CBS RACES TO A SUNDAY NIGHT WIN IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS
The Season Finale of "The Amazing Race" Sprints to a Time Period Win in Viewers and Key Demos
The Season Finale of "CSI: Miami" Wins its Time Period in Viewers
CBS, highlighted by the two-hour season finale of THE AMAZING RACE, placed first on Sunday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for May 8.
From 8:00-10:00 PM, THE AMAZING RACE 18, which saw sisters LaKisha and Jen Hoffman win the $1 million first place prize, was first in viewers (8.91m), adults 25-54 (3.3/08) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.5/07, with both ABC and FOX).
At 10:00 PM, the season finale of CSI: MIAMI was first in households (6.0/10), viewers (9.69m), second in adults 25-54 (2.8/06) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (2.0/05, with ABC).
Earlier, 60 MINUTES was first in households (8.4/17), viewers (13.79m), adults 25-54 (3.4/11) and adults 18-49 (2.3/08). 60 MINUTES posted its best deliveries in these measures since March 27, 2011.
For the night, CBS was first in households (6.1/10), viewers (10.33m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/07).