A18 49: 2.4/5, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers)

7:00-10:00 FOX PRIME: (A18 49: 2.6/6, 5.3 Mil Total Viewers)

FOX ranked #3 for the night in Adults 18-49 and #2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 8p THE SIMPSONS’ TREEHOUSE OF HORROR XXII posted a 4.0/10 in Adults 18-49, up +33% from its performance four weeks ago (10/2/11, 3.0/8) and up +8% from last year’s ‘Treehouse of Horror’ episode (3.7/9 on 11/7/10).

THE SIMPSONS achieved its highest rated telecast in almost 10 months among Adults 18-49 (since 1/9/11).

THE SIMPSONS ranked #2 in the 8p half hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and #1 in Teens and outperformed week two of ABC’s Once Upon A Time in head to head competition in the 8p half-hour by +5% (4.0 vs. 3.8)

The series debut of ALLEN GREGORY posted a 2.4/6 in Adults 18-49.

At 9p FAMILY GUY posted a 3.2/7 in Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in its half-hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW at 9:30p posted 2.4/5 in Adults 18-49 and ranked #2 in the 9:30p half-hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens.

In the 7p hour encores of THE CLEVELAND SHOW and THE SIMPSONS posted 1.2/3 and 2.5/7, respectively.

OCTOBER 24 – 30, 2011

TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18 49 ADULTS 18 34 VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX 3.9/11 FOX 3.5/11 FOX 12.6

ABC 2.5/7 ABC 1.8/6 ABC 8.9

CBS 2.8/8 CBS 1.7/5 CBS 11.0

NBC 2.3/6 NBC 2.0/6 NBC 6.5

11/12 FOX Programs: Live + 7 in Adults 18-49

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/16/11) among Adults 18-49:

11/12 Season thru 10/16 Live+Same Day Adults 18-49 Live + 7 Adults 18-49 % Change
HOUSE 3.3/8 4.3/10 +30%
TERRA NOVA 3.0/7 4.1/10 +37%
GLEE 3.8/11 5.0/14 +32%
NEW GIRL 4.5/11 6.0/15 +33%
RAISING HOPE 2.9/7 3.8/9 +31%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 4.2/11 4.8/13 +14%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 4.0/11 4.6/13 +15%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 1.6/6 2.0/7 +25%
FRINGE 1.3/4 2.1/6 +62%
THE SIMPSONS 3.4/9 3.9/10 +15%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 2.9/7 3.2/8 +10%
FAMILY GUY 3.8/9 4.7/11 +24%
AMERICAN DAD 2.9/6 3.3/7 +14%

11/12 FOX Programs: Live +7 in Total Viewers

Live+Same Day vs. Live + 7 ratings (available through 10/16/11) among Total Viewers:

11/12 Season thru 10/16 Live+Same Day P2+ (Mil.) Live + 7 P2+ (Mil.) % Change
HOUSE 8.3 10.6 +28%
TERRA NOVA 8.5 11.3 +33%
GLEE 8.7 11.6 +33%
NEW GIRL 9.4 12.2 +30%
RAISING HOPE 6.4 8.0 +25%
THE X FACTOR- Wed 12.1 13.7 +13%
THE X FACTOR- Thu 11.9 13.4 +13%
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES 3.9 4.7 +21%
FRINGE 3.2 4.8 +50%
THE SIMPSONS 7.1 8.0 +13%
THE CLEVELAND SHOW 5.8 6.4 +10%
FAMILY GUY 7.3 8.9 +22%
AMERICAN DAD 5.8 6.6 +14%

via Fox Press Release