via press release:
" WEDNESDAY" SOARS
"" Matches Season High Ratings In Adults 18-49 And Adults 18-34
Wednesday Edition Also Delivers the Second Largest Audience on Any Night This Summer
Last night's Wednesday, Aug. 31. matched season high ratings on any night in adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 while delivering its second largest audience on any night this summer, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for
WEDNESDAY was first in households (4.9/08), viewers (8.21m), adults 25-54 (3.5/10), adults 18-49 (3.2/10) and adults 18-34 (2.8/10). Compared to last week, 13 WEDNESDAY was up +2% in households (from 4.8/08), +10% in adults 18-49 (from 2.9/09), +12% in adults 18-34 (from 2.5/09), even in adults 25-54 and added +260,000 viewers (from 7.95m, +3%).
BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY matched season highs for any night in both adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 and posted the second largest audience for BIG BROTHER 13 this season (behind Sunday, Aug. 21's broadcast).
BIG BROTHER was Wednesday's number one program in adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34. BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY won its time slot every week this season.
For the night, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (2.3/06), adults 18-49 (2.0/06), adults 18-34 (1.7/06) and second in viewers (6.42m).