CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week in Viewers

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October 22nd, 2013

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via press release:

 

 

CBS WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT WEEK IN VIEWERS

 

Network Has #1 Drama, Comedy, New Series and News Program

 

"2 Broke Girls" Up in Its New Time Period

 

"The Millers" Retains +97% of its Adult 18-49 Premiere Ratings; 93% of its Initial Audience

 

"NCIS" Surpasses "Marvels' Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." in Adults 18-49

 

"Undercover Boss" Posts Best Ratings Since February

 

CBS had the #1 comedy, #1 drama, #1 new series and #1 news program, culminating in the Network's fourth consecutive weekly win in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Oct. 20.

 

CBS had the top five scripted broadcasts in viewers – NCIS, The Big Bang Theory, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Person Of Interest and THE MILLERS.  CBS had the top new series – THE MILLERS – and the top three new comedies – THE MILLERS, THE CRAZY ONES and MOM.

 

In adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, The Big Bang Theory was the week's top scripted broadcast.  In adults 18-49, THE MILLERS was the week's top new scripted broadcast.

 

2 Broke Girls was up in viewers and key demographics in its new Monday (8:30-9:00 PM) time period while freshman comedy THE MILLERS also posted week-to-week growth, retaining most of its premiere ratings.

 

NCIS surpassed "Marvels' Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." in adults 18-49 (3.1 vs. 2.8) and Undercover Boss scored its best ratings in viewers and key demographics since February.

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

2 Broke Girls

 

·         In its new 8:30 PM time period, 2 Broke Girls (7.99m) was second in both adults 25-54 (3.4/08) and adults 18-49 (2.6/07).  Compared to last week's time period, 2 BROKE GIRLS was up +48% in adults 25-54 (from 2.3/05), +44% in adults 18-49 (from 1.8/05) and added +2.57m viewers (from 5.42m, +48%).

 

THE MILLERS

 

·         THE MILLERS was first in viewers (12.27m), adults 25-54 (4.4/11) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09).  Compared to last week, THE MILLERS was up +5% in adults 25-54 (from 4.2/11), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 3.0/09) and added +440,000 viewers (from 11.73m +4%).  THE MILLERS retained 97% of its premiere rating in adults 18-49, 98% in adults 25-54 and 93% of its premiere audience, the best of any new series in these measures.

 

NCIS

 

·         NCIS was first in viewers (18.83m), adults 25-54 (4.4/11) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09).  Compared to last week, NCIS was up +7% in adults 25-54 (from 4.1/11), +11% in adults 18-49 (from 2.8/09) and added +500,000 viewers (from 18.33m, +3%).  NCIS was +0.3 ahead of ABC's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" in adults 18-49 (+11%) and +10.98m viewers ahead (+140%).

Undercover Boss

 

·         Undercover Boss was first in viewers (9.18m), adults 25-54 (2.6/08) and adults 18-49 (1.8/07).  Compared to last week, UNDERCOVER BOSS was up +37% in adults 25-54 (from 1.9/06), +38% in adults 18-49 (from 1.3/05) and added +1.31m viewers (from 7.87m, +17%).   UNDERCOVER BOSS posted its best deliveries in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Feb. 1, 2013.

 

The Big Bang Theory

 

·         The Big Bang Theory (8:00-8:31 PM) was first in households (10.9/18), viewers (17.80m), adults 25-54 (6.8/19) and adults 18-49 (5.2/17).  Compared to last week, THE BIG BANG THEORY was up +2% in adults 18-49 (from 5.1/07) and added +160,000 viewers (from 17.64m, +2%).

 

THE CRAZY ONES

 

·         THE CRAZY ONES was first in viewers (9.37m) and adults 25-54 (3.3/08) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.4/07).

 

SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER

 

·         SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER was first in viewers (10.11m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/08).  Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was up +3% in adults 25-54 (from 3.4/09), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.5/08) and added +510,000 viewers (from 9.60m, +5%).

 

CBS top programs of the week:  #3 NCIS (an average of 18.83m viewers), #4 The Big Bang Theory (17.80m), #6 60 Minutes (14.95m), #7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (14.65m), #11 Person Of Interest (12.69m), #12 THE MILLERS (12.27m), #14 Criminal Minds (11.06m), #17 Blue Bloods (10.56m), #19 SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER (10.11m), #21 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (9.45m), #22 THE CRAZY ONES (9.37m), #23 UNDERCOVER BOSS (9.18m),#25 THE Good Wife (8.99m), #26 THE Amazing Race (8.87m), #27 Hawaii Five-0 (8.81m) and #30 Two and a Half Men (8.59m).

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #4:

 

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 21-1/2 hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 18 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #4 of 2013-2014 Season (ending: 10/20/13)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                10,163

NBC                9,395

ABC                7,043

FOX                6,148

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                3.0       8

NBC                3.5       9

ABC                2.3       6

FOX                2.1       6

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.2       6

NBC                3.0       9

ABC                1.9       6

FOX                1.8       5

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/23/13-10/20/13)

2013-2014

 

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                11,379

NBC                9,881

ABC                8,276

FOX                6,789

CW                  1,565

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                3.5       9

NBC                3.8       10

ABC                2.9       7

FOX                2.6       7

 

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.6       8

NBC                3.2       9

ABC                2.4       7

FOX                2.3       7

 
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