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THE TWO-HOUR SEASON FINALE OF "SURVIVOR: SAMOA" DELIVERS A LARGER AUDIENCE THAN LAST YEAR
"Survivor: Samoa" Posts Year-to-Year Growth Across all Metrics on CBS.com
The two-hour season finale of SURVIVOR: SAMOA, which saw Natalie White crowned the winner, delivered a larger audience than last year's "Survivor: Gabon," according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Dec. 20.
Editor's Note: Due to live sports programming on CBS (22 minutes of late-running Cincinnati Bengals at San Diego Chargers game in a number of large Eastern time zone markets), CBS ratings are tentative and subject to change.
From 8:00-10:00 PM, SURVIVOR: SAMOA FINALE (S) was second in households (7.7/12), viewers (14.07m), adults 25-54 (5.5/13) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11). Compared to last year's finale of "Survivor Gabon" on Dec.14th, SURVIVOR: SAMOA FINALE was even in adults 18-49 and added +300,000 viewers (from 13.77m, +2%). Note: The SURVIVOR: SAMOA finale ran eight minutes long, during which time the winner was announced. Those eight minutes are not included in this average.
From 10:00-11:00 PM, SURVIVOR: SAMOA REUNION (S) was second in households (6.7/11), viewers (12.18m), adults 25-54 (4.7/11) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10). Compared to last year's reunion of "Survivor: Gabon," SURVIVOR: SAMOA REUNION was up +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.8/10) and added +440,000 viewers (from 11.74m, +4%). Note: The SURVIVOR: SAMOA finale ran 8 minutes long and in those 8 minutes, the winner was announced. Those 8 minutes are included in the SURVIVOR: SAMOA REUNION average.
This season on CBS.com, SURVIVOR: SAMOA grew across all key metrics compared to last fall's "Survivor: Gabon." Video streams on CBS.com, TV.com and across the CBS Audience Network grew by 88%. The web-exclusive "Ponderosa" series, featuring voted-off cast members, continues to be extremely popular after each broadcast with 2 million total streams this season to date.
Updated SURVIVOR ratings will be available tomorrow.