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12.30.2016

CBS HEADS INTO SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH THE #1 SERIES ON TELEVISION, “THE BIG BANG THEORY,” AND MORE TOP 25 SHOWS THAN ANY OTHER NETWORK

CBS will ring in the new year and the second half of the 2016-2017 season with the most watched show on television, THE BIG BANG THEORY, and more Top 25 shows than any other network. CBS has six of the Top 10 programs and 12 of the Top 25, through 12/25/16.

Top 25 Most Watched Prime Time Series for 2016-2017 Season (9/19/16-12/25/16):

Rank

Program

Network

(000)

# of TC

1

THE BIG BANG THEORY

CBS

19,475

11

2

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

NBC

19,439

14

3

NCIS

CBS

18,341

10

4

NBC+NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL

NBC

17,071

5

5

BULL

CBS

16,269

9

6

SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK

NBC

14,776

14

7

THIS IS US

NBC

14,627

10

8

CBS+NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL

CBS

14,594

4

9

BLUE BLOODS

CBS

14,213

10

10

60 MINUTES

CBS

14,178

13

11

THE OT

FOX

13,954

6

12

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS

CBS

13,118

9

13

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

CBS

13,019

10

14

DESIGNATED SURVIVOR

ABC

12,840

10

15

VOICE

NBC

12,566

13

16

DANCING WITH THE STARS

ABC

12,491

10

17

VOICE-TUE

NBC

12,197

12

18

HAWAII FIVE-0

CBS

12,186

11

19

EMPIRE

FOX

12,110

9

20

GREY’S ANATOMY

ABC

11,566

9

21

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

11,363

8

22

MADAM SECRETARY

CBS

11,331

10

23

CHICAGO FIRE

NBC

10,995

8

24

FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3

NBC

10,774

14

25

NCIS-ENC (R)

CBS

10,754

2

Source: Nielsen Most Current (9/19/16 -12/25/16)

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Press Contact:

Diane Ekeblad          818-655-1585        diane.ekeblad@cbs.com

Press:

Diane Ekeblad
818-655-1585
diane.ekeblad@cbs.com