"48 HOURS MYSTERY'S" REPORT ON PROFESSIONAL POKER PLAYER TURNED MURDERER WINS TIMESLOT
"48 HOURS MYSTERY" WAS SATURDAY'S #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS
CBS News' 48 HOURS MYSTERY (10:00-11:00 PM) was first in households (3.8/07), viewers (5.51m) and tied for first in adults 25-54 (1.7/05, with ABC), according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Saturday, March 3. 48 HOURS MYSTERY was the night's #1 program in viewers. Compared to the same night last year when the program began at 10:07 PM, 48 HOURS MYSTERY was up +23% in households, +21% in adults 25-54 and +10% adults 18-49.
The broadcast featured correspondent Peter Van Sant's report, "The Country Club Murders," the story of Ernie Scherer, professional poker player turned cold-blooded killer. The broadcast included the first network interview given by Ernie's ex-wife, Robyn, and his sister, Catherine, who detailed the horror and betrayal they endured after police revealed Ernie's convoluted double life.
Click here to watch this episode of 48 HOURS MYSTERY, and follow 48 HOURS MYSTERY on Facebook and Twitter for exclusive videos, photos and the latest breaking news from the 48 HOURS team. 48 HOURS MYSTERY's "The Country Club Murders" was produced by Sara Rodriguez and Peter Shaw. The senior producer is Judy Tygard. Susan Zirinsky is the executive producer of 48 HOURS MYSTERY.