via press release:
CBS WINS EVERY HALF HOUR IN VIEWERS ON THURSDAY AND PLACES FIRST IN ADULTS 25-54
"Survivor: Samoa" Wins Time Period in All Key Measures; Posts Gains in Viewers Over Last Week and the Same Week Last Year
CBS won every half hour in viewers and placed first in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Nov. 5.
SURVIVOR: SAMOA won its time period in households (7.5/12), viewers (12.71m), adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). Compared to last week, SURVIVOR: SAMOA was up +9% in households (from 6.9/11), +2% in adults 25-54 (from 4.6/11), even in adults 18-49 and added +520,000 viewers (from 12.19m, +4%). Compared to the same night last year ("Survivor: Gabon"), SURVIVOR added +690,000 viewers (from 12.02m, +6%).
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION won its time period in households (9.4/15), viewers (15.14m), finished second in adults 25-54 (4.7/11) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.4/09).
THE MENTALIST won its time period in households (9.9/17), viewers (15.37m), adults 25-54 (4.6/10) and was second in adults 18-49 (3.4/10, -0.1 behind ABC).
For the night, CBS was first in households (8.9/15), viewers (14.40m), adults 25-54 (4.7/09) and second in adults 18-49 (3.5/09, -0.2 behind ABC).