‘Criminal Minds’, ‘CSI’ Post Week-to-Week Growth in Adults 18-49 & Adults 25-54

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Criminal Minds October 16

via press release:

“CRIMINAL MINDS” AND “CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION” POST
WEEK-TO-WEEK GROWTH IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

 

“Survivor: Blood vs. Water” Sweeps Time Period

 

“Criminal Minds” is Wednesday’s Most-Watched Program

 

CBS Wins Night; Up Versus Last Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49

and Adults 25-54

 

            CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION posted week-to-week growth in key demographics, SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER swept its time period and CBS was up versus last Wednesday, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Oct. 16.

 

SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER was first in viewers (9.89m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07) at 8:00 PM.  Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was even in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and added +290,000 viewers (from 9.60m, +3%).

 

At 9:00 PM, CRIMINAL MINDS was first in viewers (10.95m) and second in both adults 25-54 (3.5/08) and adults 18-49 (2.7/07). Compared to last week, CRIMINAL MINDS was up +3% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/08) and +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.6/07).  If ratings hold, CRIMINAL MINDS was the night’s most-watched program.

 

At 10:00 PM, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGTION was first in viewers (9.43m) and adults 25-54 (2.7/07), and was second behind FOX’s baseball in adults 18-49 (2.0/06).  Compared to last week, CSI was up +4% in adults 25-54 (from 2.6/07), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 1.9/05) and added +610,000 viewers (from 8.82m, +7%).

 

For the night, CBS was first in viewers (10.09m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.4/07, with both ABC and FOX’s tentative ratings).  Compared to last week, CBS was up +3% in both viewers and adults 25-54 and +4% in adults 18-49.

 

Updated Wednesday ratings will be available later today.

 

Editor’s Note: Television viewing on platforms such as DVR, video-on-demand and online streaming continues to grow at a fast pace.  Last season during premiere week, Live+7 CBS audiences grew 20% over Live+SD in total viewers, up from 17%  in 2012.  In A18-49, Live+7 levels grew 29% from Live+SD, up from 23% one year ago.  Additionally, many CBS shows experienced as much as a 50% increase in total viewers once full 30-day multi-platform audiences were accounted for.  In an effort to quantify how much non-linear viewing adds to Live+SD audiences, CBS Research will provide estimates for series which will include DVR playback as well as multi-platform viewership.

blog comments powered by Disqus