via press release:
CBS THURSDAY LINEUP POSTS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH FROM LAST FIRST RUN EPISODES
· MOM SOARS TO SERIES HIGHS IN VIEWERS, A18-49 AND A25-54
· THE BIG BANG THEORY TOPS THURSDAY IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS WITH ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE SEASON PREMIERE
· ELEMENTARY DELIVERS ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE OF THE SEASON AND MATCHES SEASON HIGH A18-49 RATING
At 8PM, THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (17.76m, up +15% from last first run episode on 12/11), A18-49 (4.5, up +15% from 3.9) and A25-54 (6.0). THE BIG BANG THEORY posted its best viewer delivery since the Monday, September 22, 2014 season premiere and best Thursday delivery since March 6, 2014 in viewers. since April 3, 2014 in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. THE BIG BANG THEORY posted its largest ratings in both demos since November 3rd.
At 8:30PM, MOM was first in viewers (12.29m, up +23% from its last first run episode on 12/18), A25-54 (3.9) and second in A18-49 (2.8, up +22% from 2.3 and just -0.1 behind American Idol). These are all series highs for MOM.
At 9PM, TWO AND A HALF MEN was second in viewers (10.03m, up +14% from last first run episode on 12.18), A18-49 (2.2, up +16% from 1.9) and A25-54 (3.2). This was TWO AND A HALF MEN’S largest audience since its season premiere.
At 9:30PM, THE MCCARTHYS was second in viewers (7.94m, up +14% from last first run episode on 12/18), A18-49 (1.7, up from 1.6) and A25-54 (2.6). THE MCCARTHYS matched its series high A18-49 rating.
At 10PM, ELEMENTARY was first in viewers (8.42m, up from 7.57m from last first run episode on 12/18), A18-49 (1.4, tie, up from 1.3) and A25-54 (2.2). ELEMENTARY delivered its largest audience of the season and matched its season high in A18-49.