'Under the Dome' & 'Big Brother' Lead CBS t its Tenth Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers

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September 4th, 2013

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via press release:

"UNDER THE DOME," "Big Brother" LEAD CBS TO ITS 10TH CONSECUTIVE WEEKLY WIN IN VIEWERS

 

"Under the Dome" was #1 Broadcast in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Top Entertainment Broadcast in Adults 18-49

 

All Three Editions of "Big Brother" Place in Top 10 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

CBS won its 10th consecutive week in viewers and placed first in adults 25-54 (tie), according to live plus same day ratings in the Labor Day holiday week ending Sept. 1.

 

UNDER THE DOME was the week's #1 broadcast in viewers and adults 25-54 and the top entertainment broadcast in adults 18-49.

 

All three Big Brother broadcasts finished in the top 10 in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

 

In all, CBS had six of the top 10 broadcasts in viewers,

 

For the week in viewers:  CBS (5.53m), ABC (4.29m), NBC (4.08m) and FOX (2.80m).

 

For the week in key demographics, CBS was tied for first in adults 25-54 (1.5/04, with ABC) and was second in adults 18-49 (1.1/03, -0.1 behind ABC).  Compared to the same week last year, CBS was up +14% in viewers and even in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

UNDER THE DOME was first in viewers (11.12m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07).  Compared to last week, UNDER THE DOME was up +3% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/09), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.4/07) and added +480,000 viewers (from 10.64m, +4%).  UNDER THE DOME posted its best viewers and adults 25-54 deliveries since July 29, 2013 and its best adults 18-49 rating since August 5, 2013.

 

Unforgettable was first in viewers (6.94m) and adults 25-54 (1.5/04) and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.0/03, with FOX).

 

Big Brother WEDNESDAY was first in viewers (6.36m) and adults 25-54 (2.6/08) and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.1/07, with FOX).

 

BIG BROTHER THURSDAY was first in households (3.2/05), viewers (5.05m), adults 25-54 (2.2/06) and adults 18-49 (1.8/05).  BIG BROTHER was the night's #1 program in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

 

BIG BROTHER SUNDAY was first in viewers (6.00m), adults 25-54 (2.3/07) and adults 18-49 (1.8/07).

 

CBS top programs of the week:  #1 UNDER THE DOME (an average of 11.12m viewers), #4 NCIS (R) (8.47m), #5 60 Minutes (R) (8.36m), #7 Unforgettable (6.94m), #8 BIG BROTHER 15 WEDNESDAY (6.36m), #10 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (6.21m), #11 BIG BROTHER 15 SUNDAY (6.00m), #14 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (5.74m), #15 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (5.67m), #17 Undercover Boss (R) (5.29m), #19 tie Blue Bloods (R) (5.19m), #19 tie Person Of Interest TUESDAY (R) (5.19m), #21 48 HOURS (R) (5.18m), #22 2 Broke Girls (R) (5.12m), #23 THE Mentalist (R) (5.09m), #24 BIG BROTHER 15 THURSDAY (5.05m), #27 Criminal Minds (R) (4.67m) and #30 HOW IT MET YOUR MOTHER (R) (4.38m).

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #49

 

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 22 hours

ABC – 20 hours

FOX – 15 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #49 of 2012-2013 Television Year (ending: 9/1/13)

2012-2013

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                5,532

NBC                4,075

ABC                4,285

FOX                2,798

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.5       4

NBC                1.3       4

ABC                1.5       4

FOX                1.1       3

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.1       3

NBC                1.0       3

ABC                1.2       4

FOX                1.0       3

 
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