via press release:
“THE BIG BANG THEORY,” “THE MILLERS” AND “ELEMENTARY”
SWEEP TIME PERIODS
CBS Places First in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the
Third Consecutive Night
THE BIG THEORY, THE MILLERS and ELEMENTARY all swept their time periods in viewers and key demos, leading CBS to its third consecutive nightly win viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Thursday, May 1.
THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (15.69m), adults 25-54 (6.0/19) and adults 18-49 (4.4/16). THE BIG BANG THEORY was the night's top program in these measures.
THE MILLERS was first in viewers (9.58m), adults 25-54 (3.3/09) and adults 18-49 (2.1/07).
At 9:00 PM, TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in viewers (9.16m) and adults 25-54 (3.3/09), and was second in adults 18-49 (2.1/06).
At 9:30 PM, BAD TEACHER was second in viewers (6.52m) and adults 25-54 (2.3/06), and averaged 1.5/04 in adults 18-49.
At 10:00 PM, ELEMENTARY was first in viewers (7.81m) and adults 25-54 (2.3/06), and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.6/05, with NBC).
For the night, CBS was first in viewers (9.43m), adults 25-54 (3.2/09) and adults 18-49 (2.2/07). CBS was first in these measures for the third consecutive night.
Updated Thursday ratings will be available later today.