or


[10/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers as "Ncis" Soars to Record High Ratings

[via press release from CBS]

CBS WINS TUESDAY IN VIEWERS AS "NCIS" SOARS TO RECORD HIGH RATINGS

"NCIS" Attracts More Than 16 Million Viewers For the First Time and Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics For the Third Consecutive Week

"The Amazing Race" Gains Viewers As the Families Travel From Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. and Virginia

The Premiere of "Close to Home" Posts Double Digit Increases in Key Demographics Over "Judging Amy's" Premiere Last Season

CBS won Tuesday in viewers and placed second in adults 18-49 paced by NCIS which soared to record high ratings, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings for Oct. 4.

NCIS was first in households (10.6/17), viewers (16.34m), adults 25-54 (5.7/14) and adults 18-49 (4.3/12). These are all series high deliveries for NCIS. This is the first time the program broke the 16 million viewer mark. NCIS has now won its time period in viewers and key demographics for three consecutive weeks.

THE AMAZING RACE: FAMILY EDITION was second in households (7.2/11), viewers (11.40m), tied for second in adults 25-54 (5.1/11, with NBC), adults 18-34 (3.1/10, with ABC) and third in adults 18-49 (4.2/10) in its highly competitive time period. Compared to last week's 9-10PM portion of the two-hour premiere, THE AMAZING RACE was up +6% in households (from 6.8/10), +5% in viewers (from 10.81m) and retained 98% of the premiere's delivery in both adults 25-54 (from 5.2/11) and adults 18-49 (from 4.3/11) and 89% of adults 18-34 (from 3.5/09).

The series premiere of CLOSE TO HOME (7.2/11, 10.38m) averaged a 4.0/9 in adults 25-54 and 3.2/08 in adults 18-49. Compared to the "Judging Amy" 9/28/04 premiere, CLOSE TO HOME was up +28% in adults 18-49 (from 2.5/07) and +18% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/08).

In primetime last night, CBS was first in households (8.3/13), viewers (12.71m), second in adults 18-49 (3.9/10) and tied for second in adults 25-54 (4.9/11, with ABC).

Final Tuesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

CBS WINS TUESDAY IN VIEWERS AS "NCIS" SOARS TO RECORD HIGH RATINGS

"NCIS" Attracts More Than 16 Million Viewers For the First Time and Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics For the Third Consecutive Week

"The Amazing Race" Gains Viewers As the Families Travel From Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. and Virginia

The Premiere of "Close to Home" Posts Double Digit Increases in Key Demographics Over "Judging Amy's" Premiere Last Season

CBS won Tuesday in viewers and placed second in adults 18-49 paced by NCIS which soared to record high ratings, according to final national Nielsen ratings for Oct. 4.

NCIS was first in households (10.8/17), viewers (16.87m), adults 25-54 (5.9/15) and adults 18-49 (4.4/12). These are all series high deliveries for NCIS, shattering its previous high adult 18-49 rating by +0.5. This is the first time the program broke the 16 million viewer mark. NCIS has now won its time period in viewers and key demographics for three consecutive weeks.

THE AMAZING RACE: FAMILY EDITION was second in viewers (11.25m) and tied for second in households (7.1/11, with NBC). Compared to last week's two-hour premiere, THE AMAZING RACE was up +8% in households (7.1/11 from 6.6/10), +5% in viewers (11.25 from 10.64m) and retained 98% of the premiere's delivery in both adults 25-54 (5.1/11 from 5.2/11) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10 from 4.4/11).

The series premiere of CLOSE TO HOME (7.2/11, 10.43m) averaged a 4.0/09 in adults 25-54 and 3.3/08 in adults 18-49. Compared to the "Judging Amy" 9/28/04 premiere, CLOSE TO HOME was up +32% in adults 18-49 (from 2.5/07) and +18% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/08). CLOSE TO HOME dropped the time period's median age from the "Judging Amy" premiere by four full years (52.4 from 56.4 years).

In primetime last night, CBS was first in households (8.4/13), viewers (12.85m), second in adults 18-49 (4.0/10) and adults 25-54 (5.0/12).





  [october 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 08:56 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Marks Its Most-Watched Premiere Week in 7 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/16/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown
The return of "Dancing with the Stars" and the finale of "MasterChef" power their respective networks.

[09/16/14 - 08:30 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 for the Full 52-Week 2013-14 Primetime Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/16/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Wins with the "Dancing" Premiere - TV's Most-Watched Series Telecast Since May
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy's New Zombie Series "Z Nation" Bites Off 1.6 Million Viewers During September 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/15/14 - 08:24 AM]
Against Big NFL Competition, "Miss America" Scores 4-Month Slot Highs for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/15/14 - 08:18 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Last Night's Bears-49ers "Sunday Night Football" Telecast Is Up +3% Versus Week Two Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.