via press release:
LIVE +3-DAY LIFT PROPELS "THE BIG BANG THEORY" OVER 20 MILLION VIEWERS FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE BROADCAST
"The Big Bang Theory" is Season's #1 Rated Entertainment Program in Adults 18-49
THE BIG BANG THEORY exceeded 20 million viewers for the fifth consecutive broadcast, according to Nielsen live plus three-day ratings for Thursday, Dec. 13.
THE BIG BANG THEORY added +3.47m viewers (20.23m from 16.76m), +1.9 rtg pts in adults 25-54 (8.6 from 6.7) and +1.6 in adults 18-49 (7.1 from 5.5) live plus three day lift from live plus same day.
THE BIG BANG THEORY posted the night's largest live plus three day lift in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
The sixth year comedy now ranks as the season's number one entertainment program in adults 18-49 (6.7/20), ahead of "Modern Family" (6.3/17).