CBS WINS EVERY HALF HOUR IN VIEWERS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE THURSDAY IN THE MAY SWEEP
CBS Also Places First in Adults 25-54
"CSI" Is the Night's Number One Program in Viewers, Posting Week-to-Week Increases in All Key Measures
"Survivor" Once Again Dominates its Time Period
Viewers Choose "Without a Trace" Over "Lost"
CBS won every half hour in viewers for the second consecutive Thursday in the May sweep and placed first on the night in adults 25-54, according to updated Nielsen live plus same day ratings for May 1.
At 8:00 PM, SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA was first in households (7.6/13), viewers (12.32m), adults 25-54 (5.1/14) and adults 18-49 (4.0/12).
At 9:00 PM, CSI was first in households (11.1/17), viewers (18.01m), second in adults 25-54 (6.5/15, -0.1 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (5.1/13). Compared to last week, CSI was up +5% in households (from 10.6/16), +3% in adults 25-54 (from 6.3/14), +9% in adults 18-49 (from 4.7/12) and added +990,000 viewers (from 17.02m, +6%). CSI is Thursday's Number One program in both households and viewers.
WITHOUT A TRACE was first in households (8.7/15), viewers (12.83m), second in adults 25-54 (4.1/10) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).
For the night, CBS was first in households (9.1/15), viewers (14.42m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and second in adults 18-49 (4.1/11).