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11.18.2015

CBS DOMINATES THE 10 MILLION VIEWER CLUB

Network Has 15 Programs Topping 10 Million Viewers, 
More Than All the Other Networks Combined

CBS’s 10+ Million Viewer Club Spans Six Different Nights in All Genres,
Ranging From Freshman Shows to Established Hits

CBS has 15 programs that each average more than 10 million viewers, more than all the other networks combined, showcasing the Network’s deep roster of hit shows that span all nights and genres, according to Nielsen season-to-date most current ratings.

CBS’s 15 programs (excluding football) equate to 14 hours of its weekly programming, or 64% of the Network’s schedule. By comparison, NBC has five shows (excluding football) equaling six hours (28%), ABC with five shows reflecting five and a half hours (25%) and FOX with one program (7%).

The Network’s programs with 10+ million viewers span all genres – drama, comedy, reality and news – spread throughout the schedule: Monday (SUPERGIRL, SCORPION and NCIS: LOS ANGELES), Tuesday (NCIS, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS and LIMITLESS), Wednesday (SURVIVOR and CRIMINAL MINDS), Thursday (THE BIG BANG THEORY, LIFE IN PIECES), Friday (HAWAII FIVE-0 and BLUE BLOODS) and Sunday (60 MINUTES, MADAM SECRETARY and THE GOOD WIFE).  

 

Members of the 10 Million Viewer Club (Excluding Thursday and Sunday Night Football)

 

Program                               Network     Viewers (in millions)

 

NCIS                                    CBS         19.96

THE BIG BANG THEORY      CBS         19.56

Empire                                  FOX         16.75

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS          CBS          15.45

60 MINUTES                         CBS         14.39

The Voice                              NBC         13.84

BLUE BLOODS                      CBS         13.46

Dancing with the Stars            ABC         13.19

Blindspot                               NBC         12.83

SCORPION                           CBS         12.80

The Voice-Tues                     NBC         12.57

MADAM SECRETARY           CBS         12.09

Scandal                                ABC         11.53

CRIMINAL MINDS                 CBS         11.42

Modern Family                       ABC         11.42

SUPERGIRL                          CBS        11.29

LIMITLESS                            CBS        11.28

HAWAII FIVE-0                      CBS        11.03

Grey’s Anatomy                      ABC       11.01

SURVIVOR                            CBS       10.83

NCIS: LOS ANGELES            CBS       10.71

Blacklist                                 NBC       10.55

THE GOOD WIFE                   CBS      10.23

How to Get Away with Murder   ABC      10.17

LIFE IN PIECES                     CBS      10.09

Chicago Fire                           NBC      10.04

 

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Press Contacts:

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

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

Press:

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