or


[09/26/12 - 09:53 AM]
"Vegas" Premieres with 14.7 Million Viewers and Time-Period Sweep in All Key Ratings Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[via press release from CBS]

"VEGAS" PREMIERES WITH 14.7 MILLION VIEWERS AND TIME-PERIOD SWEEP IN ALL KEY RATINGS CATEGORIES

"NCIS" Opens at 20.2 Million Viewers, Its Second-Largest Premiere Ever and Biggest Since 2009

"NCIS" Tops "The Voice," "Dancing with the Stars" and FOX Comedies in All Key Ratings Measures in Head-to-Head Competition

"NCIS: Los Angeles" Wins Time Period in All Key Ratings Categories

CBS Sweeps Premiere Tuesday in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

The new drama VEGAS premiered to 14.7 million viewers, sweeping its time period in all key demographics, while NCIS and NCIS: LOS ANGELES opened with their biggest premieres since 2009, as both swept their time periods, leading CBS to an across-the-board victory on Premiere Tuesday, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sept. 25.

NCIS (P) posted its second-largest premiere audience ever (20.16m), topping "The Voice," "Dancing with the Stars" and FOX comedies in viewers and key demographics. NCIS was first in households (12.3/19), viewers (20.16m), adults 25-54 (5.6/15) and adults 18-49 (4.1/12). If ratings hold, NCIS will have posted its best deliveries in all of these measures since Feb. 7, 2012 (the program's 200th episode).

At 9PM, NCIS: LOS ANGELES (P) was first in households (10.2/15), viewers (16.72m), adults 25-54 (4.7/11) and adults 18-49 (3.4/09). If the ratings hold, NCIS: LOS ANGELES delivered its second-largest premiere audience and its best deliveries in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Jan. 3, 2012.

At 10PM, VEGAS (P) was first in households (9.3/15), viewers (14.70m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07). VEGAS added +590,000 viewers (from 14.11m, +4%) compared to last year's premiere of UNFORGETTABLE. If the ratings hold, VEGAS posted the largest fall delivery for a CBS 10PM drama since 2002's JUDGING AMY.

For the night, CBS was first in households (10.6/17), viewers (17.19m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).

Updated Tuesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

Editor's Note: DVR penetration is at 46%, up from 42% last season. Last fall, Live+7 audiences for original entertainment series on CBS averaged more than a +1.4 million viewer gain over Live+ Same Day ratings, more than any other network. This season, we expect DVR usage to continue to expand, increasing DVR playback deliveries.





  [september 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· VEGAS (CBS)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/20/15 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: Despite Easter Sunday Pre-Emptions, ABC Still Had 6 of the Week's Top 10 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/20/15 - 09:52 AM]
The "50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since 1998
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 09:08 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "SHIELD" Emerges as the #1 Program in Tuesday's 9pm Hour in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/20/15 - 08:44 AM]
"A.D. The Bible Continues" Is the Night's #1 Scripted Series in Total Viewers on the Big 4 Nets
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Win Big for CBS
The Eye's annual telecast leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's Takes Second on Sunday with a 17% Increase Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 08:30 AM]
NBA Playoffs on ABC: Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics Delivers Third-Highest Rated First Round Game 1 Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/19/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL, UFC Top Demos for NBC, FOX
Coverage of the NHL Playoffs and UFC on FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Ties for the Nightlong Win in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.