or


[01/03/13 - 12:04 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours: The Stranger Beside Me" Was Saturday's #1 Primetime Program in Both Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 29.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS NEWS' "48 HOURS: THE STRANGER BESIDE ME" WAS SATURDAY'S #1 PRIMETIME PROGRAM IN BOTH HOUSEHOLDS AND VIEWERS

CBS News' 48 HOURS: "The Stranger Beside Me" was Saturday's #1 primetime program in both households and viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Dec. 29, 2012. 48 HOURS (R) (10:00-11:00 PM) was first in households (3.4/06), viewers (4.90m), adults 25-54 (1.4/04) and adults 18-49 (1.0/03).

Saturday's broadcast featured Erin Moriarty and the 48 HOURS team's updated report on the disappearance of Jamie Laiaddee from her Arizona home and the investigation that revealed her boyfriend, Bryan Stewart, had conned her all along.

Police learned Stewart had been leading a double life, unbeknownst to Laiaddee. Police believed he had a hand in her disappearance, though they had no body and no crime scene. Investigators did find enough red flags to take the case to trial. Stewart maintained Laiaddee, with his guidance, left Arizona with $100,000 of her father's money to start a new life with a new identity.

A jury didn't believe him, and a year and a half after Laiaddee vanished, Bryan Stewart, known by his original name, Rick Wayne Valentini, was found guilty and sentenced to 54 years for fraud and murder.

"The Stranger Beside Me" is produced by Judy Rybak. Linda Martin is the update producer. Cindy Cesare, Jennifer Simpson and Marc Goldbaum are the field producers. David Franklin and Maria Barrow are the editors. Al Briganti is the executive editor. Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer.

Follow 48 HOURS on Facebook and Twitter.





  [january 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· 48 HOURS (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops FOX, NBC in College Football Showdown
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Onto Demo Crown
"Blue Bloods" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead said categories for the Eye.

[10/20/17 - 09:42 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Good Doctor" Tops CBS' "NCIS" and NBC's "This Is Us" as the Season's Most-Watched Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/17 - 06:50 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Scores Another Ratings Increase, Up +5%
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/19/17 - 12:50 PM]
"2017 CMT Artists of the Year" Special Soars to New Ratings Highs and Ranks as Most Watched in Event History
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[10/19/17 - 09:47 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" Finds Ratings Gold with Season 8 Premiere
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 13.

[10/19/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The network's flagship drama is down week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/18/17 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock's top drama is up year-to-year among adults 18-49.

[10/17/17 - 01:54 PM]
2017 ALCS on FOX & FS1 Averaging 5,815,000 Viewers, Off to Best Start Since 2013
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its ALCS coverage to date.

[10/17/17 - 12:31 PM]
"Nightline" Wins in Total Viewers for Third Week in a Row This Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 9-13.

[10/17/17 - 11:53 AM]
"The Gifted" Marks Television's Highest-Rated Fall Debut in Monday 9PM Time Period in Live + 7 Day Ratings in Three Years
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/17/17 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Claims 8 of the Week's Top 20 Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/17 - 11:06 AM]
"The Late Show" Wins Late Night for the Third Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 9-13.