update press release from CBS based on final national Nielsen numbers:
CBS WINS THURSDAY IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54
“Survivor: Samoa” Delivers Its Largest Audience
“CSI” First in Viewers
“The Mentalist” Wins in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS placed first on Thursday in viewers and adults 25-54 as SURVIVOR: SAMOA delivered its largest audience, CSI placed first in viewers and THE MENTALIST placed first in viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Oct. 8.
SURVIVOR: SAMOA was first in households (7.0/11), viewers (11.69m), adults 25-54 (4.5/12) and adults 18-49 (3.4/10) for the second consecutive week. This is SURVIVOR: SAMOA’s largest audience this season.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was first in households (9.3/14), viewers (14.90m), second in adults 25-54 (4.8/11) and averaged a 3.5/09 in adults 18-49.
THE MENTALIST was first in households (9.4/16), viewers (14.70m), adults 25-54 (4.6/12) and second in adults 18-49 (3.3/09). THE MENTALIST beat NBC and ABC combined in viewers (vs. 14.34m, +3%).
For the night, CBS was first in households (8.5/14), viewers (13.77m), adults 25-54 (4.6/12) and second in adults 18-49 (3.4/09).