MARG HELGENBERGER EXITS "CSI" TO SEASON-HIGH RATINGS
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Delivers its Largest Audience and Highest Adult 18-49 Ratings of the Season
"Criminal Minds" Posts Largest Audience Since Season Premiere
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, featuring the final episode of Marg Helgenberger as forensic investigator Catherine Willows, delivered its largest audience and highest adult 18-49 of the season, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Jan. 25.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION won its hour in households (8.9/15), viewers (14.03m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09). CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION posted its best viewer and adults 25-54 performances since Jan. 20, 2011 and best adults 18-49 ratings since Jan. 6, 2011 - all Thursday broadcasts.
CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (8.6/13), viewers (13.70m) and second in both adults 25-54 (4.6/10) and adults 18-49 (3.6/09). CRIMINAL MINDS posted its best viewers delivery since Sept. 21, 2011 (season premiere) and best performances in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Nov. 16, 2011. CRIMINAL MINDS topped the special of "Touch" (11.87m) in viewers.
For the night, CBS was second in households (7.6/12), viewers (11.88m), adults 25-54 (3.8/09) and adults 18-49 (2.9/08).
Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.