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10 CBS SERIES DELIVER SEASON-HIGH RATINGS AS NETWORK WINS THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF THE NEW YEAR IN VIEWERS

 

“2 Broke Girls,” “Mike & Molly,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “NCIS,” “ NCIS: New Orleans,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Mom,” “Elementary,” “Hawaii Five-0” and “Blue Bloods” All Surge in Their Holiday Return

 

CBS Has 13 of the Top 20 in Viewers and Nine of the Top 20 in Adults 18-49

 

            CBS won the first full week of the New Year in viewers as 10 series delivered season-high ratings, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Jan. 11.

 

            2 BROKE GIRLS, MIKE & MOLLY, NCIS, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, THE BIG BANG THEORY, MOM, ELEMENTARY, HAWAII FIVE-0 and BLUE BLOODS all surged to new season highs in their post-holiday returns.

 

            In all, CBS had 13 of the top 20 programs in viewers, more than all the other networks combined, and nine of the top 20 in adults 18-49, more than any other network.

 

 CBS’s late-running AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF SUNDAY (S) delivered 46.21m viewers, 17.0/40 in adults 25-54 and 14.4/40 in adults 18-49 from 7:00-7:53 PM. 

 

CBS Broadcasts In Top 20:

 

#2    –  AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF POST-GAME-SUN-S  (28.54m)

#4    –  NCIS  (19.76m) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#6    –  THE BIG BANG THEORY  (18.11m) – Season-To-Date Thursday Most-Watched

#8    –  NCIS:  NEW ORLEANS  (17.73m)Series-To-Date Most-Watched

#9    –  60 MINUTES  (17.68m)

#10  –  BLUE BLOODS  (12.86m) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched        

#11  –  SCORPION  (12.32m)                

#12  –  MOM  (12.29m) – Series-To-Date Most-Watched       

#13  –  MADAM SECRETARY  (12.13m)                

#14  –  NCIS:  LOS ANGELES  (11.90m) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched

#15  –  HAWAII FIVE-0  (11.46m) – Season-To-Date Most-Watched and Most-Watched Regularly-Scheduled In 3 Years  

#18  –  PERSON OF INTEREST  (10.1m)                       

#19  –  TWO AND A HALF MEN  (10.08m)

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

2 BROKE GIRLS

  • 2 BROKE GIRLS was first in viewers (9.08m) and adults 25-54 (3.3/09) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.4/07, -0.2 behind FOX), posting its season-best deliveries in viewers and adults 25-54 and matching season highs in adults 18-49.

 

MIKE & MOLLY

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]MIKE & MOLLY was first in viewers (9.64m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and second in adults 18-49 (2.2/06), season highs in all these measures.     

 

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]NCIS: LOS ANGELES (9:59-11:00 PM) was first in viewers (11.90m), tied for first with ABC’s third hour of “The Bachelor” in adults 25-54 (2.8/07) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.0/06).  NCIS: LOS ANGELES delivered the time period’s largest audience with a regularly scheduled, in-season program since Sept. 19, 2011 and largest audience with a regularly scheduled program overall since Sept. 16, 2013. It also posted its best ratings of the season in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. 

 

NCIS

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]NCIS was first in viewers (19.76m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (2.8/09).  NCIS posted its largest audience since Jan. 7, 2014 (same night last year) and best deliveries in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Sept. 23.

 

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was first in viewers (17.73m), adults 25-54 (3.7/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07), delivering its largest audience to date and matching its series-best adults 18-49 rating.

 

THE BIG BANG THEORY

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (18.11m), adults 25-54 (6.1/17) and adults 18-49 (4.6/15).  THE BIG BANG THEORY posted its best viewers delivery since April 3, 2014, its best adults 25-54 rating since Nov.13, its best adults 18-49 rating since Monday, Oct. 20 and its best Thursday adults 18-49 rating of the season. 

 

MOM

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]MOM was first in viewers (12.29m) and adults 25-54 (3.9/10) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.7/08), scoring series highs in these measures. 

 

ELEMENTARY

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]ELEMENTARY was first in viewers (8.60m), adults 25-54 (2.2/06) and adults 18-49 (1.5/05).  ELEMENTARY posted its best adults 25-54 rating since May 1, 2014, best adults 18-49 rating since May 8, 2014 and best viewers total since March 13, 2014. 

 

HAWAII FIVE-0

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]HAWAII FIVE-0 was first in viewers (11.46m) and second in both adults 25-54 (2.4/07) and adults 18-49 (1.5/05).  HAWAII FIVE-0 posted its largest Friday audience to date, and its best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 ratings since Jan. 31, 2014.

 

BLUE BLOODS

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]BLUE BLOODS was first in viewers (12.86m), adults 25-54 (2.3/06) and tied for first with ABC in adults 18-49 (1.4/05).  BLUE BLOODS posted its best viewer delivery since Jan. 31, 2014, its best adults 25-54 rating of the season and matched its season-best adults 18-49 ratings. 

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #16:

 

CBS – 22 hours.

NBC – 22 hours.

ABC – 22 hours.

FOX – 16 hours.

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME                                                                                            

Week #16 of 2014-2015 Season (ending: 1/11/15)                                                                                                                                       

                        2014-2015                                                      

                                                                                                                                                           

                        VIEWERS                                                                                         

                        (000)

                       

CBS                12,208                        

NBC                7,245                          

ABC                5,206                          

FOX                10,364                        

                                                                                                                                               

A25-54                                                                                               

                        Rtg      Sh                   

CBS                3.3       8                     

NBC                2.4       6                     

ABC                1.7       4                     

FOX                4.0       10                   

                                                                                                                                               

A18-49                                                                                               

                        Rtg      Sh                   

CBS                2.4       7                     

NBC                2.0       6                     

ABC                1.4       4                     

FOX                3.5       10                                                                                                                   

                                                                                               

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME                                                                    

                                                                                               

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/22/14-1/11/15)                                                                                             

                        2014-2015                                                      

                                                                                                                                                           

VIEWERS                                                                                         

                        (000)                           

CBS                11,463                        

NBC                9,383                          

ABC                8,037                          

FOX                6,200                          

                                                                                                                                                           

A25-54                                                                                               

                        Rtg      Sh                   

CBS                3.3       9                     

NBC                3.4       9                     

ABC                2.7       7                     

FOX                2.4       7                     

                                                                                               

A18-49                                                                                               

                        Rtg      Sh                   

CBS                2.4       8                     

NBC                2.7       9                     

ABC                2.2       7                     

FOX                2.1       7                                                         

 

 

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Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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