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[05/08/12 - 01:04 PM]
"48 Hours Mystery" Was Saturday's #1 Program
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 5.

[via press release from CBS]

"48 HOURS MYSTERY" WAS SATURDAY'S #1 PROGRAM

48 HOURS MYSTERY WAS UP +13% IN HOUSEHOLDS, +6% IN ADULTS

25-54 AND +8% IN ADULTS 18-49 COMPARED TO THE SAME NIGHT LAST YEAR

48 HOURS MYSTERY POSTED ITS BEST HOUSEHOLDS DELIVERY SINCE DECEMBER 2011, BEST VIEWERS PERFORMANCE SINCE JANUARY 2011 AND BEST ADULTS 25-54 AND ADULTS 18-49 RATINGS SINCE MARCH 2012

CBS News' 48 HOURS MYSTERY (10:00-11:00 PM) was first in households (4.5/09), viewers (6.78m), adults 25-54 (1.7/05) and adults 18-49 (1.3/04), according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Saturday, May 5. 48 HOURS MYSTERY was the night's #1 program in households, viewers and adults 25-54. Compared to the same night last year, 48 HOURS MYSTERY was up +13% in households, +6% in adults 25-54 and +8% in adults 18-49. 48 HOURS MYSTERY posted its best households delivery since Dec. 3, 2011, its best viewers performance since Jan. 29, 2011 and its best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 ratings since March 24, 2012.

The broadcast featured correspondent Maureen Maher's report, "The Writing on the Wall," the story of a triple homicide that sent shockwaves through the small town of Columbia, Ill. Christopher Coleman, head of security for well-known televangelist Joyce Meyer, was found guilty of strangling his wife, Sheri, and their two young sons, Gavin and Garett. For months, Coleman had been receiving death threats regarding his involvement in Meyer's ministry, but during their investigation, police found enough evidence to charge Coleman himself with the killings. The broadcast included interviews with investigators, defense and prosecution attorneys and a reporter who covered the case for three years. Maher also spoke with Christopher Coleman, his parents, Sheri's family and friends, and jurors who discovered a crucial piece of evidence during deliberations.

Click here to watch this episode of 48 HOURS MYSTERY, and follow 48 HOURS MYSTERY on Facebook and Twitter for exclusive videos, photos and the latest breaking news from the 48 HOURS team. 48 HOURS MYSTERY's "The Writing On The Wall" was produced by Sara Ely Hulse and Claire Friedman. The senior broadcast producer is Anthony Batson. The executive editor is Al Briganti. Susan Zirinsky is the executive producer of 48 HOURS MYSTERY.





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