Thursday, September 24, 2009


Criminal Minds: Wow what a morning for Criminal Minds fans anxious to see last nights ratings. The initial reports were being updated every few hours but this is just in on the CBS Press Site!

CBS placed first in viewers and adults 18-49 (tie) on the first Wednesday of the new season led by the season premieres of CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI: NY and year-to-year gains for the 8:00-9:00 PM comedy block, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sept. 23.

At 9PM, CRIMINAL MINDS (P) was first in households (9.4/15), viewers (15.42m), adults 25-54 (5.4/13) and second in adults 18-49 (4.2/11, -0.1 behind ABC). This is the best delivery of CRIMINAL MINDS in both households and adults 25-54 since Dec.17, 2008, in both viewers and adults 18-49 since Nov. 19, 2008. CRIMINAL MINDS is the night's #1 program in viewers and adults 25-54. -CBS