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CBS WINS 10TH STRAIGHT WEEK IN VIEWERS

 

Network is Also First in Adults 18-49 Over the 10 Weeks Since the Academy Awards

 

For the Week, CBS Has 14 of the Top 20 Programs in Viewers, More Than Double

All the Other Networks Combined

 

CBS Has More Top 20 Programs in Adults 18-49 Than Any Other Network

 

“NCIS” Is Top Show of the Week in Viewers,
While “The Big Bang Theory” is First in  Adults 18-49

 

            CBS won its 10th consecutive week in viewers (every week since the Academy Awards) and nine out of the last 10 weeks in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending May 11, Week 33 of the 2013-2014 television season.

 

In the 10-week period since the Academy Awards (March 3-May 11), CBS is the #1 network in viewers (10.15m), adults 18-49 (2.2/07) and adult 25-54 (3.0/08).

 

During the most recent week, CBS had 14 of the top 20 programs, more than double all the other networks combined, led by #1 NCIS, #2 THE BIG BANG THEORY and #3 NCIS: LOS ANGELES.

 

Among adults 18-49, CBS had four of the top 10 and nine of the top 20 shows, more than any other network, with THE BIG BANG THEORY the week’s #1 program in the demo. SURVIVOR, CRIMINAL MINDS, and NCIS were all top 10 broadcasts in adults 18-49, with NCIS: LOS ANGELES, TWO AND A HALF MEN, 2 BROKE GIRLS, THE MILLERS and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION finishing in the top 20.

 

CBS Broadcasts In Top 20:

 

#1    –  NCIS  (15.9 Million)

#2    –  THE BIG BANG THEORY  (14.4 Million)

#3    –  NCIS:  LOS ANGELES  (14.1 Million)             

#5    –  BLUE BLOODS  (11.8 Million)

#8    –  CRIMINAL MINDS  (10.52 Million)

#9    –  PERSON OF INTEREST  (10.50 Million)

#11  –  CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION  (10.0 Million)

#12  –  SURVIVOR  (9.9 Million)

#13  –  HAWAII FIVE-0  (9.2 Million)

#15  –  THE MILLERS  (9.0 Million)                             

#16  –  THE GOOD WIFE  (8.7 Million)                                    

#17  –  THE MENTALIST  (8.6 Million)                                    

#19  –  60 MINUTES  (8.5 Million)                                    

#20  –  TWO AND A HALF MEN  (8.4 Million)                                    

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

NCIS

  • NCIS was first in viewers (15.88m) and was second in adults 25-54 (3.4/10) and adults 18-49 (2.3/08, -0.2 behind NBC).  NCIS matched its closest competitive position against “The Voice” in adults 18-49.

 

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

  • NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in viewers (14.11m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/06).  NCIS: LOS ANGELES beat second-place NBC by +78% in adults 25-54 (vs. 1.8/05), +69% in adults 18-49 (vs. 1.3/04- tied with FOX) and by +8.55m viewers (vs. 5.56m, +154%).

 

SURVIVOR

  • SURVIVOR was first in viewers (9.91m), adults 25-54 (3.3/10) and adults 18-49 (2.4/09).  SURVIVOR was up +6% in adults 25-54 (from 3.1/09), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.3/07) and added +210,000 viewers (from 9.70m, +2%) compared to last week.  SURVIVOR topped “American Idol Wednesday” in their common hour for the seventh straight week in viewers and the ninth consecutive week in key demos.

 

THE BIG BANG THEORY

  • THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (14.42m), adults 25-54 (5.1/16) and adults 18-49 (3.8/13).  THE BIG BANG THEORY is the night’s top broadcast in these measures.

 

BLUE BLOODS

  • BLUE BLOODS was first in viewers (11.78m), adults 25-54 (2.2/06), second in adults 18-49 (1.4/05).  Compared to last year’s season finale (on May 10, 2013), BLUE BLOODS was up +16% in adults 25-54 (from 1.9/05), +17% in adults 18-49 (from 1.2/04) and added +1.48m viewers (from 10.30m, +14%).  This mark’s the largest audience for a BLUE BLOODS finale since its first season.

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #33:

 

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 22 hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 16 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

Week #33 of 2013-2014 Season (ending: 5/11/14)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                8,353

NBC                5,330

ABC                6,309

FOX                4,703

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.2       6

NBC                1.8       5

ABC                2.1       6

FOX                1.7       5

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.5       5

NBC                1.4       4

ABC                1.7       5

FOX                1.4       5

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/23/13-5/11/14)

2013-2014

VIEWERS

(000)

CBS                10,746

NBC                9,352

ABC                7,554

FOX                7,417

 

A25-54

Rtg      Sh

CBS                3.2       8

NBC                3.4       9

ABC                2.6       7

FOX                2.9       7

A18-49

Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.4       7

NBC                2.8       8

ABC                2.1       6

FOX                2.5       7

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