or


[10/26/06 - 10:13 AM]
CBS's "Criminal Minds" Tops "Lost" in Households for the Third Consecutive Week and Also Beats the ABC Series in Viewers from 9:30-10:00 PM for the Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 25.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS'S "CRIMINAL MINDS" TOPS "LOST" IN HOUSEHOLDS FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK AND ALSO BEATS THE ABC SERIES IN VIEWERS FROM 9:30-10:00 PM FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK

"Jericho" Posts Week-to-Week Increases in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

"CSI: NY" Is Up Versus Last Week in Viewers and Key Demos and Tops ABC and NBC Combined in Viewers

CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS beat "Lost" in households for the third consecutive week and in viewers from 9:30-10:00 PM, also for the third straight head-to-head broadcast, while JERICHO and CSI: NY both posted week-to-week gains in key demographics, according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Oct. 25.

CRIMINAL MINDS was first at 9:00 PM in households (10.8/16), second in viewers (16.59m), adults 25-54 (6.1/14) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11). From 9:30-10:00PM, "Criminal Minds" beat lost in viewers (17.58m vs. 16.65m, +6%).

If the ratings hold, this is the second most watched Wednesday episode of CRIMINAL MINDS, -140,000 viewers behind the 10/11/06 broadcast.

At 8:00 PM, JERICHO was second in households (6.8/11), viewers (10.54m), adults 25-54 (4.4/11) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09). Compared to last week, JERICHO is up +5% in adults 25-54 (from 4.2/11) and +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.1/09).

At 10PM, CSI: NY was first in households (10.9/18), viewers (17.06m), adults 25-54 (6.8/17), adults 18-49 (5.4/14) and adults 18-34 (3.8/12). Compared to last week, CSI: NY is up +4% in both households (from 10.5/17) and adults 18-49 (from 5.2/14), +8% in adults 25-54 (from 6.3/15) and +6% in adults 18-34 (from 3.6/11) while adding +1.07m (from 15.99m, +7%). CSI: NY beat NBC's "Dateline" (8.66m) and ABC's "The Nine" (8.02m) combined by +6%.

For the night, CBS was tied for first in adults 25-54 (5.8/14, with ABC), second in households (9.5/15, -0.1 behind ABC), viewers (14.73m, -160,000 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (4.3/11).

Final Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

CBS'S "CRIMINAL MINDS" DRAWS ITS LARGEST REGUARLY SCHEDULED AUDIENCE TO DATE

"CRIMINAL MINDS" TOPS "LOST" IN HOUSEHOLDS FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK AND ALSO BEATS THE ABC SERIES IN VIEWERS FROM 9:30-10:00 PM FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK

"Jericho" Posts Week-to-Week Increases in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

"CSI: NY" Is Up Versus Last Week in Viewers and Key Demos and Tops ABC and NBC Combined in Viewers

CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS posted its largest regularly scheduled audience ever as it beat "Lost" in households for the third consecutive week and in viewers from 9:30-10:00 PM, also for the third straight head-to-head broadcast, while JERICHO and CSI: NY both posted week-to-week gains in key demographics, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Oct. 25.

CRIMINAL MINDS was first at 9:00 PM in households (11.0/16), second in viewers (16.77m), adults 25-54 (6.2/14) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11). From 9:30-10:00PM, CRIMINAL MINDS beat lost in viewers (17.77m vs. 16.86m, +5%).

This is the most watched Wednesday episode of CRIMINAL MINDS to date and matches the second best adults 25-54 delivery. The only episode to deliver more viewers was the special series preview broadcast during premiere week 2005 on a Thursday following the sixth season premiere of CSI (19.57m).

At 8:00 PM, JERICHO was second in households (6.8/11), viewers (10.56m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09). Compared to last week, JERICHO is up +7% in adults 25-54 (from 4.2/11) and +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.1/09).

At 10PM, CSI: NY was first in households (11.1/18), viewers (17.42m), adults 25-54 (7.0/17), adults 18-49 (5.6/15) and adults 18-34 (3.9/12). Compared to last week, CSI: NY is up +6% in households (from 10.5/17), +11% in adults 25-54 (from 6.3/15), +8% in both adults 18-49 (from 5.2/14) and adults 18-34 (from 3.6/11) while adding +1.43m (from 15.99m, +9%). CSI: NY beat NBC's "Dateline" (8.88m) and ABC's "The Nine" (7.77m) combined by +5%.

For the night, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (5.9/14), tied for first in households (9.6/15, with ABC), second in viewers (14.92m, -90,000 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11).





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· NINE, THE (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/02/16 - 11:38 AM]
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Hits Series Highs in The CW's #DCWeek Finale
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock eclipses the competition among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/02/16 - 06:53 AM]
HGTV's "Fixer Upper" Season Four Scores Its Highest-Rated Premiere Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[12/01/16 - 12:19 PM]
"Arrow" Shoots to Season Highs as #DCWeek Continues
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Big with Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" is the most-watched program last night.

[11/30/16 - 02:11 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/30/16 - 01:30 PM]
FXX Surges on Strength of Historic "The Simpsons 600 Marathon"
FXX spins the numbers for the recent stunt.

[11/30/16 - 01:05 PM]
A&E's "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" Becomes the Network's #1 Original Series Debut in More Than 2 Years
A&E spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 12:12 PM]
"The Flash" Races to Its Most Watched Episode in Two Years as #DCWeek Speeds Up
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 11:46 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Celebration Serves Up Ratings and Delivery Success
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 21-27.

[11/30/16 - 10:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[11/30/16 - 08:56 AM]
NBC Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure, Led by "This Is Us"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is the #1 Non-Sports Program for Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 27.

[11/30/16 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's Regular Tuesday Line-up Returns with Solid Results as "S.H.I.E.L.D." Draws Its Biggest Audience Since Early October
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 07:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows in Every Demo for November 2016 Sweeps, Tops Friday Newsmagazine Competition Across the Board
NBC News spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.