'Under the Dome' is the Week's #1 Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

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July 30th, 2013

Under the Dome July 22

via press release:

"UNDER THE DOME" IS THE WEEK'S #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULT 25-54

CBS Places First in Viewers for the Fifth Consecutive Week with Eight of the Top 10 Programs

Premiere of "Unforgettable" Places #7 for the Week

CBS Up +23% in Viewers, +14% in Adults 25-54 and +9% in Adults 18-49 Versus the Same Week Last Year

UNDER THE DOME was the week's #1 program in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 (tie), leading CBS to its fifth consecutive win in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 28.

Compared to the same week last year, CBS was up +23% in viewers, +14% in adults 25-54 and +9% in adults 18-49.

CBS had eight of the week's top 10 programs with #1 UNDER THE DOME, #4 60 Minutes (R), #5 The Big Bang Theory (R), #6 NCIS (R), #7 Unforgettable (P), #8 Big Brother THURSDAY, #9 Big Brother SUNDAY and #10 Two and a Half Men (R).

Among adults 18-49, CBS  had five of the top 10 with UNDER THE DOME (#1, tie), Big Brother THURSDAY (#3), Big Brother WEDNESDAY (#5, tie), BIG BROTHER SUNDAY (#5, tie) and The Big Bang Theory (R) (#10).

For the week in viewers:  CBS (5.63m), NBC (4.46m), ABC (3.76m) and FOX (3.22m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (1.6/05) and second in adults 18-49 (1.2/04, -0.1 behind FOX).

CBS Weekly Highlights:

UNDER THE DOME was first in viewers (11.60m), adults 25-54 (3.7/10) and adults 18-49 (2.8/08).  Compared to last week, UNDER THE DOME was up +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.7/08) and added +470,000 viewers (from 11.13m, +2%).  UNDER THE DOME posted its best viewers and adults 18-49 deliveries since July 1, 2013.

Unforgettable (P) was first in households (4.4/07), viewers (7.15m), adults 25-54 (1.7/04) and second in adults 18-49 (1.3/04).  This was the time period's best delivery with regularly scheduled programming since April 28, 2013 in these measures.

BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY was first in adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/08) and was second in viewers (6.44m).  Compared to last week, BIG BROTHER WEDNESDAY was up +8% in adults 25-54 (from 2.6/08), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 2.2/08) and even in viewers.

BIG BROTHER THURSDAY was first in viewers (6.90m), adults 18-49 (2.9/08) and adults 25-54 (2.5/08).  Compared to last week, BIG BROTHER THURSDAY was up +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.4/08), even in adults 25-54 and added +200,000 viewers (from 6.70m, +3%)  BIG BROTHER THURSDAY matched season highs on any night in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

BIG BROTHER SUNDAY was first in households (4.2/07), viewers (6.81m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/07).

CBS top programs of the week:  #1 UNDER THE DOME (an average of 11.60m viewers), #4 60 Minutes (R) (8.36m), #5 The Big Bang Theory (R) (8.07m), #6 NCIS (R) (7.18m), #7 Unforgettable (P) (7.15m), #8 BIG BROTHER 15 THURSDAY (6.90m), #9 BIG BROTHER 15 SUNDAY (6.81m), #10 Two and a Half Men (R) (6.79m), #13 BIG BROTHER 15 WEDNESDAY (6.44m), #14 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (6.19m), #16 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (5.82m), #22 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (5.18m), #23 Blue Bloods (R) (5.08m), #24 Person Of Interest TUESDAY (R) (4.99m), #25 2 Broke Girls (R) (4.84m), #28 Elementary (R) (4.64m), #29 THE Mentalist (R) (4.61m) and #30 ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW'S SUPERSTAR NIGHT (R) (S) (4.34m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #44

CBS – 22 hours
NBC – 22 hours
ABC – 22 hours
FOX – 15 ¼- hours

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME
Week #44 of 2012-2013 Television Year (ending: 7/28/13)
2012-2013

VIEWERS
(000)
CBS                5,630
NBC                4,455
ABC                3,761
FOX                3,220

A25-54
Rtg      Sh
CBS                1.6       5
NBC                1.5       4
ABC                1.3       4
FOX                1.4       4

A18-49
Rtg      Sh
CBS                1.2       4
NBC                1.1       4
ABC                1.0       3
FOX                1.3       4

 
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