via press release:
TIME PERIOD-WINNING SEASON FINALE OF “CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION” POSTS WEEK-TO-WEEK GROWTH IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS
“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” Significantly Improves Last Season’s Time Period Performance in All Key Ratings Measures
The Penultimate Episode of “Survivor: One World” Heads into Sunday’s Two-Hour Finale with Gains in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
The season finale of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION won its time period in viewers and key demographics with week-to-week growth in both measures while the penultimate episode of SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD also posted gains, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, May 9.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION season finale was first in households (6.7/11), viewers (10.60m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07). Compared to last week, CSI was up +6% in households (from 6.3/10), +7% in adults 25-54 (from 3.0/08), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.3/06) and added +850,000 viewers (from 9.75m, +9%).
CSI improved from its time period one year ago by +9% in viewers, +23% in adults 18-49 and +17% in adults 25-54.
SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD was second in households (5.9/10), viewers (9.72m), adults 25-54 (3.8/10) and adults 18-49 (2.7/08) at 8:00 PM. Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was up +4% in both households (from 5.7/10) and adults 18-49 (from 2.6/08), +6% in adults 25-54 (from 3.6/10) and added +290,000 viewers (from 9.43m, +3%).
The special two-hour season finale of SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD airs Sunday (8:00-10:00 PM).
For the night, CBS was second in households (6.7/11), viewers (10.60m), adults 25-54 (3.5/09) and adults 18-49 (2.7/07).
Updated Wednesday ratings will be available later.