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"" JUMPS +0.3 RATINGS POINTS IN ADULTS 18-49 TO A NEW THURDAY HIGH OF 5.4/16
Last Night's Viewer Delivery of 15.98m is its Third-Largest Audience Ever
Last night's broadcast also saw its audience increase to 15.98 million, making it the third-largest audience delivery ever.
was first in households (9.4/15), viewers (15.98m), adults 25-54 (6.8/18), adults 18-49 (5.4/16) and adults 18-34 (3.8/13). posted Thursday highs in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and matched Thursday best adults 18-34 delivery. posted its third-largest audience to-date. THE was the night's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.
"THE" SEES ITS BEST ADULT 18-49 RATING SINCE APRIL AND LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE
"The" is Thursday's #1 Program in Viewers and Key Demos, Delivering its Largest Audience for a Thursday Broadcast and Matching its Best Thursday Adult 18-49 Rating
"" Posts Thursday Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
"" First at 9:00 PM in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS First on the Night in Viewers and Adults 25-54 with Best Deliveries in Key Measures Since Premiere Week
THE Nov. 3.posted its best adult 18-49 rating since last April and largest audience since its season premiere, THE delivered its largest audience since moving to Thursday and matched its best adult 18-49 rating on the night and also posted Thursday highs in viewers and key demos, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for
THEwas first in households (9.2/15), viewers (15.49m), adults 25-54 (6.5/15), adults 18-49 (5.1/15) and adults 18-34 (3.6/12). THE BIG BANG THEORY posted Thursday highs in households and viewers and matched its best Thursday performance in adults 18-49. THE BIG BANG THEORY was the night's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 (tied, "The ").
was first in adults 25-54 (5.0/12), second in households (7.0/11, -0.1 behind FOX), viewers (11.90m) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). posted its best Thursday deliveries in households, viewers and adults 18-49 and matched Thursday's best performance in adults 25-54.
was first in households (7.4/11), viewers (11.66m), tied for first in adults 25-54 (3.9/09, with ABC) and averaged 2.7/07 in adults 18-49. Compared to last week, was up +3% in households (from 7.2/11), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 3.7/08), even in adults 18-49 and added +40,000 viewers (from 11.62m).
At 10:00 PM, THEwas first in households (8.6/14), viewers (13.46m), adults 25-54 (4.1/10) and adults 18-49 (2.9/08). THE posted its best household ratings since May 19, 2011 (two-hour season finale), best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 ratings since Apr. 7, 2011 and largest audience since Sept. 22, 2011 (season premiere).
For the night, CBS was first in households (8.0/13), viewers (12.94m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and a close second in adults 18-49 (3.3/09, -0.1 behind FOX). CBS posted its best Thursday deliveries in these measures since Premiere Week Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.
Updated Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.
Note: DVR penetration is at 42%, up from 38% last year. Last fall, Live+7 audiences for original entertainment series on CBS gained over 1.8 million viewers, on average, over Live+ Same Day ratings, more than any other network. This season, we expect DVR penetration to continue to increase and, as a result, we expect DVR playback audiences to grow as well.