or


[03/08/13 - 09:48 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Demos; "Men" Beats "Idol" in Adults 18-49 for the First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 7.

[via press release from CBS]

"THE BIG BANG THEORY" IS THURSDAY'S #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS

"Two and a Half Men" Sweeps its Time Period, Topping "American Idol" in Adults 18-49 for the First Time

"Person of Interest" Places First in Viewers and Adults 25-54

CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54

THE BIG BANG THEORY was Thursday's #1 program in viewers and key demographics while TWO AND A HALF MEN swept its time period, out-rating "American Idol" in adults 18-49 for the first time, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for March 7.

THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in households (10.4/17), viewers (17.43m), adults 25-54 (7.0/19), adults 18-49 (5.4/16) and adults 18-34 (3.9/13). THE BIG BANG THEORY was the night's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in households (8.3/13), viewers (13.56m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (3.9/11) at 8:30 PM. This is the first time TWO AND A HALF MEN beat "American Idol" in the common half-hour in adults 18-49. Compared to the last first-run episode (on Feb. 21, 2013), TWO AND A HALF MEN was up +2% in households (from 8.1/12), even in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and added +150,000 viewers (from 13.41m, +1%).

PERSON OF INTEREST was first in households (9.0/14), viewers (14.39m) and adults 25-54 (4.1/10), and was second in adults 18-49 (2.8/08). In the 9:30 PM half-hour, PERSON OF INTEREST tied "Glee" in adults 18-49 (2.8/08 vs. 2.8/07). Compared to the last first-run episode (on Feb. 21, 2013), PERSON OF INTEREST was up +3% in households (from 8.7/13), even in adults 25-54 and added +170,000 viewers (from 14.22m, +1%).

ELEMENTARY (R) was first in households (5.7/10), viewers (8.72m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (1.6/05). ELEMENTARY beat its rebroadcast competition combined in households (vs. 5.4/09, +6%) and viewers (vs. 7.57m, +15%), and nearly matched the combined NBC and ABC adults 25-54 delivery (vs. 2.6/07).

For the night, CBS was first in households (8.0/13), viewers (12.87m) and adults 25-54 (4.2/11), and was second in adults 18-49 (3.0/09, -0.1 behind FOX).

Updated Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.





  [march 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· ELEMENTARY (CBS)
· PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/21/14 - 09:11 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Evening with "Thursday Night Football" Special
The Eye's primetime NFL coverage wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/14 - 08:56 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Amy Adams, Was the #1 Big 4 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night in Both Households and 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 20.

[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 Friday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
A repeat "The Big Bang Theory" and a new "Mom" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 8-12.

[12/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Wins 2014 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:40 AM]
USA Network Continues Unprecedented Ratings Streak with 9th Consecutive Year as #1 in Cable in Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Ties for #2 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 17.

[12/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Wraps Season on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 08:05 AM]
NBCSN Will Post Best Viewership in Network's History in 2014 & Rank as Fastest Growing Sports Cable Net
NBCSN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 07:59 AM]
Freshman Hit "Scorpion" and Relocated "NCIS: Los Angeles" Deliver Ratings Growth on Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.