CBS WINS IN VIEWERS FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK
The Premiere of "Under the Dome" is the Week's Top Scripted Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
All Three Editions of "Big Brother" Finish Among Top 10 in Adults 18-49
CBS won its third consecutive week in viewers led by the season premiere of UNDER THE DOME, BIG BROTHER and rebroadcasts of THE BIG BANG THEORY, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 6.
UNDER THE DOME (P) was the week's top drama and scripted series in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.
All three broadcasts of BIG BROTHER finished in the top 10 among adults 18-49, with BIG BROTHER SUNDAY at #3 (1.9/07), BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY tied at #5 (1.8/07) and BIG BROTHER THURSDAY tied at #8 (1.6/06).
Three rebroadcasts of THE BIG BANG THEORY also placed in the top 10 among both viewers and adults 18-49.
CBS Weekly Highlights:
UNDER THE DOME
· The second season premiere of UNDER THE DOME (P) was first in viewers (9.41m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.1/07), and was Monday's top program in viewers and key demos.
· BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY was first in adults 25-54 (2.2/07) and adults 18-49 (1.8/07) and was second in viewers (5.67m). BIG BROTHER was the night's #1 program in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
· BIG BROTHER THURSDAY was first in adults 25-54 (1.9/06) and adults 18-49 (1.6/06) and was second in viewers (4.83m). BIG BROTHER was Thursday's #1 program in adults 18-49.
· BIG BROTHER SUNDAY was first in viewers (6.01m), adults 25-54 (2.3/07) and adults 18-49 (1.9/07). Compared to last week's Sunday premiere, BIG BROTHER was up +10% in adults 25-54 (from 2.1/06), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 1.8/06) and added +330,000 viewers (from 5.68m, +6%).
CBS top programs of the week:
#2 UNDER THE DOME (P) (an average of 9.41m), #3 60 MINUTES (R) (8.59m), #4 NCIS (R) (8.13m), #5 THE BIG BANG THEORY SP (R) (S) (7.03m), #7 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (S) (6.48m), #10 THE BIG BANG THEORY SPCL (R) (S) (6.37m), #11 UNFORGETTABLE (6.20m), #12 BIG BROTHER 16 SUNDAY (6.01m), #13 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (5.82m), #15 BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY (5.67m), #21 BIG BROTHER THURSDAY (4.83m), #22 PERSON OF INTEREST (4.75m), #24 2 BROKE GIRLS (R) (4.70m), #25 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (4.53m), #28 MOM (R) (4.38m), #30 THE MILLERS (R) (4.27m)
Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #41
CBS - 22 hours
NBC - 22 hours
ABC - 22 hours
FOX - 15 hours, 55 minutes.