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06.12.2012

CBS WINS SECOND STRAIGHT SUMMER WEEK IN VIEWERS

 

CBS Rebroadcasts Comprise Five of the Week's Top 10 Programs Paced by "NCIS"

"The Big Bang Theory" is Top Scripted Program in Adults 18-49

           CBS won its second consecutive summer week in viewers with five of top 10 programs, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending June 10.

A rebroadcast of NCIS was the week's top scripted series and #3 program overall, with THE BIG BANG THEORY (R), 60 MINUTES (R), NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) and PERSON OF INTEREST (R) all in the top 10.

THE BIG BANG THEORY was the week's top scripted program in adults 18-49.

            For the week in viewers:  CBS (5.81m), NBC (4.88m), ABC (4.58m) and FOX (3.95m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS averaged 1.5/04 in adults 25-54 and 1.1/03 in adults 18-49.  

            For the week in households:  CBS (3.9/07), NBC (3.1/05), ABC (3.0/05) and FOX (2.4/04).  

 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

 

HAWAII FIVE-0 (R) was first in households (3.8/06), viewers (5.56m), adults 25-54 (1.5/04) and adults 18-49 (1.2/03).  

NCIS (R) was second in households (5.7/10) and viewers (8.67m),  

NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) was first in households (5.0/08) and viewers (7.46m).

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) was first in households (4.4/07), viewers (6.57m), adults 25-54 (1.9/05) and adults 18-49 (1.4/04).  

THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was first in households (5.3/10), viewers (8.22m), adults 25-54 (3.2/10) and adults 18-49 (2.2/08).   

2 BROKE GIRLS THURSDAY (P) (R) was first in households (4.1/07), viewers (6.13m), adults 25-54 (2.4/07) and adults 18-49 (1.7/06).  

PERSON OF INTEREST (R) was first in households (4.5/08), viewers (6.99m), adults 25-54 (2.1/06) and second in adults 18-49 (1.5/04).

THE MENTALIST  (R) was first in households (4.4/08), viewers (6.61m), adults 25-54 (2.0/05) and adults 18-49 (1.5/04).  

UNDERCOVER BOSS (R) was first in households (3.0/06) and viewers (4.46m) and second in both adults 25-54 (1.2/04, -0.1 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (0.9/04, -0.1 behind ABC).

CSI: NY (R) was first in households (3.3/06) and viewers (4.86m).

BLUE BLOODS (R) was first in viewers (5.93m) and tied for first in households (4.0/07, with NBC).

48 HOURS MYSTERY (R) was first in households (3.4/06) and viewers (5.05m) and second in adults 25-54 (1.2/04) and adults 18-49 (0.8/03).  

60 MINUTES (R) was first in households (5.2/10), viewers (7.88m), adults 25-54 (1.7/05) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (1.1/04, with ABC).  

THE 66TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS (S) (8:00-11:07 PM) finished first in households (3.9/07) and viewers (6.01m).

CBS top programs of the week:  #3 NCIS (R) (an average of 8.67m viewers), #4 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (8.22m), #5 60 MINUTES (R) (8.10m), #6 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (7.46m), #7 PERSON OF INTEREST (R) (6.99m), #12 THE MENTALIST (R) (6.61m), #13 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (6.57m), #14 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (6.56m), #15 2 BROKE GIRLS THURSDAY (P) (R) (6.13m), #16 THE 66TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS (S) (6.01m), #17 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (5.99m), #18 BLUE BLOODS (R) (5.93m), #19 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (5.92m), #20 48 HOURS MYSTERY (R) (5.63m), #21 HAWAII FIVE-0 (R) (5.56m) and #29 DOGS IN THE CITY (R) (5.15m).

 

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #38

 

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 22 hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 15 1/4 hours

 

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME        

Week #38 of 2011-12 Television Season (ending: 06/10/12)    

       

 2011-12  

       

VIEWERS        

          (000)   

CBS  5,811   

NBC  4,879   

ABC  4,581   

FOX  3,946   

           

A25-54         

         Rtg Sh  

CBS  1.5   4  

NBC  1.7   5  

ABC  1.5   4  

FOX   1.7   5  

           

A18-49         

         Rtg Sh  

CBS  1.1   3  

NBC  1.3   4  

ABC  1.2   4  

FOX  1.5   5  

   

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

                                     David Pepose         212-975-1929      david.pepose@cbs.com

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

David Pepose
212-975-1929
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