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06.26.2012

48 HOURS MYSTERY: “LONG ISLAND SERIAL KILLER” WAS SATURDAY’S #1 PROGRAM IN HOUSEHOLDS, VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

            CBS News’ 48 HOURS MYSTERY was Saturday’s #1 program in households, viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for June 23.

In the 10:00 PM hour, 48 HOURS MYSTERY (R) was first in households (3.4/07), viewers (5.03m) and delivered (1.4/04) in adults 25-54.  Compared to the same night last year, 48 HOURS MYSTERY was up +13% in households, +17% in adults 25-54 and +11% in adults 18-49.     

The broadcast featured Erin Moriarty’s report of new information about the murder of Shannan Gilbert, an escort who went missing in May 2010. The search for Gilbert led police to the alleged Long Island Serial Killer’s graveyard on a secluded New York beach. Ten bodies were found and the killer is still out there.   

This broadcast is produced by Liza Finley, Gregory F. McLaughlin, Lincoln Farr and Taigi Smith.  Judy Tygard is the senior producer.  Al Briganti is the executive editor.  Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer.

Click here to watch this episode of 48 HOURS MYSTERY, and follow 48 HOURS MYSTERY on Facebook and Twitter for exclusive videos, photos and the latest breaking news from the 48 HOURS team. 

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Press Contact:  Richard Huff      212-975-3328   huffr@cbsnews.com

 

Press:

Richard Huff
212-975-3328
huffr@cbsnews.com