Tuesday, April 22, 2008
CRIMINAL MINDS IS BACK IN THE NIELSEN TOP TEN!
Criminal Minds: "Elephant's Memory" written by Andrew Wilder and starring Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, Paget Brewster and A.J. Cook scored well with the Nielsen viewers and the show is back in the top 10! Ed Bernero is too great for words! Oh....I found some: TOP TEN!!!
CBS Press Release (only the parts talking about Criminal Minds):
CBS's Has Three of the Top Five and Seven of the Top 10 Scripted Programs
"Criminal Minds" and "CSI: NY" Post Best Adult 18-49 Ratings Since Their First-Run Return
The return of CBS's first-run scripted series continued to dominate as the Network posted three of the Top Five and seven of the Top 10 scripted series, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending April 20, week 30 of the 2008-2009 television season.
NCIS, TWO AND A HALF MEN, CSI: NY, CRIMINAL MINDS, CSI: MIAMI, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) and RULES OF ENGAGEMENT comprised seven of the top 10 scripted programs.
For the week in viewers: CBS (8.54m), FOX (8.75m), ABC (7.91m) and NBC (7.33m). Season-to-date, CBS is second in viewers (10.46m), behind FOX (11.30m) and ahead of ABC (9.14m) and NBC (8.33m).
For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in adults 25-54 (3.0/08) and averaged a 2.3/07 in adults 18-49. Season-to-date, CBS is second in adults 25-54 (3.8/09) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.0/08, with ABC).
For the week in households: CBS (5.6/09), FOX (5.3/09) ABC (5.2/09) and NBC (4.8/08, +17%). Season-to-date, CBS is tied for first (6.7/11, with FOX) and +14% ahead of ABC (5.9/10) and +26% ahead of NBC (5.3/09).
CRIMINAL MINDS was second in households (8.2/13), viewers (12.98m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09) - all behind "American Idol". This is CRIMINAL MINDS's best delivery in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since returning with first run episodes. Compared to last week, CRIMINAL MINDS was up +5% in adults 25-54 (from 4.4/10) and +6% in adults 18-49 (3.3/08).
CBS top programs of the week: #6 NCIS (an average of 15.13m viewers), #7 TWO AND A HALF MEN (13.94m), #8 CSI: NY (13.43m), #10 CRIMINAL MINDS (12.98m), #11 SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA (12.01m), #13 60 MINUTES (10.75m), #15 CSI: MIAMI (R) (10.63m), #17 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (10.48m), #18 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (P) (10.40m) and #27 WITHOUT A TRACE (R) (9.24m).
courtesy of cbs