The November sweep isn’t quite over, but CBS is already claiming victory. The Eye net crows that it has clinched the win in viewers and Adults 25-54 – and, heading into the home stretch, is tied with ABC in 18-49.
“With three nights remaining, CBS is projected to win the November 2008 sweep in viewers and adults 25-54 and is currently in a dead heat for first in adults 18-49, according to updated Nielsen live plus same day ratings, fast national ratings through Sunday, Nov. 23. and CBS projections for the final three days. The November sweep concludes Wednesday night,” the network crowed.
With Nielsen data from October 30 through November 26th, CBS said its average audience was 11.79 million people in prime time (Live + Same Day), with ABC at 7.03 million, NBC 7.80 million and Fox 7.03 million.
In Adults 18-49, CBS and ABC were tied at a 3.1 rating, with NBC at 2.9 and Fox 2.7. For Adults 25-54 CBS said it was at 4.0, with ABC at 3.8, NBC 3.3 and Fox 3.0.