CBS Has All of the Top 10 Non-Sports Programming in Holiday Week

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January 3rd, 2013

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CBS HAS ALL OF THE TOP 10 NON-SPORTS PROGRAMMING IN HOLIDAY WEEK

In a Week Primarily of Rebroadcasts of the Network's Scripted Series, CBS is a Competitive Second Against Sports-Driven Competition

"The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors" Posts Year-to-Year Growth in Adults 18-49

and Adults 25-54

 

With mainly encores of its scripted series, CBS had all of the week's top 10 non-sports programming and overall had 13 of the top 20 broadcasts while finishing a competitive second to sports-driven competition, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the holiday week ending Dec. 30.

 

CBS Broadcasts in the Top 20:

 

#5 – The Big Bang Theory-R (12.0 Million)

#6 – Person Of Interest-R (10.3 Million)

#7 – 60 Minutes (10.3 Million)

#8 – NCIS 12/25 SP-RS (9.8 Million)

#9 – NCIS: LOS ANGELES 12/25-RS (8.6 Million)

#10 – Two and a Half Men-R (8.6 Million)

#11 – Criminal Minds 8:00 PM-RS (8.6 Million)

#12 – KENNEDY CENTER HONORS-S (8.2 Million)

#13 – Elementary-R (8.1 Million)

#14 – NCIS SUNDAY SPECIAL-RS (7.5 Million)

#17VEGAS 12/25 SP-RS (6.0 Million)

#19 – THE Good Wife-R (5.6 Million)

#20 – Undercover Boss-R (5.5 Million)

 

THE 35th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (S) swept its time period in households (5.2/09), viewers (8.18m), adults 25-54 (2.2/05) and adults 18-49 (1.4/04) with its best adults 25-54 rating since 2009 and best adults 18-49 rating since 2010.

 

Compared to the special last year, THE 35th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS was up +38% in adults 25-54 (from 1.6/04) and +27% in adults 18-49 (from 1.1/03).

 

For the week in viewers: CBS (6.64m), NBC (7.35m), ABC (3.97m) and FOX (3.95m). Season-to-date: CBS (11.38m), NBC (8.77m), ABC (8.26m) and FOX (6.60m).

 

For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in adults 25-54 (1.8/05) and averaged 1.3/04 in adults 18-49. Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (3.6/09, tie) and a solid second in adults 18-49 (2.8/08).

 

For the week in households: CBS (4.3/07), NBC (4.3/08), ABC and FOX (2.3/04, each). Season-to-date: CBS (7.2/12), NBC (5.4/09), ABC (5.3/09) and FOX (4.0/06).

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #14

 

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 21-1/2 hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 15 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #14 of 2012-2013 Season (ending: 12/30/12)

2012-2013

 

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS 6,639

NBC 7,354

ABC 3,970

FOX 3,952

 

A25-54

Rtg Sh

CBS 1.8 5

NBC 2.8 7

ABC 1.4 4

FOX 1.6 4

 

A18-49

Rtg Sh

CBS 1.3 4

NBC 2.3 7

ABC 1.1 3

FOX 1.4 4

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (09/24/12-12/30/12)

 

2012-2013

 

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS 11,383

NBC 8,768

ABC 8,257

FOX 6,601

 

A25-54

Rtg Sh

CBS 3.6 9

NBC 3.6 9

ABC 2.9 7

FOX 2.7 7

 

A18-49

Rtg Sh

CBS 2.8 8

NBC 3.1 9

ABC 2.4 7

FOX 2.4 7

 
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