or


[09/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Wins Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive Week

[via press release from CBS]

CBS WINS WEDNESDAY IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK

All Three of the Night's Dramas Post Growth in Adults 18-49 Versus Premiere Week

The Second Episode of "Jericho" Is Up in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Over Premiere Week Ratings

"Jericho" Posts CBS's Best Adult 18-49 Rating in the Time Period Since March 2003

Last Night's Episode of "Jericho" to be Rebroadcast on Saturday, 9:00-10:00 PM

"Criminal Minds" Scores All-Time High Deliveries in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and Matches Its Best Ever Adult 18-49 Rating

"CSI: NY" Also Registers Week-to-Week Gains in Adults 18-49

CBS placed first on Wednesday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the second consecutive week as all three of the Network's dramas posted increases in adults 18-49 over its premiere week ratings, according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 27.

The second episode of JERICHO was second in households (7.4/12), viewers (11.38m), adults 25-54 (4.8/13, -0.2 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (3.6/11). This is the best regularly scheduled delivery in the time period in adults 18-49 since March 12, 2003 ("Star Search") and best since January 22, 2003 in adults 25-54 ("Star Search").

Compared to the series premiere last week, JERICHO was up +7% in adults 25-54 (from 4.5/12), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 3.4/10) and retained 98% of the premiere's viewer delivery.

Last night's episode of JERICHO will be rebroadcast on Saturday, Sept. 30 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT).

CRIMINAL MINDS won its 9PM time period in households (10.7/17), viewers (16.46m), adults 25-54 (6.3/15) and adults 18-49 (4.8/13). This is the best delivery for a first run regularly scheduled episode of CRIMINAL MINDS in households, viewers and adults 25-54 and matches the best adults 18-49 delivery to date.

At 10PM, CSI: NY was first in households (10.4/17), viewers (16.08m), adults 25-54 (6.4/16) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (5.1/14, with ABC). CSI: NY beat NBC's "Kidnapped" by +136% in households (vs. 4.4/07), +146% in adults 25-54 (vs. 2.6/06), +143% in adults 18-49 (vs. 2.1/06) and by +9.76m viewers (vs. 6.32m, +154%).

CSI: NY also topped ABC's "20/20" special which featured a Barbara Walters interview with the widow of Steve Irwin in viewers, adults 25-54 and tied in adults 18-49.

Compared to last week's premiere, CSI: NY was up +2% in adults 18-49 (from 5.0/14) and even in adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.5/15), viewers (14.64m, +1% from last week), adults 25-54 (5.8/14, +2% from last week) and adults 18-49 (4.5/13, +5% from last week).

Final Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

CBS WINS WEDNESDAY IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK

All Three of the Night's Dramas Post Growth in Adults 18-49 Versus Premiere Week

The Second Episode of "Jericho" Is Up in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Over Premiere Week Ratings

"Jericho" Posts CBS's Best Adult 18-49 Rating in the Time Period Since March 2003

Last Night's Episode of "Jericho" to be Rebroadcast on Saturday, 9:00-10:00 PM

"Criminal Minds" Scores All-Time High Deliveries in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

"Criminal Minds" is Wednesday's Top Program in Viewers

"CSI: NY" Also Registers Week-to-Week Gains in Adults 18-49 As It Finishes First in Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos

CBS placed first on Wednesday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the second consecutive week, as all three of the Network's dramas posted increases in adults 18-49 over its premiere week ratings, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 27.

The second episode of JERICHO was second in households (7.4/12), viewers (11.47m), adults 25-54 (4.8/13, -0.2 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (3.6/11). This is the best regularly scheduled delivery in the time period in adults 18-49 since March 12, 2003 ("Star Search") and best since January 22, 2003 in adults 25-54 ("Star Search").

Compared to the series premiere last week, JERICHO was up +7% in adults 25-54 (from 4.5/12), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 3.4/10) and retained 98% of the premiere's viewer delivery.

Last night's episode of JERICHO will be rebroadcast on Saturday, Sept. 30 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT).

CRIMINAL MINDS won its 9PM time period in households (10.8/17), viewers (16.54m), adults 25-54 (6.4/15) and adults 18-49 (4.9/13). This is the best delivery for a first run, regularly-scheduled episode of CRIMINAL MINDS in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 to date. CRIMINAL MINDS was Wednesday's Number One program in viewers.

At 10PM, CSI: NY was first in households (10.4/17), viewers (16.21m), adults 25-54 (6.4/16) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (5.2/14, with ABC). CSI: NY beat NBC's "Kidnapped" by +136% in households (vs. 4.4/07), +146% in adults 25-54 (vs. 2.6/07), +136% in adults 18-49 (vs. 2.2/06) and by +9.87m viewers (vs. 6.34m, +156%).

CSI: NY also topped ABC's "20/20" special, which featured a Barbara Walters interview with the widow of Steve Irwin, in viewers, adults 25-54 and tied in adults 18-49. CSI: NY is tied with CRIMINAL MINDS as the night's Number One program in adults 25-54 and tied with "20/20" as the Number One program in adults 18-49.

Compared to last week's premiere, CSI: NY was up +4% in adults 18-49 (from 5.0/14) and even in adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.5/15), viewers (14.74m, +2% from last week), adults 25-54 (5.9/15, +4% from last week) and adults 18-49 (4.6/13, +7% from last week).





  [september 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· 20/20 (ABC)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· KIDNAPPED (NBC)
· STAR SEARCH (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/24/18 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/23/18 - 10:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown with College Football
The Alphabet however edges the evening among total viewers.

[09/23/18 - 10:04 AM]
College Football Week 4: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Leads in Prime-Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 22.

[09/22/18 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Sparks Another NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/18 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top All-Repeat Competition
The Eye's summer mainstay is the only original last night.

[09/20/18 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock's summer mainstay however is down 31% among adults 18-49 from a year ago.

[09/19/18 - 03:31 PM]
"American Horror Story: Apocalypse" Bows as Most-Watched Program on Television the Night of Its Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 12.

[09/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates Another Tuesday with "Got Talent"
The penultimate episode of this summer's edition easily wins the night in all categories.

[09/18/18 - 03:31 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night Among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 17.

[09/18/18 - 08:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Emmy Coverage on Par with Last Year
Early results see the Peacock's telecast even with 2017 among adults 18-49.

[09/17/18 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/18 - 08:35 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/18 - 08:00 AM]
College Football Week 3: ABC's "Saturday Night Football": Ohio State-TCU Is Highest-Rated Game of the Season on Any Network
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 15.

[09/15/18 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos on Low Key Night
"Dateline NBC" tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/14/18 - 01:02 PM]
"Rel" Debuts as #1 Scripted Series of Week of September 3
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 3.