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CBS TO WIN PREMIERE WEEK FOR THE SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
CBS Projected To Be The Only Network Up Year-to-Year in Both Demos and Viewers
CBS will win premiere week in viewers for the sixth consecutive year, with a projected weekly audience that will be its largest in three years.
CBS is projected to be the only network to post year-to-year growth in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. According to CBS Research live plus same day estimates, the Network will be up +5% in viewers (10.85m from 10.38m), +9% in adults 18-49 (2.4 from 2.2) and +7% in adults 25-54 (3.2 from 3.0) from premiere week last year.
CBS's most-watched shows during Premiere Week (All Live + Same Day):
THE BIG BANG THEORY (8:30 PM) 18.24m
THE BIG BANG THEORY (8:00 PM) 18.03m
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS 17.23m
CBS/NFL NETWORK THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 16.29m
The Network also successfully launched MADAM SECRETARY with 14.75m viewers for its premiere, followed by 12.66m viewers last night, while SCORPION scored 13.83m viewers.
Official premiere week ratings and rankings will be available tomorrow.