[12/12/08 - 11:53 AM]
Eleventh Hour Clocks Season High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 11.

[via press release from CBS]



"Eleventh Hour" First in Adults 18-49 for the First Time

CBS Has Its Highest Rated Thursday Since Oct. 9 (night of the "CSI" and "Eleventh Hour" Premieres)

ELEVENTH HOUR clocked season high ratings and CSI uncovered its best ratings since premiere night, leading CBS to its highest rated Thursday since Oct. 9, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Dec. 11.

ELEVENTH HOUR was first in households (8.7/15), viewers (13.43m), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10). This is the first week a first-run episode of ELEVENTH HOUR won its time slot in adults 18-49. Compared to last week, ELEVENTH HOUR was up +24% in households (from 7.0/12), +32% in adults 25-54 (from 3.8/09), +41% in adults 18-49 (from 2.7/07) and +2.57m viewers (from 10.86m, +24%). ELEVENTH HOUR posted series highs in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, which introduced Lawrence Fishburne to the cast, won its time period in households (12.6/19), viewers (20.61m), adults 25-54 (7.7/18) and adults 18-49 (5.7/14). This is the10th consecutive time period win for CSI in households, viewers and adults 25-54. Compared to last week, CSI was up +18% in households (from 10.7/16), +24% in both adults 25-54 (from 6.2/14) and adults 18-49 (from 4.6/12) and added +3.13m viewers (from 17.48m, +18%). This is CSI's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since the Oct. 9, 2008 season premiere.

The penultimate SURVIVOR: GABON-EARTH'S LAST EDEN won its time period in households (7.8/13), viewers (13.24m), adults 25-54 (5.3/13) and adults 18-49 (4.1/11). SURVIVOR has won its time period for the 11th consecutive week in these measures. Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was up +4% in households (from 7.5/12), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 3.9/11), even in adults 25-54 and added +510,000 viewers (from 12.73m, +4%). This is SURVIVOR's best delivery in households and viewers since Oct. 23, 2008 and best adults 18-49 performance since Oct. 30, 2008.

The two-hour finale of SURVIVOR: GABON airs Sunday (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) followed by the live reunion show.

CBS won the night in households (9.7/16), viewers (15.76m), adults 25-54 (6.0/15) and adults 18-49 (4.5/12). This is CBS's best Thursday delivery of the season in households and since Oct. 9, 2008 (premiere night for CSI and ELEVENTH HOUR) in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

Updated Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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