[09/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Weekly Reality -- the Premiere of "Survivor: Cook Islands" Powers CBS to a First Place Finish in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

[via press release from CBS]


"Survivor: Cook Islands" Dominates Its Time Period With 18 Million Viewers and Is The Week's Top Entertainment Program in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

"The Amazing Race 10" Is Off and Running With Its Largest Audience Since February and Best Demo Ratings Since March

The Winning Week Also Included the Finales of "Big Brother: All-Stars" and "Rock Star: Supernova"

For CBS, it was a week of reality comings and goings with the premieres of SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS and THE AMAZING RACE 10 and the finales of BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS and ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA leading the Network to a first place finish in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, in the week ending Sept. 17, the final week of the 2005-2006 television year

The premiere of SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS was the week's highest rated entertainment program in both adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

For the week in viewers, CBS averaged (9.24m), ABC (9.41m), NBC (7.86m) and FOX (7.22m). For the summer in viewers, CBS (7.59m) led NBC (6.72m), FOX (6.20m) and ABC (5.84m).

For the week in households, CBS (6.0/12) was -3% behind ABC (6.2/11) and +13% ahead of NBC (5.3/09) and +30% ahead of FOX (4.6/08). For the summer in households, CBS (5.1/09) led NBC (4.5/08) by +13%, FOX (4.0/07) by +28% and ABC (3.9/07) by +31%.

For the week in key demographics, CBS finished first in both adults 25-54 (3.7/10) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). For the summer, CBS finished first in adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and third in adults 18-49 (2.2/07, -0.1 behind NBC, -0.2 behind FOX).

? SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS SPECIAL (S) easily won its 8PM time period in households (10.1/17), viewers (18.00m), adults 25-54 (7.8/21), adults 18-49 (6.5/20) and adults 18-34 (4.5/16). This is the best delivery for a SURVIVOR episode in viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since Feb. 9, 2006.

--SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS SPECIAL increased its delivery in the second half-hour: +7% in households (10.5/17 from 9.8/17), +12% in adults 25-54 (8.3/21 from 7.4/21), +13% in adults 18-49 (6.9/20 from 6.1/20), +17% in adults 18-34 (4.8/16 from 4.1/15) and added +1.55m viewers (18.78m from 17.23m, +9%). SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS was the night's Number One program in viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

? THE AMAZING RACE 10 SPECIAL (S) (8:30-10:01PM) posted a 6.3/10 with 10.13m viewers, 4.6/10 in adults 25-54, 3.9/09 in adults 18-49 and 3.1/09 in adults 18-34. This is the best delivery for any AMAZING RACE broadcast in households and viewers in since 2/28/06, in adults 25-54 since 3/21/06, in adults 18-49 since 3/28/06 and in adults 18-34 since 3/14/06.

? ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA TUESDAY (4.4/07, 7.18m) was second in adults 25-54 (3.9/09) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09) from 9:00-10:00PM. This matches ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA TUESDAY 's best adults 18-34 delivery (3.0/08) and is the second best households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 delivery this season (behind last week).

? ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA WEDNESDAY (4.5/07, 7.03m) was second in adults 25-54 (3.6/10) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA WEDNESDAY posted its best delivery in households and viewers, tied its best delivery in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

? The finale of BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS averaged 5.3/08 I households, 8.14 million viewers, 3.6/09 in adults 25-54, 3.1/09 in adults 18-49.

CBS top programs of the week: #3 SURVIVOR: COOK ISLAND SPECIAL (S) (an average of 18.00m viewers), #5 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (15.59m), #7 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION 10PM SPECIAL (S) (R) (14.69m), #8 CBS NFL NATIONAL POST GAME (P) (13.64m), #9 60 MINUTES (R) (13.13m), #13 THE AMAZING RACE 10 SPECIAL (S) (10.13m), #15 CSI: NY (R) (10.00m), #18 WITHOUT A TRACE SUNDAY (R) (9.46m), #20 CSI: MIAMI (R) (9.10m) and #22 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (9.03m).

  [september 2006]  


[10/09/15 - 09:20 AM]
ABC Family Announces January 2016 Premiere Date for Its Returning Hit Series "Pretty Little Liars"
In advance of the celebrated return of the fan favorite, the network will also air "Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward," a one-hour behind-the-scenes glimpse at the highly anticipated series time jump on Tuesday, November 24.

[10/09/15 - 09:06 AM]
Disney's "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar" Primetime Television Movie Event to Air on Disney Channel
"The Lion Guard" television series will premiere in early 2016.

[10/09/15 - 08:51 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Extends CBS Win Streak on Thursdays
The Eye leads the night for the fourth consecutive week.

[10/09/15 - 08:43 AM]
The Table Is Set for a Second Serving of "Dinner at Tiffani's" on Cooking Channel
From birthday bashes, to farmer's market-inspired meals, to surf and turf dinners, throughout the new season's 16 half-hour long episodes, Tiffani showcases her culinary talents and entertaining skills for throwing effortless get-togethers.

[10/09/15 - 07:25 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" to Return for Fourth and Final Season Jan. 29, 2016, Exclusively on Cinemax
Alan Ball, Greg Yaitanes, Jonathan Tropper, Peter Macdissi, Adam Targum and Ole Christian Madsen will executive produce.

[10/08/15 - 01:33 PM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" to Keep the Laughs Coming with Season 5 Renewal Order
The 26 episode order comes in the wake of the series' biggest episode ever, a live highwire walk at South Street Seaport to celebrate their 100th episode.

[10/08/15 - 11:05 AM]
"David Tutera's CELEBrations" Season Three Premieres Friday, October 30 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv
Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Kim Coles, Ian Ziering, Cynthia Bailey, Big Ang Raiola and Reza Farahan are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Tyrant" Returning For Third Season on FX
The 10-episode third season will air in 2016.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Third Season
Co-creators and writers Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers have been upped to showrunners for the 10-episode third season, which will return to AMC next summer.

[10/08/15 - 10:37 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Generates His Biggest Margin to Date vs. Colbert, Taking the Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in 18-49 by a 41% Advantage
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/15 - 09:48 AM]
"The Operatives" Is Back Saving the World's Most Precious Wildlife and Eco-Systems in an All-New Season Premiering on Pivot on October 18 at 10 P.M.
With 10, all new, hour-long episodes, Pete Bethune and his hand-picked team of military elite travel to the furthest parts of the world to expose those suspected of endangering our wildlife and environment in an effort to bring them to justice.

[10/08/15 - 09:43 AM]
HBO NOW Arrives Today on the Roku Platform
Roku customers can purchase a subscription directly within the HBO NOW channel on their Roku device, which will also enable them to access the service at HBONOW.com and on other HBO NOW enabled devices.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy Launches All-New Virtual Reality Experience for Award-Winning "The Expanse" VR App
The app immerses viewers into the vast world of "The Expanse," giving them the opportunity to enter into locations from the show and experience them in virtual reality.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Game 1 of 2015 WNBA Finals Sees Viewership Increase from 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[10/08/15 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Extended Trailer for TNT's "The Librarians" Season 2, Premiering Sunday, Nov. 1
Check out the latest tease for the show's sophomore run.