CBS WINS THE FIRST WEEK OF SUMMER IN VIEWERS
Rebroadcasts of Network's Hit Comedies and Dramas Comprise Seven of the Top 10 Broadcasts
"NCIS" is #1 Drama; "The Big Bang Theory" is #1 Comedy
CBS placed first in viewers during the first full week of the summer season, as rebroadcasts of the Network's comedies and dramas comprised seven of the week's top 10 broadcasts, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending June 1.
NCIS (R) was the week's #1 broadcast drama, THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was the week's top comedy and 60 MINUTES (R) was the week's #1 news program.
THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was the week's top scripted broadcast among adults 18-49, beating every other program on the broadcast networks except the season premiere of "America's Got Talent." Including ties, THE BIG BANG THEORY (R), TWO AND A HALF MEN ENCORE (R) and MOM THURSDAY (P) (R) all ranked among the top 10 programs in adults 18-49.
CBS Broadcasts in Top 20:
#2 - NCIS-R (9.40 Million)
#3 - THE BIG BANG THEORY-R (8.72 Million)
#4 - 60 MINUTES-R (8.22 Million)
#5 - NCIS: LOS ANGELES-R (7.88 Million)
#7 - CRIMINAL MINDS-R (7.26 Million)
#9 - MOM-THU-R (6.33 Million)
#10 - CSI-R (6.27 Million)
#11 - BLUE BLOODS-R (6.18 Million)
#12 - TWO AND A HALF MEN ENCORE-R (6.17 Million)
#17 - HAWAII FIVE-0 SPECIAL-RS (5.58 Million)
#19 - FRIENDS WITH BETTER LIVES S (5.31 Million)
CBS Weekly Highlights:
THE BIG BANG THEORY
· THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was first in viewers (8.72m), adults 25-54 (2.8/09) and adults 18-49 (2.0/08).
· MOM THURSDAY (P) (R) (8:31-9:01 PM) was first in viewers (6.33m) and second in adults 25-54 (2.0/06) and adults 18-49 (1.5/05)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (R) was first in viewers (7.26m) and second in adults 25-54 (1.7/04).
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION
· CSI (R) was first in viewers (6.27m) and second in adults 25-54 (1.6/04) and adults 18-49 (1.1/03).
Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #36:
CBS - 22 hours
NBC - 22 hours
ABC - 22 hours
FOX - 15 hours, 23 minutes