[09/23/14 - 10:20 AM]
"Scorpion" Is Monday's Top New Program, with 14 Million Viewers and 3.3 Rating in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[via press release from CBS]


Freshman Drama Tops Year-Ago Time Period By +66% in Viewers and +22% in Adults 18-49

Two Episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" Lead Monday in Viewers and Demos

CBS Wins Premiere Monday in Viewers with Across-the-Board Growth in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

CBS Research Projects "Scorpion" Audience to Rise to 18.9 Million Viewers with L+7-Day Playback

The series premiere of SCORPION emerged as Monday's top freshman program in viewers and key demographics, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for premiere Monday, Sept. 22. (In addition to the Live + Same Day ratings, CBS Research is providing Live +7-Day rating projections at the end of the press release.)

At 9:00 PM, the series premiere of SCORPION was first in viewers (14.01m) and second in adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09). Compared to the time period delivery on premiere Monday last year (2 BROKE GIRLS/MOM), CBS was up +35% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/08), +22% in adults 18-49 (from 2.7/07) and added +5.57m viewers (from 8.43m, +66%). SCORPION posted the time period's best non-sports delivery in viewers since Nov. 21, 2011 (TWO AND A HALF MEN/MIKE & MOLLY).

At 8:00 PM, the eighth season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (17.75m), adults 25-54 (6.9/19) and adults 18-49 (5.3/17). This is the best viewer delivery in the time period for a regularly scheduled program since March 3, 1997 ("Cosby"), in adults 25-54 since Jan. 7, 2002 ("The King of Queens") and in adults 18-49 since April 1, 2002 ("Everybody Loves Raymond").

At 8:30 PM, a second episode of THE BIG BANG THEORY (S) was first in viewers (17.99m), adults 25-54 (7.0/17) and adults 18-49 (5.4/15), and was the night's top program in those measures.

At 10:00 PM, the season two finale of UNDER THE DOME averaged 7.56 million viewers, 2.4/06 in adults 25-54 and 1.8/05 in adults 18-49, marking the show's best deliveries in those measures since July 14.

CBS won premiere Monday in viewers (13.15m) and was second in adults 18-49 (3.5/10) and adults 25-54 (4.6/11). Compared to the same night last year, CBS was up +56% in viewers, +30% in adults 18-49 and +39% in adults 25-54.

Projected Live + 7-Day Rating for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Source: Nielsen NPM Live+SD and CBS Research Estimates Live+7 * Projections

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