via press release:
CBS WINS THIRD STRAIGHT SUNDAY IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS
“The Amazing Race” Finishes First in Viewers and Key Demos
“The Good Wife” and “The Mentalist” Win Hours in Viewers
For the third consecutive Sunday, CBS placed first in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sunday, March 17.
At 8:00 PM, THE AMAZING RACE 22 was first in households (5.3/08), viewers (8.77m) and adults 25-54 (3.0/07), and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.2/06, with ABC).
THE GOOD WIFE was first at 9:00 PM in households (6.0/09) and viewers (9.02m), was second in adults 25-54 (2.3/05, -0.1 behind ABC) and averaged 1.5/04 in adults 18-49.
At 10:00 PM, THE MENTALIST was first in households (6.3/10) and viewers (9.79m), and was second in adults 25-54 (2.4/06, -0.1 behind NBC) and adults 18-49 (1.6/04).
For the night, CBS was first in households (6.0/10), viewers (9.41m), adults 25-54 (2.5/06) and adults 18-49 (1.7/05). This is the third consecutive Sunday and fourth time in five weeks that CBS has won Sunday in viewers and key demographics.
Updated Sunday ratings will be available tomorrow.