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[09/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
Csi Beats "Grey's Anatomy"

[via press release from CBS]

"CSI" BEATS "GREY'S ANATOMY"

CBS Wins Every Hour in Viewers on Thursday

"Survivor: Cook Islands" Beats "Ugly Betty" in Viewers and Key Demos

"Shark" Bites the Competition, Topping "ER" and "Six Degrees"

CBS Places First in Viewers and Adults 25-54 For the Second Thursday of the Season

In the second match up of the season, CSI beat "Grey's Anatomy" in viewers and was the night's most watched program, SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS topped the highly promoted premiere of "Ugly Betty," and SHARK took a bite out of its competition, placing ahead of "ER" and "Six Degrees," leading CBS to a first place finish in viewers and adults 25-54, according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 28.

CSI was first in viewers (23.49m), second in households (14.1/21), adults 25-54 (9.7/21) and adults 18-49 (7.9/19). Compared to last week, CSI was up +3% in both households (from 13.7/21) and adults 18-49 (from 7.7/18), +2% in adults 25-54 (from 9.5/21) and added +910,000 viewers (from 22.58m, +4%).

CSI moved ahead of "Grey's Anatomy" by +180,000 viewers (after trailing by -2.83m last week) and is now trailing the ABC drama by --0.8 rating points in households (from -2.1), -0.6 rating points in adults 25-54 (from -2.3) and -1.5 rating points adults 18-49 (from -3.3).

The third episode of SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS won its time slot in viewers (16.60m), adults 25-54 (7.1/18), adults 18-49 (5.8/16) and adults 18-34 (4.2/13). Compared to last week and against the heavily promoted premiere of ABC's "Ugly Betty", SURVIVOR retained 98% of its household delivery (from 9.8/16), 93% of adults 25-54 (from 7.6/19), 89% in adults 18-49 (from 6.5/18), 93% in adults 18-34 (from 4.5/14) and 95% of viewers (from 17.43m).

SURVIVOR: COOK ISLAND increased its delivery in the second half-hour: +9% in households (10.0/16 from 9.2/15), +17% in both adults 25-54 (7.7/18 from 6.6/18) and adults 18-49 (6.3/16 from 5.4/16), +18% in adults 18-34 (4.5/13 from 3.8/12) and added +1.81m viewers (17.51m from 15.70m, +12%).

At 10PM, SHARK won its time period in viewers (14.72m), was tied for first in households (9.5/16, with NBC), second in adults 25-54 (5.5/13) and third in adults 18-49 (4.2/11, -0.2 behind ABC). Compared to last week's premiere, SHARK was up +2% in adults 18-49 (from 4.1/11) and even in adults 25-54 and viewers (from 14.74m).

For the night, CBS was first in households (11.1/17), viewers (18.27m), adults 25-54 (7.5/18) and second in adults 18-49 (6.0/16, -0.2 behind ABC).

Final Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

"CSI" BEATS "GREY'S ANATOMY"

CBS Wins Every Hour in Viewers on Thursday

"Survivor: Cook Islands" Beats "Ugly Betty" in Viewers and Key Demos

"Shark" Bites the Competition, Topping "ER" and "Six Degrees"

CBS Places First in Viewers For the Second Consecutive Thursday and First in Adults 25-54

In the second match up of the season, CSI beat "Grey's Anatomy" in viewers and was the also the night's Number One program, SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS beat the highly promoted premiere of "Ugly Betty," and SHARK took a bite out of its competition, placing ahead of "ER" and "Six Degrees," leading CBS to a first place finish in viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 28.

CSI was first in viewers (23.77m), second in households (14.3/21), adults 25-54 (9.9/21) and adults 18-49 (8.0/19). Compared to last week, CSI was up +4% each in households (from 13.7/21), adults 18-49 (from 7.7/18) and adults 25-54 (from 9.5/21) and added +1.19m viewers (from 22.58m, +5%).

CSI moved ahead of "Grey's Anatomy" by +290,000 viewers (after trailing by -2.83m last week) and is now trailing the ABC drama by -0.7 rating point in households (from -2.1), -0.6 rating point in adults 25-54 (from -2.3) and -1.5 rating points adults 18-49 (from -3.3).

The third episode of SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS won its time slot in viewers (16.85m), adults 25-54 (7.3/18), adults 18-49 (5.9/16) and tied for first in adults 18-34 (4.1/13, with ABC). Compared to last week and against the heavily promoted premiere of ABC's "Ugly Betty," SURVIVOR retained 98% of its household delivery (from 9.8/16), 96% of adults 25-54 (from 7.6/19), 91% of both adults 18-49 (from 6.5/18) and adults 18-34 (from 4.5/14) and 97% of viewers (from 17.43m).

SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS increased its delivery in the second half-hour: +9% in households (10.0/15 from 9.2/15), +16% in adults 25-54 (7.8/18 from 6.7/18), +17% in adults 18-49 (6.3/17 from 5.4/16), +22% in adults 18-34 (4.5/13 from 3.7/12) and added +1.77m viewers (17.73m from 15.96m, +11%).

At 10PM, SHARK won its time period in viewers (14.64m), was second in households (9.4/16, -0.1 behind NBC), adults 25-54 (5.5/13) and adults 18-49 (4.2/11). Compared to last week's premiere, SHARK was up +2% in adults 18-49 (from 4.1/11) and even in adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (11.1/17), viewers (18.47m), adults 25-54 (7.6/18) and second in adults 18-49 (6.0/16, -0.3 behind ABC).





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· ER (NBC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· SHARK (CBS)
· SIX DEGREES (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





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