“CRIMINAL MINDS” DELIVERS ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE AND HIGHEST ADULTS 18-49 RATINGS SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE
CRIMINAL MINDS delivered its largest audience and highest adults 18-49 rating since its season premiere, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE attracted its largest audience in a year and all of CBS’s series scored huge increases over their last first-run episode, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Dec. 9.
CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (8.9/14), viewers (14.43m), adults 25-54 (5.1/12) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10). Compared to its last first-run episode (Nov. 25), CRIMINAL MINDS was up +9% in households (from 8.2/14), +21% in adults 25-54 (from 4.2/11), +22% in adults 18-49 (from 3.2/09) and added +820,000 viewers (from 13.61m, +6%). These were CRIMINAL MINDS’s best deliveries in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Sept. 23, 2009 (the season premiere). CRIMINAL MINDS was the night’s #1 program in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
For the night, CBS was first in households (7.3/12), viewers (11.55m), adults 25-54 (4.0/10) and adults 18-49 (3.1/08). CBS was first on Wednesday for the ninth time in 12 weeks in households, viewers and adults 25-54, first in adults 18-49 for the eighth time in 12 weeks.
CBS Wins Wednesday in All Key Rating Categories
(source: data and information provided by CBS)