via press release:
NO SOPHOMORE SLUMP FOR LAST SEASON'S #1 NEW SHOW
"Person of Interest" Now a Top Five Series
Remains Network Television's Fastest-Growing Drama
CBS's PERSON OF INTEREST, last season's #1 new program, is concluding its sophomore season with year-to-year growth in viewers and demos and ranks as primetime's fifth-most-watched program, according to Nielsen most current ratings.
This season, PERSON OF INTEREST is television's fastest-growing drama, gaining +1.88 million viewers from last season. Among adults 18-49, PERSON OF INTEREST is averaging 3.5/10, up +3% from last year.
With an average audience of 16.15 million viewers, PERSON OF INTEREST places ahead of both editions of "American Idol" and "The Voice," "Dancing with the Stars" and "Modern Family," among others. The only non-CBS program with more viewers is "Sunday Night Football."