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10.14.2010

"THE DEFENDERS" WINS AT 10:00 PM IN ADULTS 18-49 FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON, UP +14% FROM LAST WEEK

"Survivor: Nicaragua" Wins Its Time Period in All Key Measures for the Fifth Straight Week

 

 "Criminal Minds" Is the Night's #1 Program in Viewers

  

CBS Wins Wednesday for the Fourth Consecutive Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

  

CBS won Wednesday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the fourth consecutive week as freshman drama THE DEFENDERS swept its time period with across-the-board increases from a week ago, SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA won its time period in all key measures and CRIMINAL MINDS was again the night's #1 program in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Oct. 13.

 

THE DEFENDERS was first in households (6.3/11), viewers (9.90m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07).  Compared to last week, THE DEFENDERS was up +5% in households (from 6.0/11), +13% in adults 25-54 (from 3.0/08), +14% in adults 18-49 (from 2.2/06) and added +520,000 viewers (from 9.38m, +6%).  This marks the first time this season THE DEFENDERS won its time period in adults 18-49.

 

Earlier in the night, SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA was first in households (6.9/11), viewers (12.32m), adults 25-54 (4.8/13) and adults 18-49 (3.8/11).  Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was even in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and added +270,000 viewers (from 12.05m, +2%).  CBS swept this time slot for the fifth consecutive week.

 

At 9:00 PM, CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (8.7/14), viewers (14.00m) and adults 25-54 (4.7/11); it was second in adults 18-49 (3.5/10).  CRIMINAL MINDS was the night's #1 program in households and viewers. 

 

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.3/12), viewers (12.07m), adults 25-54 (4.3/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).  CBS was first in these measures for the fourth consecutive Wednesday this season.

 

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Press Contacts:            

Ed Harrison            818-655-1584       ed.harrison@cbs.com

Jeremy Murphy      212-975-4577       jeremy.murphy@cbs.com

Press:

Ed Harrison
818-655-1584
ed.harrison@cbs.com

Jeremy Murphy
212-975-4577
jeremy.murphy@cbs.com