via press release:
IT’S ALL ELEMENTARY!
Second-Year Drama Sweeps Time Period, Delivering Its Largest Audience Since
The Season Premiere
Also Scores Best Adults 25-54 Rating of the Season, While Matching Second-Highest
Adults 18-49 Rating
“The Big Bang Theory,” “The Crazy Ones” and “Two and a Half Men” Also Win Time Periods in All Key Measures
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
ELEMENTARY won its time period in all key measures with its largest audience since the season premiere and best adults 25-54 rating of the season, while THE BIG BANG THEORY, THE CRAZY ONES and TWO AND A HALF MEN all swept their respective time periods, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Jan. 30.
At 10:00 PM, ELEMENTARY was first in viewers (10.16m), adults 25-54 (3.0/08) and adults 18-49 (2.0/06). ELEMENTARY posted its season-best adults 25-54 ratings, the best viewer total since the season premiere and matched the season’s second-best adults 18-49 rating.
At 8:00 PM, THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (18.88m), adults 25-54 (6.8/18) and adults 18-49 (5.1/15). THE BIG BANG THEORY beat “American Idol” in their common 8:00-8:30 PM half-hour by the largest margin of victory to date in viewers (+8.45m). THE BIG BANG THEORY posted the night’s top deliveries in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
At 8:30 PM, THE MILLERS was second in viewers (11.79m), adults 25-54 (3.9/10) and adults 18-49 (2.8/08).
At 9:00 PM, THE CRAZY ONES was first in viewers (8.27m), adults 25-54 (2.8/07) and adults 18-49 (1.9/05).
TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in viewers (8.55m), adults 25-54 (2.9/07) and adults 18-49 (1.9/05).
For the night, CBS was first in households (7.0/11), viewers (11.30m), adults 25-54 (3.7/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/07).
Updates Thursday ratings will be available later today.