Week 41: CBS dramas w/ 'NCIS' finish among top 10

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CBS drama rebroadcasts were among the week’s top programs as NCIS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, THE MENTALIST and two encores of CSI all placed in the top 10, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 3.
                       
Additionally, THE BIG BANG THEORY, BLUE BLOODS, 60 MINUTES, CRIMINAL MINDS and TWO AND A HALF MEN all placed among the top 20 programs.


For the week in viewers: CBS (5.49m), NBC (5.75m), ABC (4.63m) and FOX (3.35m).  Summer-to-date: CBS (6.26m), NBC (6.202m), ABC (6.196m) and FOX (4.31m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS averaged 1.4/04 in adults 25-54 and 1.0/03 in adults 18-49.

For the week in households: CBS (3.6/07), NBC (3.5/06), ABC (2.9/05) and FOX (2.0/04).  Summer-to-date: CBS (4.1/07), ABC (3.8/07), NBC (3.7/07) and FOX (2.6/05). 

CBS Weekly Highlights:

NCIS (R) was second in households (5.5/09) and viewers (8.35m).

NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) was second in households (5.4/09) and viewers (8.10m).

THE GOOD WIFE (R) was second in households (3.3/06) and viewers (4.71m).

CRIMINAL MINDS (R) was second in households (4.1/07) and viewers (6.12m).

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (P) (R) was first in households (4.9/08) and  viewers (7.46m); it was second in both adults 25-54 (2.0/05) and adults 18-49 (1.4/04). 

THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) was first in households (4.3/08), viewers (6.73m) and adults 25-54 (2.4/08); it was second in adults 18-49 (1.6/06). 

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION THURSDAY 9PM SPECIAL (R) (S) (9:00-10:00PM) was first in households (4.5/08) and viewers (6.81m); it was second in adults 25-54 (1.8/05) and adults 18-49 (1.2/04).

THE MENTALIST (R) was first in households (5.0/09), viewers (7.78m) and adults 25-54 (2.0/06); it was second in adults 18-49 (1.3/04, -0.1 behind ABC).   

FLASHPOINT (R) was first in households (3.0/06) and viewers (4.60m); it was second in adults 25-54 (1.0/04) and adults 18-49 (0.7/03).  FLASHPOINT won its time slot in viewers for the eighth straight week. 

CSI: NY (R) was first in households (3.7/07) and viewers (5.60m); it was tied for second in adults 25-54 (1.2/04, with NBC).  CSI: NY was first for the 10th straight week in households and viewers. 

BLUE BLOODS (R) was first in households (4.1/08) and viewers (6.30m).

BLUE BLOODS SUNDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) was first in households (3.1/07) and viewers (4.90m). 

CSI: MIAMI (R) was first in viewers (4.16m), second in households (2.6/05, -0.1 behind ABC), adults 18-49 (0.7/03) and tied for second in adults 25-54 (1.0/03, with ABC). 

Top CBS programs of the week:  #5 NCIS (R) (an average of 8.35m viewers), #7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (8.10m), #8 THE MENTALIST (R) (7.78m), #9 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (P) (R) (7.46m), #10 CSI: THURSDAY 9PM SPECIAL (R) (S) (6.81m), #11 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (6.73m), #14T  BLUE BLOODS (R) (6.30m), #18 60 MINUTES (R) (6.14m), #19 CRIMINAL MINDS (R) (6.12m), #20 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (6.09m), #22 HAWAII FIVE-0 (R) (5.89m), #23 CSI: NY (R) (5.60m) and #24 MIKE & MOLLY (R) (5.59m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #41:

CBS – 22 hours
NBC – 22 hours
ABC – 22 hours
FOX – 15 hours

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME                                                                                    
Week #41 of 2010-11 Television Year (ending: 07/03/11)                                                                                           
                                                                                               
                        2010-11                                                          
HOUSEHOLDS                                                                                             
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 3.6       7                     
NBC                3.5       6                     
ABC                2.9       5                     
FOX                2.0       4                     
                                                                                               
VIEWERS                                                                                          
                        (000)                           
CBS                 5,486                          
NBC                5,753                          
ABC                4,630                          
FOX                3,353                          
                                                                                                                                               
A25-54                                                                                               
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 1.4       4                     
NBC                2.0       6                     
ABC                1.6       5                     
FOX                1.4       4                     
                                                                                               
A18-49                                                                                               
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 1.0       3                     
NBC                1.6       6                     
ABC                1.3       4                     
FOX                1.2       4                     
                                                                                                                                               
A18-34                                                                                               
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 0.5       2                     
NBC                1.2       5                     
ABC                1.0       4                     
FOX                1.1       5         
                                                                                               
NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME                                                                                    
SUMMER-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (05/30/11-07/03/11)                                                                                          
                        2010-11                                                          
HOUSEHOLDS                                 
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 4.1       7                     
NBC                3.7       7                     
ABC                3.8       7                     
FOX                2.6       5                     
                                                                                               
VIEWERS                                                                                          
                        (000)                           
CBS                 6,257                          
NBC                6,202                          
ABC                6,196                          
FOX                4,306                          
                                                                                                                                   
A25-54                                                                                               
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 1.7       5                     
NBC                2.3       6                     
ABC                2.4       7                     
FOX                1.8       5                     
                                                                                                                                   
A18-49                                                                                               
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 1.1       4                     
NBC                1.9       6                     
ABC                2.1       7                     
FOX                1.6       5                     
                                                                                                                                               
A18-34                                                                                               
                        Rtg       Sh                   
CBS                 0.6       2                     
NBC                1.5       5                     
ABC                1.8       7                     
FOX                1.5       6                     

(source: CBS)