CBS MAKES IT FIVE STRAIGHT SUMMER WEEK WINS IN VIEWERS
CBS won its fifth consecutive week of the summer (every week) in viewers and also placed first in adults 25-54 (tie) with more top 20 programs than all the other networks combined, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 1, week 41 of the 2006-2007 television year.
For the week in viewers, CBS (6.83m) led NBC (5.67m), FOX (5.55m) and ABC (4.48m). Summer-to-date in viewers, CBS (7.26m) leads FOX (6.03m), NBC (5.74m) and ABC (4.99m).
For the week in key demographics, CBS was tied for first in adults 25-54 (2.2/06, with both NBC and FOX) while averaging a 1.6/05 in adults 18-49.
For the week in households, CBS (4.6/09) was +24% ahead of NBC (3.7/07), +31% ahead of FOX (3.5/06) and +53% ahead of ABC (3.0/06). Summer-to-date in households, CBS (4.9/09) has a +29% advantage over both NBC and FOX (3.8/07, each) and a +48% advantage over ABC (3.3/06).
CBS top programs of the week: #2 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (an average of 9.91m viewers), #6 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (9.12m), #7 CSI: MIAMI (R) (8.95m), #11 NCIS (R) (8.45m), #12 COLD CASE (8.33m), #13 CSI: NY (R) (8.17m), #14 SHARK (R) (7.73m), #16 60 MINUTES (R) (7.32m), #17 WITHOUT A TRACE (7.28m), #19 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (R) (7.08m), #20 NUMB3RS (R) (6.76m), #21 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (6.52m), #22 THE NEW ADVENUTRES OF OLD CHRISTINE (R) (6.51m), #24 CBS SATURDAY MOVIE "Jesse Stone: Night Passage" (R) (S) (6.47m), #27 48 HOURS MYSTERY TUESDAY (R) (6.21m) and #28 48 HOURS MYSTERY (R) (6.16m).