or


[08/28/12 - 09:48 AM]
Surging Post-Olympic "Big Brother" and Pre-Season Football Propel CBS to Weekly Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[via press release from CBS]

SURGING POST-OLYMPIC "BIG BROTHER" AND PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL PROPEL CBS TO WEEKLY WIN IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

All Three "Big Brother" Broadcasts Finish the Week Among the Top 10 Programs in Key Demos, With Sunday's Show Delivering Season Highs in Key Ratings Measures

CBS Scores on Friday and Saturday with Pre-Season Football

Led by BIG BROTHER's post-Olympic momentum and pre-season football, CBS placed first in viewers, adults 18-49 (tie) and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending August 26, Week 49 of the 2011-2012 television year.

CBS's three BIG BROTHER broadcasts all finished in the top 10 in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49, with Sunday's broadcast posting season-best performances in viewers and key demos.

CBS had 11 of the top 20 programs with 60 MINUTES (R), NCIS (R), THE BIG BANG THEORY (R), BIG BROTHER 14 SUNDAY, NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R), THE MENTALIST TUESDAY (R) and BIG BROTHER 14 THURSDAY all placing in the top 10 in viewers.

NCIS (R) was the week's top scripted series and THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was the week's top comedy and #1 scripted program in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

For the week in viewers: CBS (5.84m), NBC (5.13m), ABC (4.09m) and FOX (3.79m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (1.9/05) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.5/05, with NBC).

For the week in households: CBS (3.8/07), NBC (3.3/06), ABC (2.7/05) and FOX (2.3/04).

CBS Weekly Highlights:

BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY was first in households (3.7/06), viewers (5.86m), adults 25-54 (2.6/07) and adults 18-49 (2.1/07) and was second in adults 18-34 (1.3/05, -0.1 behind FOX). BIG BROTHER 14 WEDNESDAY posted its best delivery in adults 25-54 and matched season-high adults 18-49 ratings.

BIG BROTHER THURSDAY was first in households (3.9/06), viewers (6.28m), adults 25-54 (2.8/07), adults 18-49 (2.3/07) and adults 18-34(1.5/05). BIG BROTHER THURSDAY posted its largest audience and best adults 18-49 ratings since the season premiere, and matched its best households, adults 25-54 and adults 18-34 ratings since the season premiere.

BIG BROTHER SUNDAY was second in households (4.5/07), viewers (7.37m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.6/08). BIG BROTHER 14 SUNDAY posted the best delivery for any BIG BROTHER 14 broadcast in both households and viewers, matched the best on any night in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49, and posted the best Sunday delivery this summer in adults 18-34 (1.8/06).

Friday's NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL (S) "Chicago Bears at New York Giants" was first from 8:00-11:00 PM in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49, adults 18-34, men 25-54, men 18-49 and men 18-34.

NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL (S) (8:00-11:19 PM) scored a 3.3/06 in households with 5.15m viewers and a 2.5/08 in men 25-54, 2.0/07 in men 18-49, 1.4/06 in men 18-34, 1.9/06 in adults 25-54, 1.5/06 in adults 18-49 and 1.2/05 in adults 18-34. NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL was Friday's #1 program in key men and adult demographics.

Saturday's NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL (S) "Houston Texans @ New Orleans Saints" was first from 8:00-11:00 PM in adults 18-49, men 18-49, adults 18-34, men 18-34, second in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and men 25-54.

NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL (S) (8:00-11:21 PM) scored a 3.2/06 in households with 5.13m viewers and a 2.3/07 in men 25-54, 2.1/08 in men 18-49, 1.6/08 in men 18-34, 1.8/06 in adults 25-54, 1.6/06 in adults 18-49 and 1.3/06 in adults 18-34.

CBS top programs of the week: #4 60 MINUTES (an average of 8.58m viewers), #5 NCIS (R) (8.09m), #6 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (7.44m), #7 BIG BROTHER 14 SUNDAY (7.37m), #8 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (7.15m), #9 THE MENTALIST TUESDAY (R) (6.29m), #10 BIG BROTHER 14 THURSDAY (6.28m), #14 TWO AND A HALF MEN THURSDAY (R) (5.95m), #17 BIG BROTHER 14 WEDNESDAY (5.86m), #18 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (5.77m), #20 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (5.61m), #21 THE MENTALIST SUNDAY (R) (5.57m), #22 2 BROKE GIRLS 9:00 PM (R) (5.47m), #23 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (5.33m), #25 PERSON OF INTEREST (R) (5.27m), #29 NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL "CHICAGO BEARS at NEW YORK GIANTS" (S) (5.15m) and #30 NFL-PRE SEASON FOOTBALL "HOUSTON TEXANS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS" (S) (5.13m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #49:

CBS: 22 hours

NBC: 22 hours

ABC: 22 hours

FOX: 15 hours





  [august 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 2 BROKE GIRLS (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· MIKE & MOLLY (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/31/16 - 09:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late" Rise in Latest Victory
The Peacock wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/16 - 02:25 PM]
Freeform Shines Across Multiple Digital Platforms During Summer 2016
Freeform spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/30/16 - 02:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's First Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Finishes Strong
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the weeks of July 23-August 28.

[08/30/16 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Channel and 24-Hour Disney Junior Are No. 1 for Summer 2016 Among Key Target Demographics
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/30/16 - 10:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior," "Running Wild" Stay on Top for NBC
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/29/16 - 12:29 PM]
"Flip or Flop" Helps Deliver More Than Seven Million Total Viewers to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/29/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Boosts NBC, FOX
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Wins Again for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Aquarius" Matches Its Season High in 18-49; Highest Ever for a Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 27.

[08/27/16 - 09:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Preseason Snap NBC's Win Streak
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/26/16 - 01:59 PM]
Post-Olympic "Voice" Jumps 2.5 Million Viewers in Live + 3, Biggest Lift of the Week Across All Networks
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 11:10 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Increases Viewership with Episode Two
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NFL Preseason
The Peacock continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[08/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
HBO's "The Night Of" Heads Into Finale with Strong Momentum Averaging 7 Million Viewers
HBO spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/16 - 09:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock continues its win streak among total viewers and adults 18-49.