CBS Delivers 11 Of The Top 20 Broadcasts In Repeat-Filled Holiday Week

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January 4th, 2011

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CBS DELIVERS 11 OF THE TOP 20 BROADCASTS IN REPEAT-FILLED HOLIDAY WEEK

CBS delivered 11 of the top 20 broadcasts in a repeat-filled holiday week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Jan. 2, week 15 of the 2010-2011 television season.

For the week in viewers: CBS (8.40m), NBC (8.55m), ABC (5.37m) and FOX (4.94m).  Season-to-date, CBS (11.85m) is first ahead of ABC (8.77m), NBC (8.07m) and FOX (7.50m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in both adults 25-54 (2.4/06) and adults 18-49 (1.7/05).  Season-to-date, CBS is first in both adults 25-54 (4.0/10) and adults 18-49 (3.0/08).

For the week in households: CBS (5.2/09), NBC (5.0/09), ABC (3.2/06) and FOX (3.0/05).  Season-to-date, CBS is first in households (7.2/12) ahead of ABC (5.5/09), NBC (5.0/08) and FOX (4.4/07).

CBS's Weekly Highlights:

-- On Monday, CBS was first in households (4.8/08), viewers (7.67m), adults 25-54 (2.7/07) and adults 18-49 (1.9/05).

How I Met Your Mother (R) was first in households (3.9/07), viewers (6.39m), adults 25-54 (2.6/07), adults 18-49 (1.9/06) and adults 18-34 (1.3/04).

Rules of Engagement (R) was first in households (3.7/06), viewers (5.94m), adults 25-54 (2.4/06) and adults 18-49 (1.8/05).

Two and a Half Men (R) was first in households (6.1/10), viewers (9.75m), adults 25-54 (3.5/08) and adults 18-49 (2.4/06).

? MIKE & MOLLY (R) (9:31-10:01 PM) was first in households (5.2/08), viewers (8.22m), adults 25-54 (3.0/07) and adults 18-49 (2.1/05).

Hawaii Five-0 (R) was first in households (4.8/08), viewers (7.83m), adults 25-54 (2.4/06) and adults 18-49 (1.7/05).

? THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (S) was second in households (6.2/10), viewers (9.35m), adults 25-54 (2.1/05) and adults 18-49 (1.5/04) opposite football.

-- On Wednesday, CBS was first in households (4.7/08), viewers (7.57m) and adults 25-54 (2.2/06); the Network was tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.6/05, with ABC).

NCIS: LOS ANGELES SPECIAL (R) (S) was first in households (4.3/07) and viewers (6.88m); it was second in adults 25-54 (1.8/05) and adults 18-49 (1.3/04) at 8:00 PM.

Criminal Minds (R) was first in households (5.6/10), viewers (9.27m) and adults 25-54 (2.8/07) and second in adults 18-49 (2.0/06, -0.1 behind ABC).

The Defenders (R) was second in households (4.2/08), viewers (6.56m), adults 25-54 (2.0/05) and adults 18-49 (1.4/04).

-- On Thursday, CBS was first in households (5.6/10), viewers (9.07m), adults 25-54 (2.7/07) and adults 18-49 (1.8/06).

The Big Bang Theory (R) was first in households (5.5/10), viewers (9.02m), adults 25-54 (3.4/10) and adults 18-49 (2.3/08).

? $#*! My Dad Says (R) was first in households (4.4/08), viewers (7.12m), adults 25-54 (2.6/07) and adults 18-49 (1.8/06).

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) was first in households (5.7/10), viewers (9.18m), adults 25-54 (2.6/07) and adults 18-49 (1.6/05).

? THE Mentalist (R) was first in households (6.2/11), viewers (9.97m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (1.6/05).

-- On Sunday, CBS was second in households (6.9/11) and viewers (11.36m).  CBS's football run-over posted a 9.5/16 with 16.00m viewers, 5.5/14 in adults 25-54 and 4.6/13 in adults 18-49 from 7:00-7:16 PM.

60 Minutes (7:16-8:16 PM) posted an 8.0/13 with 12.85m viewers, 3.0/07 in adults 25-54 and 2.1/06 in adults 18-49.  In the 7:30-8:30 PM time slot, 60 Minutes was first in households and viewers.

CSI: MIAMI (8:16-9:16 PM) averaged a 6.7/10 with 10.92m viewers, 3.1/07 in adults 25-54 and 2.2/06 in adults 18-49.

Undercover Boss (9:16-10:16 PM) posted a 6.9/11 with 11.87m viewers, 4.0/09 in adults 25-54 and 3.0/07 in adults 18-49.  In the 9:30-10:30 PM time slot, Undercover Boss was second in households, viewers and adults 25-54.

Top CBS programs of the week:  #5 60 Minutes (an average of 12.85m viewers), #8 Undercover Boss (11.87m), # 10 CSI: MIAMI (10.92m), #11 NCIS (R) (10.64m), #12 THE Mentalist (R) (9.97m), #13 Two and a Half Men (R) (9.75m), #15 THE 33RD ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (S) (9.35m), #16 Criminal Minds (R) (9.27m), #18 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (9.18m), #19 The Big Bang Theory (R) (9.02m), #20 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (8.22m), #23 Hawaii Five-0 (R) (7.83m), #24 CSI: MIAMI SPECIAL (R) (S) (7.80m), #25 $#*! My Dad Says (R) (7.12m), #26 48 Hours Mystery SPECIAL 1/1 (R) (S) (7.02m), #27 NCIS: LOS ANGELES WEDNESDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) (6.88m), #29 The Defenders (R) (6.56m) and #30 NCIS FRIDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) (6.54m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #15:

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 21 ½ hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 15 hours

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #15 of 2010-11 Season (ending: 1/02/11)

2010-11

HOUSEHOLDS

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 5.2       9

NBC                5.0       9

ABC                3.2       6

FOX                3.0       5

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                 8,402

NBC                8,549

ABC                5,373

FOX                4,935

A25-54

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 2.4       6

NBC                3.4       9

ABC                1.9       5

FOX                1.9       5

A18-49

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 1.7       5

NBC                2.9       8

ABC                1.5       5

FOX                1.6       5

A18-34

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 1.0       3

NBC                2.2       8

ABC                1.1       4

FOX                1.3       5

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (09/20/10-1/02/11)

2010-11

HOUSEHOLDS

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 7.2       12

NBC                5.0       8

ABC                5.5       9

FOX                4.4       7

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                 11,849

NBC                8,068

ABC                8,770

FOX                7,497

A25-54

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 4.0       10

NBC                3.2       8

ABC                3.1       8

FOX                3.0       8

A18-49

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 3.0       8

NBC                2.8       8

ABC                2.5       7

FOX                2.7       8

A18-34

Rtg       Sh

CBS                 2.0       6

NBC                2.3       7

ABC                1.9       6

FOX                2.5       8

 
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