FOX Wins Thanksgiving Night with 'The Simpsons Movie'




The TV premiere of the cartoon's movie owed it to NFL game between New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys in the afternoon.

The quiet Thanksgiving night gave the victory to FOX, thanks to its afternoon coverage of New Orleans Saints-Dallas Cowboys game that led to the broadcast premiere of "The Simpsons Movie". The network won with 7.6 million viewers and a 3.9 rating/8 share in primetime.

CBS was the runner-up with the repeats of "The Big Bang Theory", "$#*! My Dad Says", "Mike & Molly" and "The Mentalist". The Eye had an average of 6.87 million viewers in adults 18-49 demographic. ABC claimed the bronze with 4.43 million viewers despite its Beyonce Knowles special.

NBC came fourth with 4.1 million which was already boosted by a Taylor Swift special. In the last place is The CW which relied on the repeats of "The Vampire Diaries" and "Nikita" and took in 2.24 million viewers.

Last year, CBS was the network to beat. It claimed victory on the Thanksgiving holiday due to "Survivor: Samoa" which drew 9.29 million viewers in adults 18-49 and its repeats of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "The Mentalist". FOX came second with "Night at the Museum" which absorbed 6.65 million viewers.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Sylvester Stallone May Star in More Marvel Films After 'GOTG 2'
  2. Kim Kardashian's 'Jealous' of Kourtney's Hot Beach Body
  3. 'The Voice' Live Top 12 Eliminations: Who Is the First to Get Sent Home?
  4. Scott Gimple Teases Rick's Death in 'The Walking Dead' Season 8
  5. Inside Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton's Plan to Get More Money From 'The Voice'
  6. 'KUWTK': Lisa Rinna's Family to Replace the Kardashians
  7. Is Gigi Hadid Taking Her Diet Too Far? Her Extreme Weight Loss Raises Concern
  8. 'The Walking Dead': The First Two New Characters in Season 8 Revealed
  9. 'The Flash' 3.20 Promo: Savitar Will Be Unmasked in 'I Know Who You Are'
  10. Find Out Why Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Bans Kanye West From Mexican Trip

CELEBS PHOTO