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[04/22/16 - 10:14 AM]
CBS's Thursday Lineup Soars 31% in Adults 18-49 and 20% in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 21.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS'S THURSDAY LINEUP SOARS +31% IN ADULTS 18-49 AND +20% IN VIEWERS

"The Odd Couple" and "2 Broke Girls" Post Season High Adult 18-49 Ratings While "Mom" Matches its Season Best

"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in All Key Measures

CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

CBS's Thursday night lineup soared +31% in adults 18-49 and +20% in viewers over a week ago, as THE ODD COUPLE and 2 BROKE GIRLS delivered season high in adults 18-49, while MOM also saw growth in viewers and demos, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for April 21.

At 8:00 PM, THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (13.83m, up +2% from 13.50m for its last original episode on 4/7), adults 25-54 (4.5/15) and adults 18-49 (3.1/12). THE BIG BANG THEORY was the night's top program in all key measures.

At 8:30 PM, THE ODD COUPLE posted season highs in viewers (8.64m), adults 25-54 (2.7/06) and adults 18-49 (1.7/06). Compared to last week, THE ODD COUPLE was up +23% in adults 25-54 (from 2.2/07), +13% in adults 18-49 (from 1.5/05) and added +1.54m viewers (from 7.10m, +22%).

At 9:00 PM, MOM was first in viewers (8.41m), adults 25-54 (2.7/08) and adults 18-49 (1.8/06, matching a season high). Compared to last week, MOM was up +17% in adults 25-54 (from 2.3/07), +20% in adults 18-49 (from 1.5/05) and added +950,000 viewers (from 7.46m, +13%).

At 9:30 PM, 2 BROKE GIRLS was first in viewers (6.93m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (1.8/06), a season high in both demos. 2 BROKE GIRLS was up +14% in adults 25-54 (from 2.2/06), +20% in adults 18-49 (from 1.5/05) and added +680,000 viewers (from 6.25m, +11%) versus a week ago.

From 9:00-10:00 PM in adults 18-49, MOM and 2 BROKE GIRLS (1.8, each) out delivered NBC's highly promoted "Blacklist" (1.3) and ABC's "Scandal" (1.5).

At 10:00 PM, RUSH HOUR was first in viewers (4.65m), adults 18-49 (1.0/03) and adults 25-54 (1.3/04, tie). Compared to last week, RUSH HOUR was up +8% in adults 25-54 (from 1.2/04), +11% in adults 18-49 (from 0.9/03) and added +390,000 viewers (from 4.26m, +9%).

For the night, CBS was first in viewers (7.85m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (1.7/06).





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· 2 BROKE GIRLS (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BLACKLIST, THE (NBC)
· MOM (CBS)
· ODD COUPLE, THE (CBS)
· RUSH HOUR (CBS)
· SCANDAL (ABC)





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