or


[10/10/06 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Starts the Season 3 for 3 in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS STARTS THE SEASON 3 FOR 3 IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

CBS Is Also a Close Second in Adults 18-49

Network Has 5 of the Top 10 Programs

Through the First 3 Weeks of the Season, CBS Is Up Year-to-Year in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Even in Adults 18-49

"NCIS" and "The Unit" Deliver Season High Ratings in Viewers and Key Demos

"Survivor: Cook Islands" Beats "Ugly Betty" in Viewers and Demos for the Second Week

"Cold Case" and "Without a Trace" Post Double Digit Percentage Time Period Increases Versus Last Season

CBS placed first in viewers and adults 25-54 for the third consecutive week and a solid second in adults 18-49 for the second straight week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Oct. 8, week three of the 2006-2007 television season.

CBS had five of the week's 10 most watched programs and through the first three weeks of the season is up in viewers and adults 25-54, and even in adults 18-49.

For the week in viewers, CBS (12.53m) beat ABC (11.25m), NBC (9.92m) and FOX (7.79m). Season-to-date in viewers, CBS (12.88m) leads followed by ABC (11.75m), NBC (10.50m) and FOX (7.35m).

In households, CBS (8.3/13) enjoyed a +11% advantage over ABC (7.3/12), +25% over NBC (6.5/11) and +56% over FOX (5.2/09). Season-to-date, CBS is first in households (8.3/13), outpacing ABC by +9% (7.6/13), NBC by +22% (6.8/11) and FOX by +77% (4.7/08).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (4.8/12) for the third consecutive week and second in adults 18-49 (3.8/10, -0.2 behind ABC) for the second consecutive week. Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 and second in adults 18-49.

? CSI: MIAMI (10:00-11:00 PM) was first in households (11.4/18), viewers (17.90m), adults 25-54 (7.1/17), adults 18-49 (5.9/15) and adults 18-34 (4.4/12).

? NCIS was second in households (9.8/15), viewers (15.89m), adults 25-54 (5.5/14) and adults 18-49 (4.0/12), all season high deliveries. Compared to last week, NCIS was up +10% in households (from 8.9/14), +17% in adults 25-54 (from 4.7/12), +18% in adults 18-49 (from 3.4/10) and added +1.40m viewers (from 14.12m, +10%).

? THE UNIT was up +8% in households (8.2/12 from 7.6/12), +9% in adults 25-54 (5.1/12 from 4.7/11), +14% in adults 18-49 (4.1/11 from 3.6/09) and added +1.26m viewers (13.22m from 11.96m, +11%) compared to last week. These are also season high deliveries.

? JERICHO was second in households (6.8/11), viewers (10.83m), adults 25-54 (4.5/12) and adults 18-49 (3.4/10). Compared to last week, JERICHO retained 92% of its household delivery and 94% of its adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and viewer performances.

? CRIMINAL MINDS was second in households (10.0/15), viewers (15.19m), adults 25-54 (5.5/13), adults 18-49 (4.2/10) and adults 18-34 (3.2/09). This is the best delivery for a first run episode of CRIMINAL MINDS against a first run "Lost" since January 11, 2006 in both households and viewers, and January 25, 2006 in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

? CSI: NY was first in households (10.3/17), viewers (15.73m), adults 25-54 (6.0/15), adults 18-49 (4.9/14) and adults 18-34 (3.7/11). CSI: NY beat ABC's premiere of "The Nine" by +32% in households (vs. 7.8/13), +13% in adults 25-54 (vs. 5.3/13), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 4.6/12), +9% in adults 18-34 (from 3.7/11) and by +3.82m viewers (vs. 11.91m, +32%).

? SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS easily won its time slot in viewers (15.83m), behind ABC. SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS topped "Ugly Betty" for the second consecutive week in adults 18-49 (vs. 4.5/13, +24%), adults 25-54 (vs. 5.3/13, +26%), viewers (vs. 14.26m, +1.57m viewers or +11%).

? CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was second in households (13.5/20), viewers (21.51m), adults 25-54 (9.0/20) and adults 18-49 (7.3/18).

? SHARK was second in households (9.2/15), viewers (13.75m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10).

-- Friday, CBS was first in households (7.0/13), viewers (10.82m), adults 25-54 (3.9/11), all for the third consecutive week, and first for the first time this season in adults 18-49 (2.9/09). All three CBS series were first in their time periods in both adult 18-49 and adults 25-54.

? CLOSE TO HOME won its time period in households (7.6/13), viewers (11.61m), adults 25-54 (3.9/11) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.8/09, with NBC). CLOSE TO HOME was the night's Number One program in households and viewers for the third consecutive week.

? NUMB3RS was first in households (7.2/13), viewers (11.07m), both for the third consecutive week, first in adults 25-54 (4.1/11) for the second consecutive week and moved into first place in adults 18-49 (3.0/09).

