AN ACROSS-THE-BOARD WEEKLY WIN FOR CBS
Network Is First in Viewers (For the 13th Consecutive Week), Adults 25-54 (For the Eighth Straight Week) and Adults 18-49 (For the Third Time in Four Weeks)
CBS Has Five of the Week's Top 10 Most Watched Programs
"Big Brother: All Stars" Scores on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
"Rock Star: Supernova" Places First in Viewers and Key Demos in its Special Tuesday Time Period While the Wednesday Edition Notches Its Best
Ratings of the Summer
CBS scored an across-the-board weekly win, placing first in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49, in the week ending Aug. 27, week 13 of the 2006 summer season.
CBS has now placed first in viewers every week of the summer (13), first in adults 25-54 in eight consecutive weeks and first in adults 18-49 for the third time in the past four week.
CBS had five of the week's top 10 programs including #2 60 MINUTES and the top three dramas--#3 CSI, #4 CSI: MIAMI and #6 WITHOUT A TRACE.
Meanwhile, BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS TUESDAY and THURSDAY hit summer high ratings in viewers and key demographics while BIG BROTHER: SUNDAY hit highs in adults 18-49.
For the week in viewers, CBS (7.34m) topped NBC (6.77m), ABC (6.13m) and FOX (5.89m). Summer-to-date, CBS (7.53m) leads NBC (6.47m), FOX (5.88m) and ABC (5.45m).
For the week in households, CBS (4.9/08) was +9% ahead of NBC (4.5/08), +20% ahead of ABC (4.1/07) and +26% ahead of FOX (3.9/07). Summer-to-date, CBS (5.1/09) leads NBC (4.3/08) by +19%, FOX (3.8/07) by +34% and ABC (3.7/07) by +38%.
For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/07). Summer-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (2.7/08) and third in adults 18-49 (2.1/07, just -0.1 behind NBC and -0.2 behind FOX).
? BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS
-- BIG BROTHER: ALL STARS TUESDAY (9:00-10:00PM) was first in households (4.9/08), viewers (8.00m), adults 25-54 (3.7/09), adults 18-49 (3.2/09) and adults 18-34 (2.8/09). This is the best delivery of BIG BROTHER ALL-STARS TUESDAY in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.
-- BIG BROTHER 7: ALL-STARS THURSDAY won its 8PM time slot in households (5.2/09), viewers (8.27m), adults 25-54 (3.5/10), adults 18-49 (2.9/10) and adults 18-34 (2.3/09), all for the 8th consecutive week. This is BIG BROTHER ALL-STARS's best Thursday delivery in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
-- BIG BROTHER: ALL STARS SUNDAY (5.1/08, 8.16m) posted a 3.5/09 in adults 25-54, 3.0/08 in adults 18-49 and 2.4/07 in adults 18-34. This is BIG BROTHER: ALL STARS SUNDAY's best delivery to date in adults 18-49 and matched its best adults 25-54 performance
? ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA
-- ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA TUESDAY (3.8/07, 6.19m from 10:00-11:00PM) was first in adults 18-49 (2.9/08), adults 18-34 (2.2/07) and tied for first in adults 25-54 (3.4/09, with NBC).
-- ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA WEDNESDAY was first in viewers (6.32m), adults 25-54 (3.2/10), adults 18-49 (2.8/09), adults 18-34 (2.4/09) and tied for first in households (4.1/07, with NBC). This is ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA WEDNESDAY's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.
? 60 MINUTES (R) was first in households (7.9/14), viewers (11.94m), adults 25-54 (3.6/11) and second in adults 18-49 (2.7/09, -0.1 behind ABC).
. CBS top programs of the week: #2 60 MINUTES (R) (an average of 11.94m viewers), #3 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (11.58m), #4 CSI: MIAMI (R) (10.56m), #6 WITHOUT A TRACE (R) (9.95m), #10 CSI: NY (R) (8.90m), #12 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (8.42m), #13 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (8.33m), #14 BIG BROTHER: ALL STARS THURSDAY (8.27m), #15 BIG BROTHER: ALL STARS SUNDAY (8.16m), #16 BIG BROTHER: ALL STARS TUESDAY (8.00m), #17 WITHOUT A TRACE SUNDAY (R) (7.97m), #19 COLD CASE (R) (7.70m), #21 TWO AND A HALF MEN 8PM (R) (7.07m) and #25 THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE (R) (6.78m).