or


[09/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS's New Lineup Is Number One on the First Friday of the New Season

[via press release from CBS]

CBS'S NEW LINEUP IS NUMBER ONE ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF THE NEW SEASON

"Ghost Whisperer," "Threshold" and "Numb3rs" All Win Their Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics

"Ghost Whisperer" Is The Night's Most Watched Program and Highest Rated In Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Tied With "Numb3rs"

CBS's new lineup was number one on the first Friday of the new season as the premiere of GHOST WHISPERER, the second episode of THRESHOLD and the season premiere of NUMB3RS all won their time periods in viewers and key demographics, according to final national Nielsen ratings for Sept. 23.

CBS was first in households (6.6/11), viewers (10.34m), adults 25-54 (3.9/11) and adults 18-49 (2.8/09). Compared to the same night last year, CBS was up +6% in households, +26% in adults 25-54 and +22% in adults 18-49.

GHOST WHISPERER (P) won its time period in households (7.2/13), viewers (11.25m), adults 25-54 (4.1/12) and adults 18-49 (3.0/10). This is CBS's best delivery in the time period by a regularly scheduled CBS program in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 2/20/04 ("Joan of Arcadia").

Compared to the time period last year (the second season premiere of "Joan of Arcadia"), GHOST WHISPERER was up +26% in households, +37% in adults 25-54 and +25% in adults 18-49. GHOST WHISPERER is the night's most watched program and tied for #1 with NUMB3RS in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

The time period premiere THRESHOLD (P) was first in viewers (8.60m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09), tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.5/08, with NBC) and second in households (5.4/09). Compared to the same night last year, THRESHOLD was up +13% in adults 25-54 and +25% in adults 18-49.

The second season premiere of NUMB3RS (P) was first in households (7.2/12), viewers (11.18m), adults 25-54 (4.1/11) and adults 18-49 (3.0/09). Compared to the same night last year (the premiere of "dr. vegas"), NUMB3RS was up +16% in households, +32% in adults 25-54 and +25% in adults 18-49.





  [september 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· DR. VEGAS (CBS)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· JOAN OF ARCADIA (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· THRESHOLD (CBS)





[08/18/17 - 12:05 PM]
Walkers Are Invading AMC for "The Walking Dead" Multi-Weekend Marathon Event Beginning Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 A.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "The Walking Dead: Season 8 Preview Special" on Sunday, September 10.

[08/18/17 - 11:29 AM]
MTV Announces New Host Terrence J. and Cast for Its Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Premiering Wednesday, September 20th at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Before the premiere, audiences can get a sneak peek at the new cast in an audition tape casting special, airing Wednesday, September 13.

[08/18/17 - 09:54 AM]
Viceland Announces Fall Line-Up with New Shows & Returning Favorites
Returning are network staples "Bong App├ętit" with Abdullah Saeed, Vanessa Lavorato and Ry Pritchard, "Weediquette" with Krishna Andavolu, "Cyberwar" with Ben Makuch, and "Hamilton's Pharmacopeia" with Hamilton Morris.

[08/18/17 - 09:01 AM]
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon to Executive-Produce One-Hour Telecast "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live" to Inspire the Public to Rethink High School and Explore Ways to Prepare Students for Careers of the Future
The one-hour special will air across ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC on Friday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/18/17 - 09:00 AM]
Season Two of Original Scripted Series "Chesapeake Shores" Catapults Hallmark Channel as Top-Rated and Most-Watched Cable Network
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/18/17 - 08:20 AM]
Video: WE tv Releases Cast & Sneak Peek for Season 9 of Hit Series "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars"
The season will feature a brand new house of dysfunctional couples including Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin, Bobby Panahi and Asifa Mirza, Juelia Kinney and JJ Lane, Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly & Mehgan James and DeAndre Perry.

[08/18/17 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 07:49 AM]
Car Pros Make Room for the Under "Dogs" in Discovery's All-New Series "Gear Dogs (WT)"
The series, formerly known as "House of Cars," premieres Monday, September 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/17/17 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 17
Updates include: ABC lands live-action take on "The Jetsons"; Frances O'Connor to star in Hulu's "Locke & Key"; and Paul Scheer to pen the "Galaxy Quest" TV series for Amazon.

[08/17/17 - 03:30 PM]
AXS TV Greenlights Season Three of the Popular Original Music Series "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance"
Production on the 12-episode season began this month and is scheduled for air in early 2018.

[08/17/17 - 02:47 PM]
MTV's Iconic "Unplugged" Franchise Returns This Fall
The new season will feature an eclectic, superstar lineup of global pop culture artists and will kick off with multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and "2017 Video Music Awards" nominee and performer, Shawn Mendes.

[08/17/17 - 12:55 PM]
Buddy and His Team of Skilled Bakers Return to TLC's "Cake Boss," with Early Premieres on the Network's TV Everywhere Platform, TLC GO
Look for five new episodes becoming available on TLC GO this Friday, August 18 and an additional five episodes on Friday, August 25.

[08/17/17 - 12:45 PM]
Freeform Gets Its Wings with First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," from Sony Pictures Television
From Golden Globe-nominated director and writer Will Gluck, the two-hour special holiday feature stars Jason Biggs, Brenda Song, Ricky Mabe, Andrew Bachelor and Andy Favreau.

[08/17/17 - 12:34 PM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Israel for a Special Primetime Episode to Air September 19
O'Brien plans to visit Tel Aviv and Jerusalem among other locales to be announced in the coming weeks.

[08/17/17 - 12:26 PM]
National Geographic Goes Inside ISIS in Powerful New Drama, "The State"
A compelling fictional story based on extensive research, "The State" follows the experiences of four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria.