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“CRIMINAL MINDS” AND “CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION” HIT SEASON HIGHS IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 AND MATCH SEASON-BEST ADULTS 18-49 RATINGS
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CBS Sweeps Wednesday, Posting Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION hit season highs in viewers and adults 25-54 and matched their season-best adult 18-49 ratings and, along with SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, swept their hours in viewers and key demographics, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Nov. 20.
SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER was first in viewers (10.10m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07) at 8:00 PM. This is SURVIVOR’s best delivery in viewers since Oct. 16, 2013.
At 9:00 PM, CRIMINAL MINDS was first, viewers (12.29m), adults 25-54 (3.8/09) and adults 18-49 (2.8/08). CRIMINAL MINDS posted its best delivery in viewers since Jan. 16, 2013, in adults 25-54 since April 10, 2013 and in adults 18-49 since Sept. 25, 2013 – this season’s premiere.
At 10:00 PM, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGTION was first in viewers (11.03m), adults 25-54 (3.1/08) and adults 18-49 (2.1/06). CSI posted largest audience Jan. 23, 2013, its best adults 25-54 rating since April 10, 2013, and matched its season-best performance in adults 18-49.
For the night, CBS was first in viewers (11.14m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07). CBS swept the night in these measures for both the second consecutive week and second consecutive night. CBS posted season highs on a Wednesday in viewers and adults 25-54 and matched the season’s second-best adults 18-49 Wednesday delivery.
Updated Wednesday ratings will be available later today.