or


[09/21/10 - 12:06 PM]
CBS Concludes the Television Year with Eight of the Week's Top 10 Scripted Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS CONCLUDES THE TELEVISION YEAR WITH EIGHT OF THE WEEK'S TOP 10 SCRIPTED PROGRAMS

The Premiere of "Survivor: Nicaragua" Wins its New Wednesday Time Period in Key Demos with Increases over Last Fall's Premiere

The Finale of "Big Brother" Posts Gains Versus Last Summer

Two-Hour Marathon of "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursday Wins Every Half Hour in Viewers and Key Demos

CBS had eight of the week's top 10 scripted programs, the premiere of SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA won its new time period in key demos, the finale of BIG BROTHER was up from last summer's finale and THE BIG BANG THEORY won every half hour of its two-hour Thursday marathon, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Sept. 19, the final week of the 2009-2010 television year.

CBS had eight of the week's top 10 scripted series: NCIS; THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:00 PM SPECIAL; THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:30 PM SPECIAL; NCIS: LOS ANGELES; THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:30 PM SPECIAL; TWO AND A HALF MEN; THE MENTALIST and THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:00 PM SPECIAL.

The premiere of SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA won its new Wednesday 8:00 PM hour in viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, while the BIG BROTHER season finale finished in the top 10 in adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34. Both reality series posted year-to-year increases.

THE BIG BANG THEORY's two-hour marathon on Thursday won every half-hour in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 from 8:00-10:00 PM.

For the week in viewers: CBS (7.95m), NBC (8.92m), ABC (5.20m) and FOX (3.93m). For the summer in viewers, CBS (6.51m) led NBC (6.12m), ABC (5.63m) and FOX (5.09m).

For the week in households: CBS (5.0/09), NBC (5.5/10), ABC (3.3/06) and FOX (2.4/04). For the summer, CBS finished first (4.2/08), ahead of NBC (3.8/07), ABC (3.5/06) and FOX (3.1/06).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in both adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/07).

CBS Weekly Highlights:

? SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA SPECIAL (S) won its time slot in adults 25-54 (5.2/14), adults 18-49 (4.0/13) and adults 18-34 (2.6/09); it was second in households (6.8/11) and viewers (12.23m). SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA SPECIAL was the night's #1 program in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

-- Compared to last September's first episode of SURVIVOR: SAMOA (on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009), SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA SPECIAL was up +13% in adults 25-54 (from 4.6/13), +11% in adults 18-49 (from 3.6/11), +8% in adults 18-34 (from 2.4/08), even in households and added +560,000 viewers (from 11.67m, +5%).

? BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY was tied for first in adults 18-34 (2.4/07, with NBC) and second in households (4.5/08), viewers (7.86m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.9/08). This was the best rating for BIG BROTHER 12 on any night this season in adults 25-54 and matches its best adults 18-49 performance this season.

-- Compared to last year's season finale (on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009), BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY was up +3% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/08), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.8/08), even in adults 18-34 and added +70,000 viewers (from 7.79m, +1%).

? For this season of BIG BROTHER on CBS.com, the average visitor spent 11.9 minutes per session, +31% greater than the same period last season. In terms of video streaming, BIG BROTHER attracted more than 7.7 million full-episode streams this season, +10% more than 2009. [Source: Web, CBS Interactive; Video, Omniture]

-- On Thursday, CBS was first in households (5.1/09), viewers (7.93m), adults 25-54 (3.0/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/07). CBS won every half-hour in households, viewers and adults 25-54. THE BIG BANG THEORY marathon (8:00-10:00 PM) won every half-hour in adults 18-49.

? THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:00 PM (R) (S) was first in households (4.7/09), viewers (7.26m), adults 25-54 (2.7/09) and adults 18-49 (2.0/07).

? THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:30 PM (R) (S) was first in households (5.2/09), viewers (8.13m), adults 25-54 (3.3/09) and adults 18-49 (2.4/08).

? THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:00 PM (R) (S) was first in households (5.3/09), viewers (8.45m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.7/08). THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:00 PM was the night's #1 program in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

? THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:30 PM (R) (S) was first in households (5.3/09), viewers (8.37m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/08).

Top CBS programs of the week: #5 60 MINUTES (R) (an average of 13.54m viewers), #7 SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA SPECIAL (S) (12.23m), #9 NCIS (R) (10.40m), #10 UNDERCOVER BOSS SPECIAL (R) (S) (8.71m), #11 THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:00 PM SPECIAL (R) (S) (8.45m), #12 THE BIG BANG THEORY 9:30PM SPECIAL (R) (S) (8.37m), #13 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (8.23m), #14 THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:30 PM SPECIAL (R) (S) (8.13m), #15 UNDERCOVER BOSS (R) (8.09m), #16 BIG BROTHER 12 WEDNESDAY (7.86m), #17 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (7.77m), #18 THE MENTALIST (R) (7.68m), #22 THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:00 PM SPECIAL (R) (S) (7.26m), #23 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (7.14m), #27 CSI: MIAMI-SUNDAY (R) (6.41m) and #30 FLASHPOINT (6.20m).





  [september 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· FLASHPOINT (ION)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· UNDERCOVER BOSS (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/11/19 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Dominates for NBC
The Peacock's NFL franchise easily wins the night in all categories.

[11/10/19 - 09:14 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Boost from College Football
The network's primetime coverage leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/09/19 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "SmackDown" Remain on Top in Demos
The network continues its reign among adults 18-49.

[11/08/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping "Thursday Night Football"
FOX once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/08/19 - 06:47 AM]
FOX Sports Delivers Powerful Digital October with Most Video Views and Consumption Minutes in Its History
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/07/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Continues Its Demo Reign
FOX's reality entry once again leads the night among adults 18-49.

[11/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "The Little Mermaid Live"
Said telecast dominates the evening among adults 18-49.

[11/05/19 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown
Said duo and ABC all finish in a tight race among adults 18-49.

[11/04/19 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues Its Reign
NBC once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/03/19 - 10:17 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Lead Demo Race
The Alphabet tops the charts among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[11/02/19 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Returns on Top in Demos
FOX's weekly telecast claims the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[11/01/19 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Top Halloween
The network's NFL coverage cruises to victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/31/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: More Than 21 Million Tune in for World Series Finale
FOX's coverage of Game 7 eclipses the evening in all categories.

[10/30/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rises to Top with World Series
Coverage of Game 6 eclipses the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/29/19 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Once Again Share Demo Crown
"9-1-1" and "The Voice" are the top draws among adults 18-49 last night.