CBS Extends Sunday Winning Streak to 8 Weeks

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April 20th, 2009

via CBS press release:

 

CBS EXTENDS SUNDAY WINNING STREAK TO 8 WEEKS

"60 Minutes" Places First in Viewers

  

"The Amazing Race 14" Wins its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics

  

Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation of "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler" Posts Gains From Last Year's Hallmark

  

            CBS placed first in viewers on Sunday for the eighth consecutive week led by time period winning 60 Minutes and THE Amazing Race 14 and a solid performance by the HALLMARK HALL OF FAME presentation of "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler," according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for April 19.

 

At 7:00 PM, 60 Minutes was first in households (7.7/14), viewers (11.87m), second in adults 25-54 (2.6/08) and adults 18-49 (1.8/06). 

 

THE Amazing Race 14 was first in households (6.2/10), viewers (10.40m), adults 25-54 (3.8/09) and adults 18-49 (3.0/08). 

 

The HALLMARK HALL OF FAME presentation of "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler" (S) was second in households (6.2/10) and viewers (9.82m) and averaged a 2.2/05 in adults 25-54 and 1.5/04 in adults 18-49. Compared to the same night last year (HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: "Sweet Nothings in My Ear"), CBS was up +15% in households (from 5.4/09), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 2.1/05), even in adults 18-49 and added +1.64m viewers (from 8.18m, +20%). 

 

For the night, CBS was first in households (6.6/11) and viewers (10.48m).

 
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