Criminal Minds Posts Best Numbers Since Season Premiere

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January 21st, 2010

via CBS:

"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.

 
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