via press release:
“BLUE BLOODS” NOTCHES SERIES-HIGH ADULT 18-49 RATING AND LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE ITS PREMIERE
“Criminal Minds” Posts Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since November and Wins Time Period in Viewers
Freshman drama BLUE BLOODS, in its final Wednesday broadcast before moving back to its Friday time period, delivered its highest adult 18-49 rating of the season and largest audience since its premiere, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Feb. 9.
Note: Due to college basketball, CBS had preemptions/delays. CBS prime ratings are tentative and subject to change.
BLUE BLOODS won its time slot in households (7.7/13), viewers (12.45m) and adults 25-54 (3.2/08), finishing second in adults 18-49 (2.3/06) with its final Wednesday broadcast. BLUE BLOODS was first in viewers for each of its Wednesday broadcasts. BLUE BLOODS posted series-high adults 18-49 ratings, matched its series-best adults 25-54 ratings and attracted its largest audience since the series’ premiere.
BLUE BLOODS returns to its Friday (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) time period this Friday, Feb. 11.
CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (8.7/13) and viewers (14.32m); it was second in adults 25-54 (4.8/11) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). This was CRIMINAL MINDS’s best delivery in adults 25-54 since Dec. 8, 2010, and its best viewer and adults 18-49 performances since Nov. 17, 2010.
Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.