REBROADCASTS OF "60 MINUTES," "NCIS" AND "NCIS: LOS ANGELES" FINISH IN THE TOP 10 PROGRAMS OF THE WEEK
"The 65th Annual Tony Awards" Posts Year-to-Year Gains Among Adults 18-49
Rebroadcasts of 60 MINUTES, NCIS and NCIS: LOS ANGELES all placed among the top 10 programs in viewers while THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS posted year-to-year increases in adults 18-49, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 12.
60 MINUTES, NCIS and NCIS: LOS ANGELES delivered more viewers than all other programs on the competition, except for ABC's NBA coverage and NBC's talent shows.
For the week in viewers: CBS (6.47m), ABC (9.20m), NBC (5.81m) and FOX (4.46m). Summer-to-date: CBS (6.53m), ABC (8.43m), NBC (5.71m) and FOX (4.36m).
For the week in households: CBS (4.2/07), ABC (5.5/10), NBC (3.5/06) and FOX (2.7/05). Summer-to-date: CBS (4.3/07), ABC (5.1/09), NBC (3.5/06) and FOX (2.6/05).
For the week in key demographics, CBS averaged 1.7/04 in adults 25-54 and 1.1/03 in adults 18-49.
CBS Weekly Highlights:
THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS (S) (8:00-11:05 PM) delivered a 4.5/07 with 6.95m viewers, 1.6/04 in adults 25-54 and 1.2/03 in adults 18-49. THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS was second in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and tied for second (with NBC) in adults 18-49. Compared to last year's event (on the same night), THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS was up +2% in households (from 4.4/08), +9% in adults 18-49 (from 1.1/03), even in adults 25-54.
NCIS (R) was second in households (6.0/10) and viewers (9.06m).
THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was first in households (4.7/09) and viewers (7.46m); it was tied for first in adults 25-54 (2.5/08, with FOX) and finished second in adults 18-49 (1.9/06).
FLASHPOINT was first in households (3.9/07) and viewers (6.01m); it was second in adults 25-54 (1.5/05, -0.1 behind NBC). FLASHPOINT won its time slot in viewers for the fifth straight week.
Top CBS programs of the week: #8 60 MINUTES (R) (an average of 9.33m viewers), #9 NCIS (R) (9.06m), #10 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (8.90m), #12 THE MENTALIST (R) (7.75m), #13 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (7.46m), #14 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (7.32m), #17 THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS (S) (6.95m), #18 BLUE BLOODS (R) (6.70m), #19 HAWAII FIVE-0 (R) (6.61m), #20 CSI: NY (R) (6.54m), #22 BLUE BLOODS WEDNESDAY (R) (6.25m), #23 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (6.20m), #24 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (6.10m), #25 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (R) (6.05m), #26 FLASHPOINT (6.01m), #27 THE GOOD WIFE (R) (5.94m), #28 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (5.73m) and #29 48 HOURS MYSTERY (R) (5.68m).
Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #38:
CBS - 22 hours
NBC - 22 hours
ABC - 22 hours
FOX - 15 hours