'Criminal Minds' and 'CSI' Deliver Best-Ever Live+7 Day Viewer Lifts

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February 10th, 2014

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Both Dramas Add More Than +4 Million Viewers for the First Time


            CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION both delivered their best-ever live plus 7-day viewer lifts, with both Wednesday dramas topping four million viewer gains for the first time, according to Nielsen ratings for Jan. 22.


CRIMINAL MINDS gained +4.09 million viewers to 14.45m, a +40% increase over its live plus same day average of 10.36m.  CRIMINAL MINDS also gained a series best +1.6 rating points in adults 18-49, hiking its rating to 3.8, +73% higher than its live plus same day average of 2.2.


CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION gained +4.12 million viewers to 13.64m, a +43% increase over its live plus same day average of 9.52m.  CSI also matched its best-ever live plus 7-day lift in adults 18-49, gaining +1.3 rating points, an +83% increase to 2.9.

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