Monday, November 20, 2017
 
 
News: Page (1) of 1 - 09/22/11 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at MyDmn.com).print page facebook
'X Factor' debut overshadowed by 'Modern Family'
'X Factor' debut with Simon Cowell's return to TV overshadowed by ABC's 'Modern Family'
By The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) ' The debut of Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" played second fiddle to "Modern Family."

On a competitive night of fall debuts, Fox's singing contest kicked off Wednesday with an audience of 12.1 million viewers, according to preliminary Nielsen Co. ratings. The real glory went to ABC's Emmy-winning "Modern Family," which earned a leading 14.3 million viewers.

Among advertiser-coveted young adult viewers, the ABC 8-10 p.m. EDT sitcom duo of "The Middle" and "Modern Family" topped "X Factor" by 7 percent.



Fox, however, pronounced itself more than satisfied. "X Factor" performed "within our expectations" and was a success for Fox, said Mike Darnell, the network's president of alternative entertainment.

"X Factor" returns Thursday night with another two-hour episode.


Page: 1


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





Our Privacy Policy --- About The U.S. Daily News - Contact Us - Advertise With Us - Privacy Guidelines