or


[10/12/06 - 09:50 AM]
Criminal Minds Beats "Lost" in Households; in Near Dead Heat in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 11.

[via press release from CBS]

"CRIMINAL MINDS" BEATS "LOST" IN HOUSEHOLDS; IN NEAR DEAD HEAT IN VIEWERS

"Criminal Minds" Attracts More Viewers Than "Lost" in Second Half Hour

"Jericho" Continues to Grow

"CSI: NY" Soars, Delivering Its Highest Ratings in Viewers and Demos In Nearly a Year

CBS Wins Wednesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54

Network is Up Double Digit Percentages in Viewers and Demos Versus Same Night Last Year

CRIMINAL MINDS beat "Lost" in households for the first time ever and finished in a near dead heat with "Lost" in viewers in the 9:00-10:00 PM hour and attracted more viewers than "Lost" from 9:30-10:00 PM, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Oct. 11.

CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (10.9/16), in a virtual tie for first in viewers (16.48m, -180,000 behind "Lost") and a strong second in adults 25-54 (6.1/14) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11). From 9:30-10:00PM, "Criminal Minds" beat lost in viewers (16.98m vs. 16.35m, +4%).

CRIMINAL MINDS finished in its closest competitive position ever against a first run episode of "Lost" in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and this is the first time CRIMINAL MINDS ever topped a first run "Lost" in households.

This is CRIMINAL MINDS's best delivery ever on a Wednesday in households and is the second best viewer delivery (just -70,000 behind 9/27/06). Compared to last week, CRIMINAL MINDS was up +9% in households (from 10.0/15), +11% in adults 25-54 (from 5.5/13), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 4.2/10) and added +1.29m viewers (from 15.19m, +8%).

CBS's freshman drama JERICHO was second in households (7.0/11), viewers (10.90m), adults 25-54 (4.3/11) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09). Compared to last week, JERICHO was up +3% in households (from 6.8/11) and +1% in viewers (from 10.83m).

At 10PM, CSI: NY was first in households (11.5/19), viewers (17.71m), adults 25-54 (7.1/17) and adults 18-49 (5.9/16). This is CSI: NY's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 11/9/05 (the cross-over with CSI: MIAMI). Compared to last week, CSI: NY was up +12% in households (from 10.3/17), +18% in adults 25-54 (from 6.0/15), +20% in adults 18-49 (from 4.9/14) and added +1.98m viewers (from 15.73m, +13%).

Compared to the same night last year, CBS posted gains of +21% in viewers, +13% in adults 18-49 and +16% in adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.8/15), viewers (15.03m), adults 25-54 (5.8/14) and second in adults 18-49 (4.5/12, -0.3 behind ABC).

Final Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

"CRIMINAL MINDS" BEATS "LOST" IN HOUSEHOLDS; IN NEAR DEAD HEAT IN VIEWERS

"Criminal Minds" Attracts More Viewers Than "Lost" in Second Half Hour

"Jericho" Continues to Grow

"CSI: NY" Soars, Delivering Its Highest Ratings in Viewers and Demos In Nearly a Year

CBS Wins Wednesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54

Network is Up Double Digit Percentages in Viewers and Demos Versus Same Night Last Year

CRIMINAL MINDS beat "Lost" in households for the first time ever and finished in a near dead heat with "Lost" in viewers in the 9:00-10:00 PM hour and attracted more viewers than "Lost" from 9:30-10:00 PM, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Oct. 11.

CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (11.0/17), in a virtual tie for first in viewers (16.73m, -160,000 behind "Lost") and a strong second in adults 25-54 (6.2/14) and adults 18-49 (4.5/11). From 9:30-10:00PM, "Criminal Minds" beat lost in viewers (17.29m vs. 16.56m, +4%).

CRIMINAL MINDS finished in its closest competitive position ever against a first run episode of "Lost" in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and this is the first time CRIMINAL MINDS ever topped a first run "Lost" in households.

This is CRIMINAL MINDS's best delivery ever on a Wednesday in households and viewers. Compared to last week, CRIMINAL MINDS was up +10% in households (from 10.0/15), +13% in adults 25-54 (from 5.5/13), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 4.2/10) and added +1.54m viewers (from 15.19m, +10%).

CBS's freshman drama JERICHO was second in households (6.9/11), viewers (10.86m), adults 25-54 (4.3/11) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09). Compared to last week, JERICHO was up +1% in households (from 6.8/11) and up slightly in viewers (from 10.83m).

At 10PM, CSI: NY was first in households (11.6/19), viewers (17.97m), adults 25-54 (7.2/18) and adults 18-49 (6.0/16). This is CSI: NY's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 11/9/05 (the cross-over with CSI: MIAMI). Compared to last week, CSI: NY was up +13% in households (from 10.3/17), +20% in adults 25-54 (from 6.0/15), +22% in adults 18-49 (from 4.9/14) and added +2.24m viewers (from 15.73m, +14%).

Compared to the same night last year, CBS posted gains of +23% in viewers, +15% in adults 18-49 and +18% in adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.8/15), viewers (15.19m), adults 25-54 (5.9/14) and second in adults 18-49 (4.6/12, -0.3 behind ABC).





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/27/16 - 11:31 AM]
"The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead" 2016 Comic-Con Trailers Rack Up a Record 25 Million Views in Four Days
Since their release on Friday afternoon in San Diego, the season seven trailer for "The Walking Dead" has notched 17.6 million total views across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and AMC.com.

[07/27/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[07/27/16 - 08:59 AM]
Travel Channel Refreshes Sunday Ratings with Water-Themed Fun
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 24.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
CBSN Sets New Weekly Viewership Record for Convention & Breaking News Coverage
CBSN spins the numbers for the week of Sunday, July 17 through Saturday, July 23.

[07/25/16 - 09:05 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Fun and Games" Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/16 - 09:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with UFC Coverage
NBC then is the most-watched network with the feature "The Bourne Identity."

[07/23/16 - 10:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Special "Big Brother" Pushes CBS in Front
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye wins the night thanks to its summer mainstay.

[07/21/16 - 09:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls in Front with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[07/20/16 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC easily wins the evening with both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/19/16 - 01:36 PM]
Record-Setting "Kids' Choice Sports 2016" and "Henry Danger" Clinch Nickelodeon's 50th Straight Week at Number One
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel New Original Movie "A Perfect Christmas" Is the #1 HH Rated Cable Entertainment Program of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown
Plus: NBC leads the night's Republican Convention coverage.