Fox Wins May Sweeps, Season in Adults 18-49

May 29, 2006  •  Post A Comment

For the 2005-06 season and the May sweeps, Fox was the top network in adults 18 to 49.

Fox earned the crown for the season with a 4.1 rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. ABC was second with a 4.0.

For May sweeps Fox won with a 4.8, outpacing No. 2 CBS (3.7).

Fox’s success wasn’t solely due to “American Idol,” Fox Entertainment President Peter Liguori said. “We did it on the back of entertainment across all nights and across all genres.”