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11.17.2011

SURVIVOR, CRIMINAL MINDS AND CSI POST WEEK-TO-WEEK GROWTH IN VIEWERS AND A18-49; CBS WINS NIGHT IN VIEWERS

 

               SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC, CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI all notched week-to-week growth in viewers and adults 18-49 leading CBS to a nightly win in viewers, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 16.

           SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC was first in households (6.9/11), viewers (11.52m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and second in adults 18-49 (3.3/09).  Compared to last week, SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC was up +6% in households (from 6.5/10), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 4.3/11), +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.2/09) and added +720,000 viewers (from 10.80m, +7%). 

CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (7.9/12) and viewers (12.54m) while averaging 4.6/10 in adults 25-54 and 3.7/09 in adults 18-49.  Compared to last week, CRIMINAL MINDS was up +11% in households (from 7.1/11), +7% in adults 25-54 (from 4.3/10), +9% in adults 18-49 (from 3.4/09) and added +1.18m viewers (from 11.36m, +10%). 

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was first in households (6.7/11), viewers (10.51m), adults 25-54 (3.4/08) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.6/07, with ABC).  Compared to last week, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was up +3% in households (from 6.5/11), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.5/07), even in adults 25-54 and added +350,000 viewers (from 10.16m, +3%). 

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.2/11), viewers (11.52m), second in adults 25-54 (4.2/10) and averaged 3.2/08 in adults 18-49. 

Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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