or


[10/21/08 - 10:42 AM]
CBS Makes It Three in a Row
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS MAKES IT THREE IN A ROW

Network Places First in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Week

CBS Is the Only Network to Post Year-to-Year Gains in All Key Measures

Network Is First in Viewers on 5 Nights; First in Adults 18-49 on 4 Nights

"CSI" is #1 Show of the Week; "NCIS" Soars to #2 and "The Mentalist" #5

Network Places 11 of the Top 20 Shows

CBS placed first in all key measures for the third consecutive week and was the only network to post year-to-year increases, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Oct. 19, week four of the 2008-2009 season.

CBS placed first in viewers on five nights (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), first in adults 18-49 on four nights (Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) and is now first for the season in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

"CSI" was the week's #1 program for the second consecutive week; "NCIS" was #2 and freshman drama THE MENTALIST was #5.

For the week in viewers: CBS (11.47m), ABC (9.15m), NBC (7.21m) and FOX (6.73m). Season-to-date, CBS is first in viewers (11.54m), ahead of ABC (10.34m), NBC (7.86m) and FOX (7.44m).

For the week in households: CBS (7.3/12), ABC (5.9/10), NBC (4.6/07) and FOX (4.2/07). Season-to-date, CBS is first (7.3/12), ahead of ABC (6.7/11), NBC (4.9/08) and FOX (4.6/07).

For the third consecutive week, CBS was first in both adults 25-54 (4.1/10) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09). Compared to the same week last year, CBS was up +3% in households, +4% in viewers, +5% in adults 25-54 and +7% in adults 18-49. CBS was the only network to post year-to-year gains in all these measures. Season-to-date, CBS is first in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

CBS's Weekly Highlights:

-- Monday, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (4.8/11), adults 18-49 (4.0/10), second in households (7.3/11) and viewers (11.58m). CBS placed first in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 for four consecutive Mondays.

? THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in adults 18-34 (2.8/08), second in households (5.8/09), viewers (9.34m), adults 25-54 (4.1/10) and adults 18-49 (3.6/10).

? HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was first in adults 18-34 (3.3/09), second in households (5.6/08), viewers (9.25m), adults 25-54 (4.5/10) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10).

? TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in adults 25-54 (6.4/14), adults 18-49 (5.3/12), second in both households (9.0/13) and viewers (14.72m).

? WORST WEEK was second in households (6.3/09), viewers (9.75m), adults 25-54 (4.1/09) and adults 18-49 (3.2/07). WORST WEEK topped the season premiere of "Samantha Who?" in both adults 25-54 (vs. 3.9/08, +5%) and adults 18-49 (vs. 3.0/07, +7%). Compared to last week, WORST WEEK was up +11% in both households (from 5.7/08) and adults 25-54 (from 3.7/08), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 3.0/07) and added +900,000 viewers (from 8.85m, +10%).

? CSI: MIAMI was first in households (8.7/14), viewers (13.22m), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10).

-- Tuesday, CBS was first in households (9.3/15), viewers (14.68m), second in adults 25-54 (4.4/11) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.3/09, with NBC). This was CBS's fourth consecutive Tuesday win in viewers this season.

? NCIS won its time period in households (11.2/17), viewers (18.04m), finished second in adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (3.9/11). Compared to last week's episode, NCIS was up +11% in households (from 10.1/15), +4% in adults 25-54 (from 5.0/12), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 3.7/10) and added +1.75m viewers (from 16.29m, +11%). This is NCIS's best delivery in viewers and adults 18-49 since Nov. 6, 2007.

? THE MENTALIST was first in viewers (14.94m), adults 25-54 (4.7/11), second in households (9.4/14) and adults 18-49 (3.4/08). THE MENTALIST has finished first in its time slot in adults 25-54 for two consecutive broadcasts.

? WITHOUT A TRACE was first in households (7.3/12), viewers (11.05m), second in adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07). WITHOUT A TRACE won its time slot in viewers for the second consecutive broadcast.

? THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE won its time slot in households (5.1/08), viewers (7.61m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/06). Compared to last week, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was up +2% in households (from 5.0/08), even in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and added +80,000 viewers (from 7.53m, +1%). THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE posted season highs in households and viewers, matched it season best adults 18-49 delivery.

? GARY UNMARRIED (5.0/08, 7.53m) was tied for first in adults 25-54 (3.0/07, with NBC), second in households with series highs in both households and viewers.

-- Thursday, CBS was first in households (9.2/15), viewers (14.70m), adults 25-54 (5.5/13) and adults 18-49 (4.2/11). This is CBS's second consecutive Thursday night win in these measures. CBS was first in households, viewers and adults 25-54 in every half-hour.

? SURVIVOR: GABON was first in households (7.8/13), viewers (12.81m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (4.2/12).

? CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION won its time period for the second consecutive week in households (11.8/18), viewers (19.28m) and adults 25-54 (7.1/16). CSI was second adults 18-49 (5.2/13).

? ELEVENTH HOUR was first in households (7.8/13), viewers (11.91m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and second in adults 18-49 (3.2/09). Compared to last week's series premiere, ELEVENTH HOUR was up +8% in households (from 7.2/12), +2% in adults 25-54 (from 4.1/10), even in adults 18-49 while adding +540,000 viewers (from 11.37m, +5%).

-- On Friday, CBS was first in households (5.3/09), viewers (7.98m), adults 25-54 (2.9/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/07). CBS matched its prior two weeks' delivery in adults 18-49. CBS was first in every half-hour in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 for the third consecutive week.

? GHOST WHISPERER was first in households (5.9/11), viewers (8.97m), adults 25-54 (3.4/11) and adults 18-49 (2.6/09).

