CBS's 'The Big Bang Theory' is the Week's Number 1 Non-Sports Program in Adults 18-49 & Adults 25-54

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December 10th, 2013

The Big Bang Theory Season 7 Episode 5

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"The Big Bang Theory" IS THE WEEK'S #1 NON-SPORTS PROGRAM IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

 

A Rebroadcast of "NCIS" is the Top Drama in Viewers

 

"Survivor: Blood vs. Water" Posts its Largest Audience of the Season

 

"Frosty" Scores with Adults and Kids

 

            The Big Bang Theory was the week's #1 non-sports program in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, while a rebroadcast of NCIS is the week's top drama in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Dec. 8.

 

SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER won its time period in all key measures with its largest audience of the season, while the annual rebroadcast of FROSTY THE SNOWMAN was first in its time period in adults 18-49 (tie), adults 25-54, kids 2-11 and kids 6-11.

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER

  • SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER was first in viewers (10.63m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/08).  SURVIVOR posted its largest audience of the season and matched its second-best adults 18-49 rating.

 

The Big Bang Theory

  • The Big Bang Theory (8:00-8:31 PM) was first in adults 25-54 (6.2/16), adults 18-49 (4.8/14) and second in viewers (15.63m).

 

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN

  • FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (R) (S) (3.6/06, 6.72m viewers; 8:00-8:32 PM) was first in adults 25-54 (2.2/06), children 2-11 (3.3/10), children 6-11 (2.7/09), tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.7/05).

 

2 Broke Girls

  • 2 Broke Girls posted its largest audience  (8.48m) since its season premiere and matched the season's second best adults 18-49 rating (2.7/07).

 

CBS top programs of the week: #3 THE Big Bang Theory (an average of 15.63m viewers), #7 NCIS (R) (12.59m), #11 60 Minutes (11.56m), #13 SURVIVOR (10.63m), #14 THE Mentalist (9.97m), #16 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (9.62m), #18 THE MILLERS (9.23m), #19 THE Amazing Race (9.21m), #20 MIKE & MOLLY (8.71m), #21 Person Of Interest (R) (8.65m), #22 2 Broke Girls (8.48m), #23 Two and a Half Men (8.47m), #24 Elementary (8.29m), #27 Criminal Minds (R) (8.21m), #28 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (8.20m), #29 How I Met Your Mother (R) (8.04m) and #30 MOM (7.68m).

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #11

 

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 21 ½- hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 16 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #11 of 2013-2014 Season (ending: 12/8/13)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                7,931

NBC                10,548

ABC                5,879

FOX                7,180

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.4       6

NBC                3.7       9

ABC                2.0       5

FOX                2.7       7

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.7       5

NBC                3.1       9

ABC                1.6       5

FOX                2.4       7

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/23/13-12/8/13)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                11,822

NBC                10,013

ABC                8,660

FOX                7,323

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                3.6       9

NBC                3.8       10

ABC                3.0       8

FOX                2.8       7

 

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.7       8

NBC                3.2       9

ABC                2.5       7

FOX                2.5       7

 
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