CBS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS IN A WEEK FILLED WITH REBROADCASTS
"The King of Queens" Wins its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos for the Second Straight Week
"Survivor: Fiji" Tops First-Run "Ugly Betty" and "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader" in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
"Shark" Places First in Viewers for the 11th Time in its Last 12 Broadcasts
CBS placed second in viewers in a week filled with rebroadcasts, according to Nielsen Live Plus same-day ratings for the week ending April 22, week 31 of the 2006-2007 television season.
For the week in viewers, CBS (9.63m) trailed FOX (10.26m) and finished ahead of ABC (9.48m) and NBC (6.24m). Season-to-date in viewers, CBS (12.62m) is first, followed by FOX (10.24m), ABC (9.80m) and NBC (9.10m).
For the week in households, CBS (6.3/11) was first tied with FOX and +2% ahead of ABC (6.2/10) and +50% ahead of NBC (4.2/07). Season-to-date in households, CBS (8.0/13) is first ahead of ABC and FOX by +27% (6.3/10, each) and NBC by +36% (5.9/10).
For the week in key demographics, CBS posted a 3.3/09 in adults 25-54 and 2.6/07 in adults 18-49. Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and second in adults 18-49 (3.8/10, -0.2 behind FOX).
CBS's Weekly Highlights:
? THE KING OF QUEENS was first in households (7.9/12), viewers (12.22m) and tied for first with FOX in both adults 25-54 (5.2/12) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11). THE KING OF QUEENS was first in these measures for the second consecutive week.
? CSI: MIAMI was first in households (10.1/17), viewers (15.36m), adults 25-54 (5.8/14) and adults 18-49 (4.8/12).
? SURVIVOR: FIJI was first in households (8.1/14), viewers (13.33m), adults 25-54 (5.5/15) and adults 18-49 (4.5/13). SURVIVOR topped "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader" by +35% in households (vs. 6.0/10), +53% in adults 25-54 (vs. 3.6/10), +36% in adults 18-49 (vs. 3.3/10) and by +3.23m viewers (vs. 10.10m, +32%). SURVIVOR topped the first first-run "Ugly Betty" in four weeks by +23% in households (vs. 6.6/11), +53% in adults 25-54 (vs. 3.6/10), +50% in adults 18-49 (vs. 3.0/09) and by +3.87m viewers (vs. 9.46m, +41%).
? SHARK (10:01-11:00PM) was first in households (8.5/14), viewers (12.54m), second in adults 25-54 (4.2/11, -0.2 behind NBC) and third in adults 18-49 (3.0/09). SHARK has won its time period 11 times in the last 12 airings in both households and viewers.
? HALLMARK HALL OF FAME "Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness" (S) (9:00-11:00PM) was second in households (7.0/11) and viewers (10.66m).
CBS top programs of the week: #8 CSI: MIAMI (an average of 15.36m viewers), #9 SURVIVOR: FIJI (13.33m), #10 TWO AND A HALF MEN (13.03m), #11 SHARK (12.54m), #12 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (12.45m), #13 THE KING OF QUEENS (12.22m), #18 NCIS (R) (11.14m), #19 CSI: NY (R) (11.13m), #20 HALLMARK HALL OF FAME "Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness" (S) (10.66m), #21 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (10.59m), #23 60 MINUTES (9.97m) and #29 THE AMAZING RACE ALL-STARS (8.69m).