? COLD CASE delivered an 8.5/13 with 13.73m viewers, 4.9/10 in adults 25-54 and 3.7/09 in adults 18-49. Compared to the first hour of the CBS SUNDAY MOVIE last year, COLD CASE was up +55% in households, +63% in adults 25-54 and +54% in adults 18-49.

? WITHOUT A TRACE was first in households (9.9/16), second in viewers (15.27m, -0.04m behind NBC) and delivered a 5.9/13 in adults 25-54 (5.6/13) and 4.5/11 in adults 18-49. Compared to the same night last year (the second hour of the CBS SUNDAY MOVIE), WITHOUT A TRACE was up +83% in households, +87% in adults 25-54 and +88% in adults 18-49.

CBS top programs of the week: #2 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (an average of 21.51m viewers), #6 CSI: MIAMI (17.90m), #8 NCIS (15.89m), #9 SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS (15.83m), #10 TWO AND A HALF MEN (15.80m), #11 CSI: NY (15.73m), #12 WITHOUT A TRACE (15.27m), #13 CRIMINAL MINDS (15.19m), #19 SHARK (13.75m), #20 COLD CASE (13.73m), #21 THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE (13.60m), #23 THE UNIT (13.22m), #29 CLOSE TO HOME (11.61m) and #30 NUMB3RS (11.07m).





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· NINE, THE (ABC)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SHARK (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· UNIT, THE (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





[12/10/18 - 02:01 PM]
When in the World Is "Carmen Sandiego" Coming to Netflix? January 18!
Finn Wolfhard and Gina Rodriguez lead the voice cast of the Netflix animated series.

[12/10/18 - 01:33 PM]
Discovery Jumpstarts New Year's Day with an All-New Jaw-Dropping Winner Take All "Street Outlaws: Bristol Race to $200K"
32 of the fastest male and female racers in the country rev up their engines to compete at the iconic Bristol Motor Speedway.

[12/10/18 - 12:47 PM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights "Punk" Docuseries
The series is currently in production, and will premiere on March 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/10/18 - 11:08 AM]
Starz Releases Worldwide Premiere Date and Official Teaser Art for New Original Series & Official Sundance Selection "Now Apocalypse," Set to Debut March 10th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
This sexy, vibrant and fast-moving comedy series is created and executive-produced by veteran indie filmmaker Gregg Araki.

[12/10/18 - 11:06 AM]
Netflix Acquires "Fyre", Chris Smith's Highly Anticipated Documentary Film About the Greatest Party That Never Happened
The film is an exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

[12/10/18 - 10:03 AM]
"Ready to Love" Reunion Special to Air December 29 on OWN
Host Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles returns with cast members to reflect on a tumultuous season in which the sexy singles navigated a challenging Atlanta dating scene to find real relationship and find out if they are truly ready to love.

[12/10/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?," The Acclaimed Story of Fred Rogers and "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," Debuts Feb. 9 on HBO
In addition, HBO will honor Fred Rogers' contribution and commitment to public television with a special presentation of the film on PBS' "Independent Lens," coinciding with the HBO debut.

[12/10/18 - 09:35 AM]
Travel Channel Rings in the New Year with a "Ghost Adventures" Marathon Beginning December 31 - Leading Up to the Television Premiere of Zak Bagans' Documentary Film, "Demon House," on New Year's Day
Plus: look for the two-part special "Curse of the River Bend" on Saturday, January 5 and January 12.

[12/10/18 - 09:33 AM]
VH1's Wednesday Night Hit "Black Ink Crew: Chicago" Returns January 2nd at 9PM ET/PT
Last season, "Black Ink Crew: Chicago" dominated Wednesday nights as the #1 cable program in its time period with P18-49.

[12/10/18 - 09:31 AM]
Discovery Looks Back on Favorite Moments of "Expedition Unknown" in Special Premiere of "Amazing Adventures"
The one-hour special airs this Wednesday, December 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/10/18 - 09:08 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "A Series of Unfortunate Events" Returns for Its Final (Most Dreadful) Season
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), the third and final season premieres January 1, 2019.

[12/10/18 - 09:01 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "American Style," Premieres Sunday, Jan. 13
The four-part docuseries produced by Vox Entertainment in collaboration with Doc Shop Productions, examines how America's changing style through the decades has mirrored the political, social, and economic climate of the time.

[12/10/18 - 08:56 AM]
WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition" Premieres Thursday, January 10 - Featuring Soulja Boy, Waka Flocka, Lil' Mo, Plus More!
The popular franchise series, produced by Thinkfactory Media, will air on a new night following the premiere of "Growing Up Hip Hop."

[12/10/18 - 08:56 AM]
VH1's New Docuseries "Cartel Crew" to Premiere Monday, January 7 at 9PM ET/PT
Set in Miami, "Cartel Crew" takes a deep look into the lives of eight descendants of the Cartel life as they navigate adulthood and the effects the legacy has had on their upbringing.

[12/10/18 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay on Top
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.