or


[09/25/09 - 09:28 AM]
The Season Premiere of "The Mentalist" on Its New Night Improves Last Year's Time Period
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[via press release from CBS]

THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "THE MENTALIST" ON ITS NEW NIGHT IMPROVES LAST YEAR'S TIME PERIOD

"Survivor: Samoa" Posts Week-to-Week Increases in Viewers and Key Demographics Against Tougher Competition

The Premiere of "CSI" Improves on Last Season's Finale

CBS a Solid Second on Thursday in Viewers and Key Demographics

The second season premiere of THE MENTALIST on its new night improved the 10:00-11:00 PM year ago time period premiere of "Eleventh Hour" and the second episode of SURVIVOR: SAMOA increased last week's deliveries in viewers and demos, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Sept. 24.

SURVIVOR: SAMOA (P) was second in households (6.9/11), viewers (11.87m), adults 25-54 (4.6/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/11). Compared to last week's broadcast, SURVIVOR: SAMOA was up +1% in households (from 6.8/11), +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.6/11), even in adults 25-54 and added +210,000 viewers (from 11.66m, +2%).

At 9:00 PM, CSI: (P) was second in households (9.5/15), viewers (15.72m), adults 25-54 (5.3/12) and adults 18-49 (4.0/10). Compared to last year's finale (on May 14, 2009), CSI: was up +2% in households (from 9.3/15), +13% in adults 25-54 (from 4.7/11), +14% in adults 18-49 (from 3.5/09) and added +880,000 viewers (from 14.84m, +6%).

Editors: CSI premiered three weeks into the season last year with a major cliffhanger (Warrick's death) on a less competitive night.

At 10:00 PM, THE MENTALIST (P) was second in households (9.1/15), viewers (14.33m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and adults 18-49 (3.4/09). Compared to the time period premiere last year ("Eleventh Hour" on October 9, 2008), THE MENTALIST was up +26% in households (from 7.2/12), +12% in adults 25-54 (from 4.1/10), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 3.2/09) and added +2.93m viewers (from 11.40m, +26%).

For the night, CBS was second in households (8.5/14), viewers (13.97m), adults 25-54 (4.8/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10).

Updated Thursday ratings available this afternoon.





  [september 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· ELEVENTH HOUR (CBS)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/22/14 - 09:52 AM]
"Madam Secretary" Draws 14.3 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/22/14 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts CBS, NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Madam Secretary" opens to 14 million viewers and a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49.

[09/22/14 - 08:27 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night in Every Key Demographic - Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/22/14 - 07:40 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Highest-Rated NFL Game of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.