or


[04/21/09 - 12:52 PM]
48 Hours Mystery Was the Night's #1 Program in Viewers and Households on Saturday, April 18, Posting Significant Year-To-Year Increases
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[via press release from CBS]

"48 HOURS MYSTERY" WAS THE NIGHT'S #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS AND HOUSEHOLDS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18, POSTING SIGNIFICANT YEAR-TO-YEAR INCREASES

48 HOURS MYSTERY was the night's #1 program in both households and viewers on Saturday, April 18 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). In its time period, the CBS News broadcast also was first in households (5.0/09) and viewers (7.26m), and second in both adults 25-54 (2.3/06) and adults 18-49 (1.6/05). Compared to the same week last year, 48 HOURS MYSTERY was up an impressive +25% in households, +21% in adults 25-54 and +7% in adults 18-49

The April 18 broadcast featured the bizarre demise of Air Force Col. Philip Michael Shue. The cause of his death was never in dispute - he died from fatal brain injuries after crashing his car - but what led to this accident was beyond suspicious. Inside the smashed vehicle his body was found mutilated, with duct tape around his wrists and ankles. Authorities insisted he was not tortured, however, and that he had done these acts to himself. Believing her husband could never have committed suicide, Shue's wife, Tracy, went to court and years later had his death officially ruled a homicide. No one has been arrested for Col. Shue's murder.

Peter Henderson produced the April 18 program. Al Briganti is the executive editor. Susan Zirinsky is the executive producer.





  [april 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 48 HOURS (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "In an Instant" and the Peacock's "U.S. Olympic Trials" coverage lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Ties for the Saturday Primetime Win as Men's Gymnastics Scores a 7-Week Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 25.

[06/25/16 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
ABC, NBC and CBS all finish within a few ticks among adults 18-49.

[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
"Good Witch" Season Finale Delivers Hallmark Channel's Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode of the Season
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/24/16 - 09:01 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye claims the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/23/16 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye snags the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/22/16 - 12:23 PM]
OWN's New Original Drama Series "Greenleaf" Premieres as #1 Series Debut in Network History with Over 3 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/16 - 08:55 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/21/16 - 10:16 AM]
28.3 Million Tune-In for 116th U.S. Open Championship Presented by FOX Sports
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/21/16 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Ninja Warrior" Powers NBC to Victory
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/21/16 - 07:43 AM]
GSN's "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Delivers Network's Highest Competitive Reality Series Premiere Ever Among Key Female Demos
GSN further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/20/16 - 12:07 PM]
Freeform's "Baby Daddy" Grows for 2nd Straight Week to Near 1-Year Highs in Total Viewers and Key Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/20/16 - 11:23 AM]
ABC's 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 Draws 30.8 Million - Biggest Game Since 1998
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.