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[05/20/14 - 10:37 AM]
CBS Wins the Season in Viewers for the Sixth Straight Year and 11 of the Last 12
CBS spins the numbers for the broadcast season to date.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS WINS THE SEASON IN VIEWERS FOR THE SIXTH STRAIGHT YEAR AND 11 OF THE LAST 12

With Its Deep Roster of Hits, Network is #1 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in Primetime, Excluding Sports

CBS Has More Top 30 Programs in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Than Any Other Network

CBS Finishes Season With Eight of the Top 10 Comedies in Viewers; Seven of Top 10 in Adults 18-49

Network Also Has Four of the Top Five Dramas

"The Big Bang Theory" is #1 Comedy/Scripted Broadcast in Viewers and Adults 18-49

"NCIS" is #1 Drama

"The Millers" is #1 New Comedy

"60 Minutes" Remains Top News Program

CBS will win the 2013-2014 season in viewers for the sixth consecutive year and 11th out of the last 12 seasons, according to Nielsen most current ratings through the week ending May 18.

With three nights remaining, CBS leads second-place NBC by +1.45 million viewers (10.73m vs. 9.28m). CBS is finishing the season strongly, winning the last 11 weeks in viewers (every week since the Academy Awards).

CBS also is #1 in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in primetime with its deep roster of hits, excluding sports. In these categories, CBS ranks first in adults 18-49 (2.3/07) ahead of NBC (2.2/07), ABC (2.2/06) and FOX (2.0/06). Among adults 25-54, CBS (3.1/08) is ahead of NBC (2.7/07), ABC (2.7/07) and FOX (2.3/06).

In a sign of the Network's broad reach and demographic strength across the schedule, CBS will finish the season with more programs ranked among the top 30 in viewers (15), adults 18-49 (11) and adults 25-54 (13) than any other network.

Among comedies, CBS has eight of the top 10 in viewers including #1 THE BIG BANG THEORY, #3 THE MILLERS, #4 TWO AND A HALF MEN, #5 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, #7 MIKE & MOLLY, #8 2 BROKE GIRLS and #9 MOM.

Among adults 18-49, CBS had seven of the top 10 comedies including #1 THE BIG BANG THEORY, #3 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, #5 2 BROKE GIRLS, #6 THE MILLERS, #7 TWO AND A HALF MEN and #8 MIKE & MOLLY.

CBS had four of the top five broadcast dramas in viewers and 12 of the top 20 including #1 NCIS, #2 NCIS: LOS ANGELES, #4 PERSON OF INTEREST, #5 BLUE BLOODS, #7 CRIMINAL MINDS, #11 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, #12 ELEMENTARY, #13 HAWAII FIVE-0, #14 THE GOOD WIFE and #15 THE MENTALIST.

CBS has the #1 scripted program in viewers on five nights nights - Tuesday (NCIS), Wednesday (CRIMINAL MINDS), Thursday (THE BIG BANG THEORY), Friday (BLUE BLOODS) and Saturday (CRIMETIME SATURDAY).

Additional Primetime Highlights

· #1 comedy/scripted series - THE BIG BANG THEORY

· #1 drama - NCIS

· #1 new comedy - THE MILLERS

· #1 news program - 60 MINUTES

· #1 scripted broadcast in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and adults 18-34 - THE BIG BANG THEORY

· More time period winners in viewers than all other networks combined (14)

· More time period winners in adults 25-54 than any other network (9)

Live +7 Day DVR Lift

· CBS is the #1 network in L+7-Day DVR lift averaging +1.78 million viewers

· Four of the top 10, and 10 of the top 20 gainers in viewers (more than any network) including:

#2 THE BIG BANG THEORY (+ 4.28m)
#4 ELEMENTARY (+ 3.76m)
#8 PERSON OF INTEREST (+3.50m)
#11 BLUE BLOODS (+ 3.11m)
#13 NCIS ( +3.08m)
#16 THE MENTALIST (+ 2.87m)
#16 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (+ 2.87m)
#18 CRIMINAL MINDS (+ 2.78m)
#20 HAWAII FIVE-0 ( +2.69m)

NIELSEN PRIMETIME RATINGS
Sept. 23, 2013-May 18, 2014

VIEWERS
(000) CBS 10,733
NBC 9,279
ABC 7,591
FOX 7,352

A25-54 Rtg Sh CBS 3.2 8
NBC 3.3 9
ABC 2.6 7
FOX 2.9 7 .

A18-49 Rtg Sh CBS 2.4 7
NBC 2.7 8
ABC 2.1 6
FOX 2.5 7





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· 2 BROKE GIRLS (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BLUE BLOODS (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· ELEMENTARY (CBS)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· HAWAII FIVE-0 (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· MIKE & MOLLY (CBS)
· MILLERS, THE (CBS)
· MOM (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





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