or


[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Streaking to the Season's Finish Line with Its Ninth Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers

[via press release from CBS]

CBS STREAKING TO THE SEASON'S FINISH LINE WITH ITS NINTH CONSECUTIVE WEEKLY WIN IN VIEWERS

CBS Is Also First in Adults 25-54

"CSI," "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: NY" All Dominate Their Respective Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics

The Finale of "Survivor: Panama-Exile Island" Places First in Its Time Period in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 (Tie)

"Without a Trace," "The Unit," "NCIS," "Numb3rs" and the Season Finale of Freshman Drama "Criminal Minds" All Deliver Solid Performances

Through 18 Days of the May Sweep, CBS Is First in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and a Strong Second in Adults 18-49

CBS placed first in viewers for the ninth consecutive week, first in adults 25-54 and a solid second in adults 18-49 behind dominating wins by all three editions of the CSI franchise, the finale of SURVIVOR: PANAMA and solid performances by WITHOUT A TRACE, THE UNIT, NCIS, NUMB3RS and the season finale of CRIMINAL MINDS, according to Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for the week ending May 14, week 34 of the 2005-2006 television season.

For the week in viewers, CBS (13.20m) was first, followed by FOX (10.77m), NBC (9.98m) and ABC (8.69m). This is CBS's best weekly delivery in viewers since the week ending Jan. 29, 2006. Season-to-date, CBS (12.63m) leads, followed by ABC (10.81m), FOX (9.88m) and NBC (9.74m).

For the week in households, CBS (8.4/14) was +29% ahead of both FOX and NBC (6.5/11 each) and +50% ahead of ABC (5.6/09). Season-to-date, CBS is first in households (8.2/13), outpacing ABC by +19% (6.9/11), NBC by +28% (6.4/10) and FOX by +34% (6.1/10).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (5.1/13) and second in adults 18-49 (4.0/11). Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (4.8/12) and a strong third in adults 18-49 (3.8/10, -0.2 behind both FOX and ABC).

Through 18 days of the May sweep, CBS is first in viewers (12.95m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and a solid second in adults 18-49 (3.8/12, -0.2 behind FOX).

� CSI: MIAMI won its time period in households (13.1/21), viewers (19.96m), adults 25-54 (8.2/19), adults 18-49 (6.6/17) and adults 18-34 (4.6/13). CSI: MIAMI beat NBC and ABC combined in households (vs. 12.1/19, +8%), viewers (vs. 17.85m, +12%) and competitive with the competition combined in adults 25-54 (vs. 8.5/20). This is CSI: MIAMI's best delivery in households and viewers since 1/30/06 and best demo delivery since 3/20/06.

� CSI: NY was first in households (9.9/16), viewers (15.16m), adults 25-54 (6.3/15), adults 18-49 (5.0/13) and tied for first in adults 18-34 (3.4/10, with NBC).

� CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was first in households (17.0/26), viewers (27.04m), adults 25-54 (10.6/25) adults 18-49 (8.4/22) and adults 18-34 (5.6/16).

� SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND FINALE (S) (8:00-10:09pm) posted a 9.2/14 with 17.07m viewers, 7.4/16 in adults 25-54 and 6.2/15 in adults 18-49. From 8:00-10:00PM, CBS was first in viewers and adults 25-54, tied for first in adults 18-49 (with ABC) and second in households.

� NCIS was second in households (10.1/16), viewers (15.71m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09). NCIS beat NBC and ABC combined in households (vs. 6.9/11, +46%), viewers (vs. 10.09m, +56%), adults 25-54 (vs. 4.1/10, +20%) and adults 18-49 (vs. 3.3/09, +6%).

� THE UNIT was second in households (9.0/14), viewers (14.18m), adults 25-54 (5.2/12) and adults 18-49 (3.8/09). THE UNIT built on its NCIS lead by +6% in adults 25-54 and +11% in adults 18-49.

� THE UNIT 10PM SPECIAL (S) was second in households (8.0/13), viewers (12.33m, -0.55m behind NBC), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). Compared to last week's programming, THE UNIT 10PM SPECIAL was up +100% in households (from 4.0/06), +138% in adults 25-54 (from 2.1/05) and +147% in adults 18-49 (from 1.5/04).

