or


[09/23/11 - 08:56 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54; "Big Bang Theory" Tops the Night
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 22.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS'S PREMIERE THURSDAY HAS A BIG BANG

Network Wins Night in Viewers and Adults 25-54

The Season Premiere of "The Big Bang Theory" Wins its Time Period in All Measures and Delivers its Largest Thursday Audience and Second Best Adult 18-49 Rating

A Special Second Episode is the Night's No. 1 Program in Viewers and Adults 18-49

The Series Premiere of "A Person of Interest" Wins its Time Period in Viewers

"The Mentalist" Returns with a 10:00 PM Win in Viewers

CBS won premiere Thursday in viewers and adults 25-54 led by THE BIG BANG THEORY, the night's No.1 program in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, and PERSON OF INTEREST and THE MENTALIST, both winning their time periods in viewers, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sept. 22.

The season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY (P) was first in households (8.5/14), viewers (14.061m), adults 25-54 (6.2/17) and adults 18-49 (4.8/15). THE BIG BANG THEORY posted its largest Thursday audience to date, posted best Thursday households and adults 25-54 ratings and second best Thursday adults 18-49 ratings.

A special second episode of THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:30 PM SPECIAL (S) was first in households (8.7/14), viewers (14.65m), adults 25-54 (6.4/16) and adults 18-49 (5.0/14). THE BIG BANG THEORY 8:30 PM SPECIAL was the night's number one program in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

At 9:00 PM, the series premiere of PERSON OF INTEREST (P) was first in households (8.3/13), viewers (13.22m), second in adults 25-54 (4.4/10, tie with ABC) and averaged a 3.1/08 in adults 18-49. PERSON OF INTEREST posted the time period's best drama delivery in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since March 10, 2011 (CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION).

At 10:00 PM, the season premiere of THE MENTALIST (P) was first in households (8.3/13), viewers (13.36m), second in adults 25-54 (3.9/09) and adults 18-49 (2.8/07).

For the night, CBS was first in households (8.4/13), viewers (13.64m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and second in adults 18-49 (3.6/10). CBS won premiere week Thursday in households, viewers and adults 25-54 for the second consecutive year.

Updated Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.

Note: DVR penetration is at 42%, up from 38% last year. Last Fall, Live+7 audiences for original entertainment series on CBS gained over 1.8 million viewers, on average, over Live+ Same Day ratings, more than any other network. This season, we expect DVR penetration to continue to increase and, as a result, we expect DVR playback audiences to grow as well.





  [september 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/20/17 - 12:46 PM]
"Braking" News: Premiere of "Mickey and the Roadster Racers" Takes the Checkered Flag, Fuels Disney Junior and Disney Channel to Pole Position
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/20/17 - 09:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Original Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/19/17 - 02:15 PM]
History's "Six" Opens Strong with 2.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 18.

[01/19/17 - 10:42 AM]
Discovery's New Survival Series "The Wheel" Delivers Cable's Best Friday Launch Since 2015
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/19/17 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Speechless" Tops Tight Demo Race for ABC
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all finish within a tenth of each other among adults 18-49.

[01/18/17 - 12:03 PM]
FOX Dominates Divisional Playoff Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL postseason coverage to date.

[01/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[01/17/17 - 12:08 PM]
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Builds on Record-Setting Season Premiere
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 11.

[01/17/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" on CMT Ratings Soar with Newest Episode Outpacing the Premiere as CMT's Most Watched Original Telecast Ever
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 12.

[01/17/17 - 09:50 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC in Front
The Alphabet continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Score Big for NBC, FOX
Nearly 49 million viewers turned into FOX at its peak for its Packers-Cowboys showdown.

[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
Steelers-Chiefs Score a Record Overnight Rating for a Primetime NFL Wild Card or Divisional Playoff Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.