CBS Places First On Weds In Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for Third Consecutive Week

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October 7th, 2010

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CBS PLACES FIRST ON WEDNESDAY IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK

"Survivor: Nicaragua" Wins Its New Time Period in all Key Measures for the Fourth Straight Week

"Criminal Minds" is the Night's #1 Program in Viewers

"The Defenders" Jumps To First Place at 10:00 PM in Viewers and Adults 25-54

CBS placed first on Wednesday in viewers, adults 18-49 (tie) and adults 25-54 for the third consecutive week as SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA won its time period in all key measures, Criminal Minds was the night's #1 program in viewers and The Defenders placed first in viewers and adults 25-54 at 10:00 PM, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Oct. 6.

At 8:00 PM, SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA was first in households (6.9/12), viewers (11.83m), adults 25-54 (4.7/13) and adults 18-49 (3.6/11).  Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was up +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.5/11). CBS swept this time slot for the fourth consecutive week.

At 9:00 PM, Criminal Minds was first in households (8.3/13), viewers (13.74m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and second in adults 18-49 (3.5/09).  Criminal Minds was the night's number one program in viewers.

At 10:00 PM, The Defenders was first in households (5.9/11), viewers (9.29m), adults 25-54 (3.0/08) and second in adults 18-49 (2.1/06).

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.0/12), viewers (11.62m), adults 25-54 (4.0/11) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (3.1/09, with FOX).  CBS was first in these measures for the third consecutive Wednesday this season.

Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

 
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