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





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/23/17 - 12:59 PM]
Science Channel's Live Coverage of the "Great American Eclipse" Shines Through to One Million Total Viewers
Science Channel spins the numbers for Monday, August 21.

[08/23/17 - 08:20 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Cruise to Another Win
The Peacock easily wins the night among adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[08/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts Despite News Disruption
The Peacock once again wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/21/17 - 11:44 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Second Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49 and 25-54
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 15.

[08/21/17 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Off Competition
The Eye wins the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[08/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Split Demo Crown
NASCAR on the Peacock and a rebroadcast of its Princess Diana special on the Eye lead the evening.

[08/19/17 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Another Bump from "Big Brother" Special
The Eye edges the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 09:00 AM]
Season Two of Original Scripted Series "Chesapeake Shores" Catapults Hallmark Channel as Top-Rated and Most-Watched Cable Network
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/18/17 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/17/17 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "CMA Fest"
The Peacock edges the Alphabet by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[08/16/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Win Streak
The Peacock, powered by "America's Got Talent," has won Tuesday night for 13 consecutive weeks.

[08/15/17 - 11:21 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Newest "Garage Sale Mystery Month" Premiere Scores as Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Telecast in Network History
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Younger" Continues to Break All-Time Series Records with Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode Ever
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 9.

[08/15/17 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Win Demo Crown
The Alphabet narrowly edges NBC and "American Ninja Warrior" among adults 18-49.

[08/14/17 - 01:27 PM]
USA Network's "The Sinner" Is the #1 New Cable Series Year-to-Date in P18-49, P25-54 and P2+ in L3
USA further spins the numbers for the series to date.