or


[09/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Strong Premieres of "Bull" and "NCIS" Lead CBS to Tuesday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[via press release from CBS]

TIME PERIOD WINNING SERIES PREMIERE OF "BULL" OPENS WITH 15.5 MILLION VIEWERS, BUILDS ON ITS "NCIS" LEAD-IN AMONG A18-49 AND RETAINS ALL OF ITS LEAD-IN AUDIENCE

The Season Premiere of "NCIS" Is the Night's Most Watched Program

"NCIS: New Orleans" Wins Its 10 PM Time Period in Viewers

CBS Wins Premiere Tuesday in Viewers, Sweeping Every Hour

CBS Up +4% in Viewers vs. Year Ago

CBS Late Night Delivers Strong Ratings

The series premiere of BULL won its time period with 15.5 million viewers while building on its lead-in among adults 18-49, leading CBS to a premiere Tuesday win, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day rating for Sept. 20.

At 8:00 PM, the season premiere of NCIS was first in viewers (15.63m), the night's most-watched program, and it averaged 2.1 in adults 18-49 and 3.3 in adults 25-54.

At 9:00 PM, the series premiere of BULL was first in viewers (15.49m) and averaged 2.2 in adults and 3.4 in adults 25-54. BULL built on its adults 18-49 lead-in by +5%, in adults 25-54 by +3% and maintained virtually all of viewer lead-in. Compared to the time period last year, BULL was up +23% in viewers, +29% in adults 18-49 and +26% in adults 25-54.

At 10:00 PM, the season premiere of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was first in viewers (11.17m) and averaged 1.4 in adults 18-49 and 2.2 in adults 25-54. NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was up +13% in viewers vs. the year ago time period.

For the night, CBS was first in viewers (14.10m, up +4% from premiere Tuesday last year) and averaged 1.9 in adults 18-49 and 3.0 in adults 25-54 (even).

CBS also delivered strong late night ratings with THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, with guest Michelle Obama, delivering a 2.8/08 in the 56 overnight metered markets, its highest local rating in exactly one year (9/22/15). THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN averaged a 1.0/04 in the 56 overnight metered markets, its highest local rating in seven months (2/15/16).





  [september 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BULL (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/23/18 - 09:32 AM]
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" Premieres to 5.5 Million Total Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 17.

[01/23/18 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Keeps Top Spot with "Bachelor," "Good Doctor"
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-19.

[01/22/18 - 03:11 PM]
"Corporate" Is Highest-Rated Basic-Cable Prime Comedy Premiere of the 2017-18 Season Among Men 18-34
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 17.

[01/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with NFC Championship
The Eagles/Vikings blowout is not surprisingly down from last year's primetime championship on CBS.

[01/21/18 - 09:04 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Primetime Return Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/20/18 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Keeps Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"MacGyver" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead the night in adults 18-49, while "Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program.

[01/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition in Viewers, Demos
Plus: ABC and The CW's dramas return up from their fall finales.

[01/18/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Edge Demo Race
The network's new drama helps lead the night among adults 18-49.

[01/17/18 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us," "Ellen's Game of Games" Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock cruises to victory among adults 18-49 last night.

[01/16/18 - 06:20 PM]
"The Office" Marathon Delivers Big Gains for Comedy Central with Total-Day Rating Up 71% Against Year-Ago
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/16/18 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor," "Good Doctor" Top Charts for ABC
The Alphabet's duo helps lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/15/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Huge Boost from NFL Overrun
The network's playoff coverage grows to more than 35 million viewers last night.

[01/14/18 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NFL Playoffs to Victory
Divisional game between the Titans and Patriots easily wins the night in all categories.

[01/13/18 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Onto Top Spot
Mainstay "Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program.

[01/12/18 - 09:04 AM]
2017 Marks BBC America's Most Watched Year Ever
BBC American further spins the numbers for the year to date.