CBS HAS THE TOP 6 AND 9 OF THE TOP 10 SCRIPTED SERIES OF THE WEEK LED BY NUMBER ONE "CRIMINAL MINDS"
CBS Also Has 6 of the Top 10 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
Network Has the Number One Program in Viewers on 5 of 7 Nights: "Two and a Half Men" (Monday), "Criminal Minds" (Wednesday), "Flashpoint" (Friday), "48 Hours Mystery" (Saturday) and "60 Minutes" (Sunday)
"Big Brother Sunday" Wins Its Time Period in All Key Measures
for the Second Straight Week
"Flashpoint" Places First in Viewers and Key Demographics
for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS had the top six and nine of the top 10 scripted series led by Number One CRIMINAL MINDS and had the top program on five nights, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 20, week 43 of the 2007-2008 television that included the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
CBS had the Number One program on Monday (TWO AND A HALF MEN), Wednesday (CRIMINAL MINDS), Friday (FLASHPOINT), Saturday (48 HOURS MYSTERY) and SUNDAY (60 MINUTES).
Original drama FLASHPOINT, which relocates to Thursday this week, was Friday's top program for the second consecutive week, while BIG BROTHER SUNDAY placed first in its time period in all key measures for the second straight week.
For the week in viewers: CBS (6.41m), FOX, with the All-Star Game (7.11m), NBC (5.51m) and ABC (4.48m). Summer-to-date, CBS (6.89m) leads FOX (6.34m), NBC (6.05m) and ABC (5.55m).
For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in adults 25-54 (2.0/06) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (1.5/05, with both NBC and ABC).
For the week in households: CBS (4.3/08), FOX (4.5/08), NBC (3.6/07) and ABC (2.9/05). Summer-to-date, CBS (4.6/08) leads FOX (4.0/07), NBC (3.9/07) and ABC (3.6/07).
CBS's Weekly Highlights:
? TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) was first in households (5.5/09), viewers (8.39m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07). TWO AND A HALF MEN was Monday's top program in households and viewers and the week's top scripted series in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.
? BIG BROTHER 10 WEDNESDAY (P) was second in households (3.9/07), viewers (5.76m), adults 25-54 (2.3/07) and adults 18-49 (1.8/06).
? CRIMINAL MINDS (R) won its time slot in households (6.2/11), placed second in viewers (9.26m, -0.10m behind FOX) and adults 25-54 (2.8/08). CRIMINAL MINDS was Wednesday's #1 program in both households and viewers and the week's # 1 scripted series.
? GREATEST AMERICAN DOG was first in adults 25-54 (2.2/07), second in households (4.6/09) and viewers (6.97m).
? FLASHPOINT won its time period in households (4.6/09), viewers (7.12m), adults 25-54 (2.1/06) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.5/05, with ABC). FLASHPOINT has finished first in these measures for two consecutive weeks. FLASHPOINT was Friday's #1 program in households, viewers and adults 25-54.
? 48 HOURS MYSTERY (R) was first in households (3.7/07), viewers (5.504m), adults 25-54 (1.8/06) and adults 18-49 (1.3/05). 48 HOURS MYSTERY was Saturday's top program in both households and viewers.
? 60 MINUTES (R) was first in households (5.6/11), viewers (8.30m), second in adults 25-54 (1.7/06) and adults 18-49 (1.2/04). 60 MINUTES was Sunday's #1 program in both households and viewers.
? BIG BROTHER 10 SUNDAY was first in households (3.7/07), viewers (5.72m), adults 25-54 (2.4/07) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06).
CBS top programs of the week: #4 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (an average of 9.26m viewers), #6 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (8.92m), #8 CSI: NY (R) (8.60m), #10 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (8.39m), #11 60 MINUTES (R) (8.30m), #14 NCIS (R) (7.76m), #16 CSI: MIAMI (R) (7.67m), #18 FLASHPOINT (7.12m), #19 GREATEST AMERICAN DOG (6.97m), #21 (tie) NUMB3RS 9PM (R) (6.44m), #23 THE BIG BANG THEORY SPECIAL (R) (S) (6.42m) and #26 BIG BROTHER 10 TUESDAY (P) (6.10m).