? THE EX LIST was first in adults 25-54 (2.5/07), adults 18-49 (2.0/06), second in households (4.2/07) and viewers (6.29m). Compared to last week, THE EX LIST was up +8% in households (from 3.9/07), +4% in adults 25-54 (from 2.4/07), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 1.9/06) and added +690,000 viewers (from 5.60m, +12%).

? NUMB3RS won its time period in households (5.7/10), viewers (8.68m), adults 25-54 (2.9/08) and adults 18-49 (2.1/07). Compared to last week, NUMB3RS was up +8% in households (from 5.3/10), even in adults 25-54 and added +670,000 viewers (from 8.01m, +8%).

? 48 HOURS MYSTERY won its time slot in households (4.4/08), viewers (6.43m), adults 25-54 (2.2/06) and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.6/05, with ABC). 48 HOURS MYSTERY was the night's #1 program in households and viewers.

-- Sunday, CBS was first in households (9.3/15), viewers (14.68m), adults 25-54 (5.2/12) and adults 18-49 (4.1/10). CBS's NFL 45-minute prime run over posted a 16.7/30 with 27.19m viewers, 10.5/30 in adults 25-54 and 9.0/29 in adults 18-49. CBS led the 7:00-7:30 PM time period in households, viewers and key demographics.

? 60 MINUTES (7:45-8:45 PM) posted a 9.4/15 with 14.53m viewers, 4.5/11 in adults 25-54 and 3.3/09 in adults 18-49. From 7:30-8:30 PM, 60 MINUTES was first in these measures.

CBS top programs of the week: #1 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (an average of 19.28m viewers), #2 NCIS (18.04m), #5 THE MENTALIST (14.94m), #8 TWO AND A HALF MEN (14.72m), #9 60 MINUTES (14.53m), #11 CSI MIAMI (13.22m), #12 SURVIVOR: GABON (12.81m), #13 ELEVENTH HOUR (11.99m), #15 COLD CASE (11.29m), #16 WITHOUT A TRACE (11.05m), #18 THE AMAZING RACE (10.29m), #21 WORST WEEK (9.75m), #23 BIG BANG THEORY (9.34m), #24 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (9.25m) and #28 GHOST WHISPERER (8.97m).





  [october 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 48 HOURS (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· ELEVENTH HOUR (CBS)
· EX LIST, THE (CBS)
· GARY UNMARRIED (CBS)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)
· WORST WEEK (CBS)









[07/28/15 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Agreement with Westminster Kennel Club to Bring Annual Dog Show to FOX Sports 1 and Nat Geo WILD
Beginning in 2017, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show airs in primetime on FOX Sports 1 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden as the seven Best In Group selections are made on Monday and Tuesday night, leading up to Tuesday night's Best In Show announcement.

[07/28/15 - 10:55 AM]
The Lines Are Drawn in Netflix's New "Narcos" Character Posters
All 10 episodes of "Narcos" will premiere on August 28 at 12:01am PST exclusively on Netflix.

[07/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
"Income Property" Starring Scott McGillivray Premieres on DIY Network in August
"American Rehab: Charleston" and "Attic Gold" are also on tap beginning next month.

[07/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
TV Land Picks Up "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash for Fifth and Final Season
The sitcom is the network's highest-rated original series among African Americans 25-54 and African American Women 25-54.

[07/28/15 - 10:10 AM]
VH1's New Original Series "She's Got Game" Featuring Grammy Nominated Rapper Jayceon "The Game" Taylor Premieres Monday August 10th at 9 PM ET/PT
The new series "She's Got Game," follows him in his pursuit of the perfect love match as he embarks on a national tour.

[07/28/15 - 09:57 AM]
"48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54 and Viewers and Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Both Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/28/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to the Big Screen Nationwide to Feature Never-Before-Seen Prequel to Season Nine and Exclusive Interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
The event will feature "The Doctor's Meditation" - a special prequel scene to the first episode of season nine - and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by Wil Wheaton, in addition to the two-part season eight finale.

[07/28/15 - 09:29 AM]
The First Day of the Rest of Their Entrepreneurial Lives Begins Now on the Series Premiere of "Startup U," Airing Tuesday, August 11th, at 10:01PM ET/PT
It's a whole new game when ten savvy, creative and ambitious young adults get down to business and experience seven weeks of hard truths, tough lessons and plenty of drama on the series.

[07/28/15 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Family's Procedural Series "Stitchers" Brings on Damon Dayoub as Series Regular
He'll play Detective Quincy Fisher, an LAPD detective who is brought into the Stitchers program to assist with back-up and support for the team.

[07/28/15 - 09:21 AM]
Starz Presents "Amazing Animation" Double Features Every Saturday Night This August on Starz Kids & Family
Two animated feature films will air every Saturday night throughout the month of August featuring titles from Disney, Pixar, Sony Pictures Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Weinstein Company.

[07/28/15 - 09:11 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for "Brooklyn Animal Control"
The project follows the inner workings of a secret subdivision of the NYPD that functions as social services for some of the city's most unique citizens - werewolves.

[07/28/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Running Wild" Grows 18% Week to Week to a Season High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 27.

[07/28/15 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Dominates Monday, Winning All 6 Half-Hours in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 and Posts Strongest Summer Performance on the Night in 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 27.

[07/28/15 - 08:41 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for "Longmire" and Aziz Ansari's New Series "Master of None"
Plus: animated adult comedy "BoJack Horseman" has been renewed for a third season.

[07/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Keith Richards: Under the Influence," the Netflix Original Documentary from Academy Award(R) Winning Director Morgan Neville, to Premiere Only on Netflix September 18, 2015
"There's no one who could bring this unprecedented look into the musical influences of Keith Richards to life as distinctively as Morgan Neville," said Lisa Nishimura.