via press release:
"" WAS THURSDAY'S #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 18-34 AND ADULTS 25-54
"" Sweeps Time Period and Posts Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers and Demos
"" Place First in Viewers and Notches Week-to-Week Increases in Viewers and Adults 18-49
"" Dominates its Time Period in Key Ratings Measures
CBS Easily Wins Thursday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for
Second Straight Week
Oct 4.was Thursday's top program, and posted week-to-week increases and was first at 10:00 PM, leading CBS to its second consecutive Thursday win in viewers and key demographics, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for
swept its time period, finishing first in households (9.5/16), viewers (15.38m), adults 25-54 (6.2/17), adults 18-49 (4.9/16) and adults 18-34 (3.3/13). was the night's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34. THE was on par with last week's all-time best season premiere deliveries in viewers and demos.
was first in households (7.8/12), viewers (12.67m), adults 25-54 (4.8/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/11) at 8:30 PM. Compared to last week's season premiere, was up +4% in adults 25-54 (from 4.6/12), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 3.5/10) and added +130,000 viewers (from 12.54m, +1%).
was first in households (9.0/14) and viewers (14.62m) and was second in both adults 25-54 (4.4/10, -0.1 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (3.1/08). Compared to the season premiere last week, was up +2% in households (from 8.8/14), +16% in adults 25-54 (from 3.8/09), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 2.9/08) and added +340,000 viewers (from 14.28m, +2%).
From 10:00-11:00 PM,was easily first in households (7.2/12), viewers (11.22m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/07).
For the night, CBS was first in households (8.3/13), viewers (13.29m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/10). CBS won Thursday for the second straight week in these measures.
Note: In Phoenix, the NFL Network's coverage of the Cardinals at Rams game aired on the CBS affiliate from 8:00-10:00 PM. Ratings are tentative and subject to change.
Updated Thursday ratings will be available later.