Criminal Minds Posts Best Numbers Since Season Premiere
“CRIMINALS MINDS” POSTS LARGEST AUDIENCE AND HIGHEST KEY DEMO RATINGS SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE
CRIMINAL MINDS delivered its largest audience and highest adult 18-49 and adult 25-54 ratings since its season premiere, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Jan. 20.
CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (9.3/15), viewers (15.34m), adults 25-54 (5.4/13) and adults 18-49 (4.3/11). Compared to last week, CRIMINAL MINDS was up +9% in households (from 8.5/13), +10% in adults 25-54 (from 4.9/11), +13% in adults 18-49 (from 3.8/10) and added +1.44m viewers (from 13.90m, +10%).
At 10:00 PM, CSI: NY was first in households (8.8/15), viewers (13.89m), adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). Compared to last week, CSI: NY was up +2% in adults 25-54 (from 4.6/12), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 3.5/10), even in households and lost -140,000 viewers (from 14.03m, -1%).
Note: CBS prime programming was preempted/delayed mostly due to college basketball in a number of markets. CBS ratings are tentative and subject to change.
For the night, CBS was second in households (7.4/12), viewers (11.85m), adults 25-54 (4.2/10) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).
Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.