'Big Brother', 'Big Bang Theory' Lead CBS to Third Straight Weekly Win in Total Viewers

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July 24th, 2012

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CBS WINS THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK IN VIEWERS

A Rebroadcast of "The Big Bang Theory" Is The #2 Program

Of The Week

All Three Broadcasts of "Big Brother" Place in the Top 20 in Viewers and Top 15 in Key Demographics

CBS won its third consecutive week in viewers behind a rebroadcast of The Big Bang Theory, the #2 program of the week, while all three broadcasts of Big Brother finished in the top 20 in viewers and top 15 in key demographics, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 22.

 

For the week in viewers: CBS (5.32m), ABC (4.92m), NBC (4.29m) and FOX (3.76m). Summer-to-date: CBS (5.71m), ABC (5.45m), NBC (5.44m) and FOX (4.34m).

 

For the week in key demographics, CBS averaged 1.6/04 in adults 25-54 and 1.2/04 in adults 18-49.

 

For the week in households: (3.5/06), ABC (3.2/06) NBC (2.8/05) and FOX (2.2/04). Summer-to-date: CBS (3.8/07), ABC (3.5/06), NBC (3.4/06) and FOX (2.6/05).

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

? Big Brother WEDNESDAY (P) was first in households (3.6/06), viewers (5.78m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (2.0/07) and was second in adults 18-34 (1.4/05). Big Brother WEDNESDAY was tied with " America's Got Talent" as the top-rated program Wednesday in adults 18-49.

 

? Big Brother THURSDAY was first in households (3.7/06), viewers (6.27m), adults 25-54 (2.7/07), adults 18-49 (2.2/07) and adults 18-34 (1.5/05).

 

? BIG BROTHER SUNDAY (8:01-9:00 PM) was second in households (3.3/06), viewers (5.37m), adults 25-54 (2.4/06), adults 18-49 (1.9/06) and adults 18-34 (1.4/05), against the special finale of "The Bachelorette."

 

? The Big Bang Theory (R) (8:00-8:31 PM) was first in households (5.6/10), viewers (8.99m), adults 25-54 (3.4/11) and adults 18-49 (2.5/09).

 

? Two and a Half Men THURSDAY (P) (R) (8:31-9:00 PM) was first in households (4.7/08), viewers (7.43m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.1/07).

 

CBS top programs of the week: #2 The Big Bang Theory (R) (an average of 8.99m viewers), #6 60 Minutes (R) (7.46m), #7 Two and a Half Men THURSDAY (P) (R) (7.43m), #8 NCIS (R) (7.20m), #12 BIG BROTHER 14 THURSDAY (6.27m), #15 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (5.80m), #16 BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY (P) (5.78m), #17 Hawaii Five-0 (R) (5.75m), #18 Person Of Interest TUESDAY (P) (R) (5.56m), #19 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (5.54m), #20 BIG BROTHER 14 SUNDAY (5.37m), #22 Person Of Interest (R) (5.26m), #24 Two and a Half Men (R) (5.12m), #26 Criminal Minds (R) (5.08m), #28 Blue Bloods (R) (4.86m) and #30 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (4.73m).

 
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