Fox with repeat of ‘Bones’ and ‘Fringe’ post an average view


Fox, CBS and NBC did repeats as it was going up against the final college game of the year, the BCS – Alabama vs. Texas, which Bama won.

Last night, Thursday, 01/07/10, FOX, CBS and NBC aired repeats (except Jay Leno Show at 10pm) while ABC aired the BCS Championship game. FOX’s encore of BONES at 8p posted a 1.7/5, while the 9p encore of FRINGE posted a 1.0/3.

Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for ABC are approximate.  Following an 8p pre-game (6.4/18), ABC’s BCS Championship: Texas vs. Alabama posted a 10.2/25 from 830-11p.

On CBS, back-to-back repeat episodes of CSI (1.9/5 & 2.3/5) and a repeat The Mentalist (2.2/6).
NBC ran repeats of Community (1.7/5), Parks & Recreation (1.3/3), The Office (1.7/4) and 30 Rock (1.7/4) followed by the lowest rated Thursday Jay Leno Show yet (1.4/4 – down -18% from its Thursday average).

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: data and information provided by FOX)