"THE BIG BANG THEORY" IS THE WEEK'S TOP PROGRAM IN VIEWER AND ADULT 18-49 LIVE +7-DAY LIFT
Television's #1 Comedy Gains More Than Five Million Viewers and
+2.1 Rating Points in Adults 18-49
THE BIG BANG THEORY was the week's #1 program in both viewer and adult 18-49 live + 7-day playback lift, according to Nielsen ratings for the week of Jan. 11-17.
In viewers, THE BIG BANG THEORY gained +5.18m (20.93m from 15.75m, +33%), the only program to gain more than five million viewers.
Among adults 18-49, television's #1 comedy added +2.1 (5.9 from 3.8, +55%), the only program to gain more than two rating points.
CBS's other big gainers in viewers included BLUE BLOODS +4.19m (14.81m from 10.62m, +39%), CRIMINAL MINDS +3.92m (13.25m from 9.33m, +42%) and ELEMENTARY +3.68m (9.66m from 5.98m, +62%).
Among adults 18-49, CRIMINAL MINDS gained +1.3 (3.3 from 2.0, +65%) and ELEMENTARY added +1.0 (2.1 from 1.1, +91%).