“SURVIVOR: SAMOA” POSTS SEASON-HIGH DELIVERIES
“CSI” Matches Season Best Adult 18-49 Rating
“The Mentalist” Delivers Largest Audience of Season and Matches Best Adult 18-49 Rating
CBS Dominates Thursday in all Ratings Measures
SURVIVOR: SAMOA delivered season highs in all key measures, CSI swept its time slot with viewer and demo gains and THE MENTALIST had its largest audience of the year according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Dec. 10.
But, AS THE END DRAWS NEAR, THE REMAINING SIX CASTAWAYS ARE UNSURE OF THEIR SAFETY IN THE GAME AND THEY BEGIN TO QUESTION THEIR ALLIANCES, ON “SURVIVOR: SAMOA” THURSDAY, DEC. 17
“Two Brains Are Better Than One” — A shocking betrayal leaves one nervous castaway on the chopping block and brings everyone’s strategy into question, on SURVIVOR: SAMOA, Thursday, Dec. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
(Editor’s Note: In Pittsburgh, NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football coverage of the Steelers at Browns, aired on the CBS affiliate, delivering a 36.4/49. CBS’s programming in Pittsburgh aired on the CW affiliate, delaying CW programming to late night. CBS’s ratings are tentative and subject to change.)
SURVIVOR: SAMOA won its time period in households (7.6/12), viewers (13.25m), adults 25-54 (5.1/13) and adults 18-49 (4.2/12). Compared to last week, SURVIVOR was up +1% in households (from 7.5/12), +6% in adults 25-54 (from 4.8/12), +8% in adults 18-49 (from 3.9/11) and added +430,000 viewers (from 12.82m, +3%). SURVIVOR: SAMOA posted season highs in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION won its time period in households (10.0/16), viewers (16.43m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10). Compared to its last first-run episode (on Nov. 19, 2009), CSI: was up +8% in households (from 9.3/15), +13% in adults 25-54 (from 4.6/11), +11% in adults 18-49 (from 3.5/09) and added +1.49m viewers (from 14.94m, +10%).
THE MENTALIST won its time period in households (10.3/18), viewers (16.37m), adults 25-54 (4.9/13) and adults 18-49 (3.6/10). THE MENTALIST delivered its largest audience of the season.
For the night, CBS was first in households (9.3/15), viewers (15.35m), adults 25-54 (5.0/13) and adults 18-49 (3.9/11). CBS was first in these measures for four consecutive Thursdays.
(source: data and information provided by CBS)