via press release:
CBS MAKES IT THREE FOR THREE ON THURSDAY
Network Wins Thursday in Viewers and Demos for the Third Straight Week
"The Big Bang Theory," "$#*! My Dad Says" and "The Mentalist" All Win Their Respective Time Periods in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
"The Mentalist" is No. 1 Show of the Night in Viewers
CBS won its third consecutive Thursday in viewers and key demographics as THE BIG BANG THEORY, $#*! MY DAD SAYS and THE MENTALIST won their respective time periods in these key ratings categories, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Oct. 7.
At 8:00 PM, THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in households (7.6/13), viewers (12.49m), adults 25-54 (4.9/15), adults 18-49 (4.0/13) and adults 18-34 (2.8/10).
At 8:30 PM, $#*! MY DAD SAYS was first in households (6.0/10), viewers (9.78m), adults 25-54 (3.8/10) and adults 18-49 (2.8/09).
At 9:00 PM, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was second in households (7.7/12), viewers (12.29m, -0.20 behind ABC), adults 25-54 (3.7/09) and averaged a 2.7/07 in adults 18-49.
At 10:00 PM, THE MENTALIST was first in households (8.9/16), viewers (14.29m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.0/09). Compared to last week, THE MENTALIST was up +2% in adults 25-54 (from 4.1/11) and even in adults 18-49. THE MENTALIST was Thursday's number one program in viewers.
For the night, CBS was first in households (7.8/13), viewers (12.57m), adults 25-54 (4.1/11) and adults 18-49 (3.0/09) for the third straight week.
Updated Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.