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[09/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Survivor Still Lighting the Torch

[via press release from CBS]

"SURVIVOR" STILL LIGHTING THE TORCH

Eleventh Edition of "Survivor" Premieres To First Place Finish in Viewers, Households and All Key Demos

"Survivor Guatemala: The Maya Empire" Kicks Off With Close To 18 Million Viewers

CBS Wins Thursday In Nearly All Key Measurements

In its 11th edition, the premiere of SURVIVOR GUATEMALA: THE MAYA EMPIRE got off to another strong start, winning the night in households, viewers and all key demos, according to preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings for Thursday, September 15.

SURVIVOR GUATEMALA: THE MAYA EMPIRE, airing against an original episode of "The O.C." on FOX and Hurricane Katrina coverage on ABC's "Prime Time Live," kicked off with a 10.5/18 with 17.78m viewers, 4.6/16 in adults 18-34, 6.4/19 in adults 18-49 and 7.6/20 in adults 25-54. SURVIVOR is the time period winner in households, viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

CBS easily claimed Thursday night, with preliminary numbers showing a first place finish in households (9.7/16), viewers (15.24m), adults 18-34 (3.9/13), adults 18-49 (5.3/15) and adults 25-54 (6.5/17). Editor's Note: Because the President's address was broadcast live across all time zones, nightly averages are subject to change when final nationals come out this afternoon.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

"SURVIVOR" STILL LIGHTING THE TORCH

Eleventh Edition of "Survivor" Premieres To First Place Finish in Viewers, Households and All Key Demos

"Survivor Guatemala: The Maya Empire" Kicks Off With Over 18 Million Viewers

CBS Wins Thursday In Nearly All Key Measurements

In its 11th edition, the premiere of SURVIVOR GUATEMALA: THE MAYA EMPIRE got off to another strong start, winning the night in households, viewers and all key demos, according to final national Nielsen ratings for Thursday, September 15.

SURVIVOR GUATEMALA: THE MAYA EMPIRE, airing against an original episode of "The O.C." on FOX and Hurricane Katrina coverage on ABC's "Prime Time Live," kicked off with a 10.9/18 with 18.41m viewers, 4.7/16 in adults 18-34, 6.6/19 in adults 18-49 and 8.0/21 in adults 25-54. SURVIVOR is the time period winner in households, viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, topping ABC's second place showing in households (+137%) and viewers (+184%) and second place ABC and FOX in adults 25-54 (+220%), FOX in adults 18-49 (+120%) and FOX in adults 18-34 (+21%).

SURVIVOR GUATEMALA: THE MAYA EMPIRE is on track to be the week's top rated and most watched entertainment series this week.

CBS easily claimed Thursday night, with a first place finish in households (10.0/17), viewers (15.77m), adults 18-34 (4.2/13), adults 18-49 (5.5/16) and adults 25-54 (6.8/17). CBS more than doubled second place ABC in households (vs. 4.7/08m, +113%), viewers (vs. 6.67m, +136%), adults 25-54 (vs. 2.6/07, +162%) and topped second place FOX in adults 18-49 (vs. 2.6/07, +112%), and adults 18-34 (vs. 3.1/10, +35%).





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