‘Criminal Minds’ Delivers Its Largest Audience of the Season

Criminal Minds November 13

via press release:



Grows +20% in Viewers, +17% in Adults 18-49 and +28% in Adults 25-54 From

Last Week


“Survivor: Blood vs. Water” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” Sweep Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demos


CBS Wins Wednesday in All Key Rating Measures


            CRIMINAL MINDS delivered its largest audience of the season, growing by double-digit percentages in viewers and key demographics from last week, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 13.


At 9:00 PM, CRIMINAL MINDS was first in viewers (11.62m), adults 25-54 (3.7/09) and second in adults 18-49 (2.7/07, -0.2 behind ABC).  CRIMINAL MINDS posted its largest audience since Feb. 6, 2013 and matched the season’s second-best adults 18-49 rating.  CRIMINAL MINDS was up +20% in viewers, +17% in adults 18-49 and +28% in adults 25-54 compared to last week. CRIMINAL MINDS was Wednesday’s #1 program in viewers.


SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER was first in viewers (9.77m), adults 25-54 (3.3/08) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07).   SURVIVOR posted its best viewer delivery since Oct. 16 and best adults 25-54 rating since Oct. 23.


CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGTION was first in viewers (10.27m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06).  Compared to last week, CSI was up +12% in adults 25-54 (from 2.5/07), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 1.8/05) and added +1.19m viewers (from 9.08m, +13%).


For the night, CBS was first in viewers (10.55m), adults 25-54 (3.3/07) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07).


Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.


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