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[10/10/08 - 01:19 PM]
Csi Returns with a 'Vengeance'
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 9.

[via press release from CBS]

"CSI" RETURNS WITH A 'VENGEANCE'

The Ninth Season Premiere of "CSI" Wins its Time Period in All Key Measures-Including its First Ever Win in Adults 18-49 Over "Grey's Anatomy"

"CSI" Attracts Television's Largest Primetime Audience of the Season with 23 Million Viewers

"Survivor: Gabon" Wins Time Period in Viewers and Demos

Drama Premieres Lead CBS to Thursday Sweep in Viewers and Key Demos

The ninth season premiere of CSI, in which the forensic team tracks down Warwick's killer, returned with 23 million viewers and its first ever win in adults 18-49 opposite an original "Grey's Anatomy," according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Oct. 9.

CSI (P) won its time period in households (13.7/21), viewers (22.99m), adults 25-54 (8.8/19) and adults 18-49 (7.0/17). This is the first time CSI topped a first run episode of "Grey's Anatomy" in adults 18-49 (vs. 5.5/13, +27%) and the largest margin of victory to date in households (vs. 9.7/15, +41%), viewers (vs. 14.54m, +58%) and adults 25-54 (from 6.0/13, +47%). CSI premiered with the largest audience of any prime program this season.

This is CSI's best delivery in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Sept. 27, 2007 (last year's season premiere) and best households performance since Nov. 8, 2007 (the CSI/WITHOUT A TRACE cross-over).

SURVIVOR: GABON was first in households (7.8/13), viewers (13.31m), adults 25-54 (5.4/14) and adults 18-49 (4.3/12). Compared to last week's episode, SURVIVOR was up +1% in households (from 7.7/12) and added +230,000 viewers (from 13.08m, +2%).

The premiere of THE ELEVENTH HOUR was second in its time period in households (7.3/12) second in viewers (11.59m, -0.01m behind ABC) and averaged a 4.2/10 in adults 25-54 and 3.3/09 in adults 18-49.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.6/15), viewers (15.96m), adults 25-54 (6.1/15) and adults 18-49 (4.9/13). This is CBS's best Thursday delivery in adults 25-54 since April 3, 2008 and best adults 18-49 Thursday performance since December 13, 2007. This is CBS's first Thursday sweep (wins in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49) since April 3, 2008.

Updated Thursday ratings available this afternoon.





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· ELEVENTH HOUR (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





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