� The CRIMINAL MINDS season finale posted an 8.4/12 in households with 12.67m viewers, 4.9/11 in adults 25-54 and 3.6/09 in adults 18-49. CRIMINAL MINDS trailed "Lost" by -3.71 million viewers, -3.1 in adults 25-54, -3.3 in adults 18-49 and -3.8 in adults 18-34 with its season finale. In their first head-to-head broadcast (9/28/05), CRIMINAL MINDS trailed "Lost" by -7.3 rating points in adults 25-54, -6.4 in adults 18-49, -5.5 in adults 18-34 and by -12.56m viewers.

� WITHOUT A TRACE was first in households (12.9/21), viewers (19.19m), adults 25-54 (7.4/18) and adults 18-49 (5.8/15).

� NUMB3RS was first in households (8.0/14), viewers (12.35m), adults 25-54 (4.7/13) and adults 18-49 (3.4/10).

CBS top programs of the week: #3 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (an average of 27.04m viewers), #7 CSI: MIAMI (19.96m), #8 WITHOUT A TRACE (19.19m), #9 SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND FINALE (S) (17.07m), #10 SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND (16.96m), #13 NCIS (15.71m), #15 CSI: NY (15.16m), #16 TWO AND A HA-LF MEN (14.87m), #18 THE UNIT (14.18m), #24 CRIMINAL MINDS (12.67m), #25 NUMB3RS (12.35m), #26 THE UNIT 10PM SPECIAL (S) (12.33m), #28 THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE (11.87m), #29 60 MINUTES (11.82m) and #30 SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND REUNION (S) (11.65m).





  [may 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· UNIT, THE (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)











[08/27/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" and "Squidbillies" Dominate With an Animation Doubleheader!
Look for both series on Sunday nights beginning September 21 at 11:30/10:30c.

[08/27/14 - 09:04 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on Monday, October 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Adding to the drama this season is a twist that will make finding the perfect match more challenging, as an eleventh girl will join the house as a double match for one of the guys.

[08/27/14 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on "Survivor"
The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 29th season with a special 90-minute premiere, Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Win for NBC
The show's latest installment leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
Night 2 "Bachelor in Paradise" 2-Night Event Holds Steady from Night 1 In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:31 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Production Start on "Lucha Underground"
The character-driven, freestyle wrestling series is set to debut Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/14 - 08:31 AM]
Bounce TV Announces Bounce TV Summer Music Festival 2014
Perennial R&B powerhouse Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Grammy(R)-Award winning great Patti LaBelle will headline the 11-city tour which launches in Dallas on August 29.

[08/27/14 - 08:13 AM]
Relive the Craziest Moments in "Ink Master" History and Vote on the Most Insane Moment During "You Choose Live" Before Season Five Premiere
"You Choose Live" telecasts immediately before the season five premiere of "Ink Master," airing Tuesday, September 2.

[08/27/14 - 08:07 AM]
American Heroes Channel Presents World Television Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Documentary Film "The Hornet's Nest" on Thursday, September 11 at 9/8c
The film follows Emmy Award-winning journalists Mike Boettcher and his son, Carlos Boettcher, as they are embedded with U.S. forces fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan.

[08/27/14 - 08:04 AM]
Three Episodes of Cinemax Series "The Knick" to Be Presented on HBO on Labor Day
Following a hiatus this week, "The Knick" returns with new episodes on Friday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/27/14 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon to Debut Jill Soloway's Highly-Anticipated Dark Comedy "Transparent" on September 26 in the US and UK
Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass star in the 10-episode series.

[08/27/14 - 06:00 AM]
Fan Favorite Chris Soules Searches for Love Again on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," When It Returns to ABC in January 2015
Soules, the stylish farmer from Iowa, was sent home by Andi Dorfman on "The Bachelorette."

[08/26/14 - 03:03 PM]
Video: Two New Teasers for "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
Get your first taste of the franchise's newest installment, premiering Wednesday, October 8 at 10:00/9:00c on FX.

[08/26/14 - 02:26 PM]
2015 NBC Sports Group NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series Schedules Announced
NBC's coverage of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins Sunday, July 5 with flag-to-flag coverage from Daytona in primetime, while Nationwide Series coverage begins Saturday, July 4.