or


[07/07/09 - 12:02 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 29-July 5.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS PLACES FIRST IN VIEWERS FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK

CBS Is the Only Network To Post Increases Versus the Same Week Last Year

CBS Wins 6 Nights in Viewers and Has 3 of the Week's Top 5 Programs

"Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular" Is Saturday's No. 1 Broadcast with a +14% Gain in Viewers Versus Last Year

"NCIS" Is the No. 1 Scripted Program in Viewers; "Two and a Half Men" Is Tops in Demos

CBS placed first in viewers for the third consecutive week and adults 25-54 in an atypical week that included traditionally low holiday viewing levels, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 5, week 41 of the 2008-2009 television year.

CBS placed first in viewers on six nights and had three of the top five and seven of the Top 10 programs. NCIS was the top scripted program in viewers while TWO AND A HALF MEN was the week's top scripted series in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

For the week in viewers: CBS (6.89m), NBC (5.38m), FOX (4.24m) and ABC (3.72m). Summer-to-date, CBS is first in viewers (7.18m), ahead of NBC (5.44m), ABC (5.08m) and FOX (5.00m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (2.0/06) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (1.4/05, with NBC and -0.1 behind FOX). Compared to the same week last year, CBS was up +7% in households, +10% in viewers, +11% in adults 25-54 and even in adults 18-49. CBS was the only one of the broadcast networks up or even in these measures.

For the week in households: CBS (4.5/09), NBC (3.5/07), FOX (2.6/05) and ABC (2.4/05). Summer-to-date, CBS is first (4.7/09), ahead of NBC (3.5/06), ABC (3.2/06) and FOX (3.1/06).

CBS Weekly Highlights:

? TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) won its time slot in households (5.9/10), viewers (9.29m), adults 25-54 (3.6/10) and second in adults 18-49 (2.8/08, -0.1 behind ABC). TWO AND A HALF MEN was the week's #1 scripted program in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

? NCIS (R) was first in households (6.8/12), viewers (10.83m), tied for first in adults 25-54 (2.8/09, with NBC) and second in adults 18-49 (2.0/07). NCIS was the top scripted program of the week in viewers.

? THE MENTALIST TUESDAY (R) (9:00-10:01PM) was second in households (6.7/11), viewers (10.55m), adults 25-54 (2.7/07) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06) against first-run programming.

? 48 HOURS MYSTERY TUESDAY SPECIAL "Michael Jackson: Picking Up the Pieces won its 10PM time slot in households (5.4/10), viewers (8.02m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.0/06). This is 48 HOURS MYSTERY TUESDAY's best delivery this summer in adults 25-54, matches the best in adults 18-49 performance and second best deliveries in both households and viewers.

? CSI: NY (R) was first in households (5.5/10), viewers (8.20m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (1.7/05), beating NBC and ABC's first-run programming.

? THE MENTALIST (R) was first in households (6.5/12), viewers (9.79m), adults 25-54 (2.7/08) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06). THE MENTALIST was the night's #1 program in households and viewers and tied for #1 in adults 25-54 (with FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" first-run broadcast).

? BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR (S) won its time slot in households (4.3/10), viewers (6.78m), adults 25-54 (1.4/06) and was second in adults 18-49 (0.9/04, -0.1 with NBC). Compared to last year's event (on Friday, July 4, 2008), CBS was up +13% in households (from 3.8/09) and added +840,000 viewers (from 5.94m, +14%). BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR was the night's #1 program in households, viewers and adults 25-54.

CBS top programs of the week: #3 NCIS (R) (an average of 10.83m viewers), #4 THE MENTALIST TUESDAY (R) (10.55m), #5 THE MENTALIST (R) (9.79m), #6 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (9.29m), #7 60 MINUTES (R) (8.39m), #8 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (8.24m), #10 CSI: NY (R) (8.20m), #11 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (8.04m), #12 48 HOURS MYSTERY TUESDAY (8.02m), #13 CSI: MIAMI (R) (8.01m), #15 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (7.95m), #20 COLD CASE (R) (7.00m), #21 BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS (S) (6.78m), #23 MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD (R) (6.66m), #24 WITHOUT A TRACE (R) (6.65m), #25 CSI: MIAMI THURSDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) (6.42m), #27 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (R) (5.76m) and #30 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (R) (5.37m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #41:

CBS - 22 hours

NBC - 22 hours

ABC - 22 hours

FOX - 15 hours





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 48 HOURS (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (CBS)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week - Ranks #1 in Total Viewers 13 of Last 14 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network's newcomer equals last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Rebroadcast Since April 16, Its Second-Biggest to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/29/15 - 06:48 AM]
Original Programming on The Weather Channel Registers Double Digit Increases
Upcoming original primetime premieres include "Coast Guard Alaska" (February 23), "Weather of Biblical Proportions" (March 15), and "Brainstormers" (March 22).

[01/28/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 27.

[01/28/15 - 02:23 PM]
Disney XD's Special 1-Hour "Lab Rats" Delivers 6-Month Ratings Highs in Total Viewers and Across Target Kid and Boy Demographics
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, January 26.

[01/28/15 - 02:20 PM]
History's(R) "Sons of Liberty" Concludes with 3.3 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 27.

[01/28/15 - 01:19 PM]
"Gold Rush" Sets Season Record with More Than Six Million Viewers on Friday, January 23
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/28/15 - 01:16 PM]
Premiere of "Ellen's Design Challenge" Captures #1 Spot on HGTV's Monday Night Lineup
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, January 26.

[01/28/15 - 08:58 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talk Show
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Matches Last Week's 18-49 Rating and Remains Within 0.1 of Its Strong Season Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 27.

[01/28/15 - 08:37 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Terry Crews Is the Only Syndicated Game Show Up Week to Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/28/15 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Special "CSI" Helps Push CBS on Top
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/28/15 - 08:23 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Moves ABC Up to Second at 9pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 27.

[01/27/15 - 12:55 PM]
American Heroes Channel Has Best January Ever in Prime Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for the month of January to date.