’48 Hours’ Encore is Saturday’s Number 1 Program With Viewers and Households
via press release:
48 HOURS: “Cold as Ice” encore was Saturday’s #1 program in viewers and households, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 14, 2013.
48 HOURS: “Cold as Ice” (R) (10:00-11:00 PM) posted a 3.5/07 with 4.97m viewers, a 1.4/04 in adults 25-54 and a 0.9/03 in adults 18-49. Compared to the same night last year, 48 HOURS was up +27% in adults 25-54 – the demographic that matters most to those who advertise in news – and up +13% in adults 18-49 and +9% in households.
Saturday’s broadcast featured Erin Moriarty and 48 HOURS report on the investigation into what authorities say was the oldest cold case ever to be prosecuted in United States. The case involved the murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in 1957, which went unsolved for 55 years until police, working from a tip gained through a deathbed confession from the mother of the alleged killer, were led to Jack McCullough.
48 HOURS: “Cold As Ice” is produced by Greg Fisher, Judy Rybak and Peter Henderson. Claire Anderson and Emily Wichick are the associate producers. David Franklin is the producer-editor. Maria Barrow and Richard Barber are the editors. Kate Harrington is the update producer. Suzanne Allen is the senior coordinating producer. Al Briganti is the executive editor. Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer.