or


[01/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Key Demos Against Increased Competition from the Premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" and NBC's New Comedy Night

[via press release from CBS]

CBS WINS THURSDAY IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS AGAINST INCREASED COMPETITION FROM THE PREMIERE OF "DANCING WITH THE STARS" AND NBC'S NEW COMEDY NIGHT

An Original "CSI" Remains the Night's Top Program

"CSI" Rebroadcast At 8:00 PM Tops NBC First Run Comedies in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

CBS again easily won Thursday in viewers and key demographics against increased competition that included the two-hour premiere of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" and NBC's new Thursday comedy lineup, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings for Jan. 5.

At 9:00 PM, CSI was first in households (16.8/25), viewers (27.37m), adults 25-54 (11.4/25), adults 18-49 (9.3/23) and adults 18-34 (6.7/19) and was the night's most watched and highest rated program in households, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

At 10:00 PM, WITHOUT A TRACE won its time period in households (13.4/22), viewers (20.60m), adults 25-54 (7.9/19) and adults 18-49 (6.7/17). WITHOUT A TRACE beat "ER" by +46% in households (vs. 9.2/15), +8% in adults 18-49 (vs. 6.2/16) and +11% in adults 25-54 (vs. 7.1/17) and by over +6.6m viewers (from 13.98m, +47%).

Earlier, at 8:00 PM, a rebroadcast of CSI was second in households (9.7/15), viewers (15.10m), adults 18-49 (4.5/12, -0.1 behind ABC) and adults 25-54 (5.7/14, -0.3 behind ABC). The CSI special rebroadcast beat NBC's first run sitcoms in both half-hours in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (13.3/20), viewers (21.02m), adults 25-54 (8.3/19), adults 18-49 (6.8/18) and adults 18-34 (4.9/14).

Final Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

CBS WINS THURSDAY IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS AGAINST INCREASED COMPETITION FROM THE PREMIERE OF "DANCING WITH THE STARS" AND NBC'S NEW COMEDY NIGHT

An Original "CSI" Remains the Night's Top Program

"CSI" Rebroadcast At 8:00 PM Tops NBC First Run Comedies in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

CBS again easily won Thursday in viewers and key demographics against increased competition that included the two-hour premiere of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" and NBC's new Thursday comedy lineup, according to Live Plus Same Day National Nielsen ratings for Jan. 5.

At 9:00 PM, CSI was first in households (16.7/25), viewers (27.23m), adults 25-54 (11.4/25), adults 18-49 (9.2/22) and adults 18-34 (6.5/18) and was the night's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

At 10:00 PM, WITHOUT A TRACE won its time period in households (13.5/22), viewers (20.94m), adults 25-54 (8.0/19) and adults 18-49 (6.8/18). WITHOUT A TRACE beat "ER" by +47% in households (vs. 9.2/15), +10% in adults 18-49 (vs. 6.2/16) and +13% in adults 25-54 (vs. 7.1/17) and by almost 7m viewers (from 13.97m, +50%). WITHOUT A TRACE was the night's #2 program in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

Earlier, at 8:00 PM, a rebroadcast of CSI was second in households (9.4/14), viewers (14.55m), adults 18-49 (4.4/12, -0.2 behind ABC) and adults 25-54 (5.5/13). The CSI special rebroadcast beat NBC's first run sitcoms in both half-hours in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (13.2/20), viewers (20.94m), adults 25-54 (8.3/19), adults 18-49 (6.8/17) and adults 18-34 (4.8/14). CBS has won every Thursday this season in households and viewers and won 15 of 16 weeks in adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· ER (NBC)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
"Gold Rush" Season Five Premiere Tops Cable Television on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues NBC's Reign
The Peacock's NFL franchise is up more than 16% from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/20/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Builds Year Over Year on Sunday for the 4th Straight Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Delivers Its Best Overnight Rating Since the Sunday Season Premiere on September 7
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/19/14 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates the Night with Notre Dame/Florida State Matchup
The network's "Saturday Night Football" franchise delivers more than 12 million viewers on average in primetime.

[10/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Top Demo Spot
Plus: the Alphabet's "Last Man Standing" posts week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/18/14 - 08:34 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 53% in 18-49 and 4.979 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Its Top Results Since September 26
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/18/14 - 08:30 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC Is #1 on Friday with "Shark Tank" as the Top-Rated Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/17/14 - 02:57 PM]
With Live + 3 for Sunday and Replays, "The Affair" Has Been Viewed by 1.68 Million Viewers on the Linear Network
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/17/14 - 01:31 PM]
Another Big Audience Sees Giants Win Pennant in Dramatic, Walk-Off Fashion on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Hits a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.