or


[07/28/09 - 12:26 PM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 20-26.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS WINS THE WEEK IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

CBS Remains the Only Network To Grow Its Audience This Summer

Network Has Five of the Top 10 Programs and Half of the Top 20

"NCIS" Is the Week's Top Drama in Viewers for the Fifth Consecutive Week

"Big Brother 11" Posts Week-to-Week Increases

CBS placed first in viewers and adults 25-54, second in adults 18-49 with five of the top 10 programs and 10 of the top 20, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 26, week 44 of the 2008-2009 television year.

CBS remains the only network to increase its audience this summer, up +1% from the same period last year (6.97m from 6.87m).

NCIS was the week's top drama for the fifth consecutive week, TWO AND A HALF MEN was the number one comedy and top scripted series in adults 25-54 and tied with THE BIG BANG THEORY as the top scripted series in adults 18-49. Additionally, BIG BROTHER 11 posted week-to-week increases in viewers and key demographics.

For the week in viewers: CBS (6.22m), NBC (5.06m), FOX (4.96m) and ABC (4.02m). Summer-to-date, CBS is first in viewers (6.97m), ahead of NBC (5.41m), FOX (5.22m) and ABC (4.89m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was tied for first in adults 25-54 (2.0/06, with FOX) and second in adults 18-49 (1.4/05). Summer-to-date, CBS is tied for first in adults 25-54 (with FOX) and second in adults 18-49.

For the week in households: CBS (4.1/08), NBC (3.3/06), FOX (3.1/06) and ABC (2.6/05). Summer-to-date, CBS is first (4.6/08), ahead of NBC (3.5/06), FOX (3.3/06) and ABC (3.1/06).

CBS's Weekly Highlights:

? TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) won its time slot in households (6.0/10), viewers (9.31m), adults 25-54 (3.8/10) and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.8/08, with ABC's first-run programming).

? THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was first in households (5.7/09), viewers (8.80m), adults 25-54 (3.7/10) and second in adults 18-49 (2.8/08, -0.1 behind ABC).

? NCIS (R) was first in households (6.4/11) and viewers (9.72m).

? CSI: NY (R) was first in households (5.0/09), viewers (7.29m), adults 25-54 (2.1/06) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.4/04, with ABC).

? THE MENTALIST (R) was first in households (6.2/11), viewers (9.61m), adults 25-54 (2.8/06) and adults 18-49 (2.0/06).

? BIG BROTHER 11 THURSDAY was first in households (4.0/08), viewers (6.39m), adults 25-54 (2.6/08), adults 18-49 (2.1/07) and adults 18-34 (1.5/06) for the third consecutive week. Compared to last week, BIG BROTHER 11 THURSDAY was up +8% in both households (from 3.7/08) and adults 25-54 (from 2.4/08), +11% in adults 18-49 (from 1.9/07) and added +760,000 viewers (from 5.63m, +14%).

? BIG BROTHER 11 SUNDAY was first in households (3.7/07), viewers (6.08m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07), adults 18-49 (2.0/07) and adults 18-34 (1.6/06). Compared to last week, BIG BROTHER 11 SUNDAY was up +6% in households (from 3.5/07), +9% in adults 25-54 (from 2.3/07), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 1.9/06), even in adults 18-34 and added +510,000 viewers (from 5.57m, +9%).

CBS top programs of the week: #3 NCIS (R) (an average of 9.72m viewers), #4 THE MENTALIST (R) (9.61m), #5 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (9.31m), #6 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (8.80m), #7 CSI: MIAMI (R) (8.52m), #11 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (7.81m), #14 60 MINUTES (R) (7.34m), #15 CSI: NY (R) (7.29m), #17 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (6.54m), #19 BIG BROTHER 11 THURSDAY (6.39m), #22 BIG BROTHER 11 SUNDAY (6.08m), #23 WITHOUT A TRACE (R) (5.96m), #24 BIG BROTHER 11 TUESDAY (5.72m), #27 COLD CASE (R) (5.42m), #29 NUMB3RS (R) (5.29m) and #30 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (R) (5.14m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #44:

CBS - 21 hours

NBC - 21 hours

ABC - 21 hours

FOX - 15 hours





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BIG BROTHER (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)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/30/14 - 02:53 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Parenthood" Delivered the Show's Highest 18-49 Rating in Live+3 Since October 3, 2013
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Moves Up the Cable Ranker and Into the Top Five for Adults and Men During 3Q14
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
Nickelodeon Is Top-Rated Total Day Network for 3Q and September 2014
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month and the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
Premiere of "Gotham" Leads FOX to Rank No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and Fourth Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
TNT Extends Its Summer Victory by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for Q3 2014 Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:13 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day During 3Q 2014 in Total Viewers and Across All Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 10:49 AM]
CBS Wins Premiere Week for the Sixth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Wins Premiere Week in Non-Sports Adults 18-49 with 6 of the Top 15 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 10:20 AM]
Saturday's Season Premiere of "48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is the Night's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 27.

[09/30/14 - 10:15 AM]
NBC Wins Premiere Week in Every Key Demo, With the Second-Biggest Adult 18-49 Margin for Any Net in 11 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 10:07 AM]
"Scorpion" Is Monday's Top Drama in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 09:54 AM]
"The Steve Wilkos Show" Posts Highest Premiere Week on Record
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 15-19.

[09/30/14 - 09:53 AM]
Live+3: ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder" Marks Largest-Ever L+3 Viewer Lift of Any Telecast on Any Network
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
Saints-Cowboys on NBC "Sunday Night Football" Tops All "Premiere Week" Primetime Programming in Rating, Viewership & Demos
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.