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CBS WINS THE WEEK IN VIEWERS WITH 8 OF THE TOP 9 BROADCAST DRAMAS

CBS Wins the Week in Viewers with 8 of the Top 9 Broadcast Dramas

 “NCIS” and “The Big Bang Theory” Are the Week’s Top Two Programs

The Two-Hour Spring Premiere of “Survivor” is Wednesday’s #1 Program in Viewers

            CBS won the week in viewers dominating the week’s broadcast dramas with 8 of the top 9, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending March 12

The Network’s top dramas for the week were NCIS (#1) with BULL, BLUE BLOODS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, MADAM SECRETARY and MACGYVER finishing third through ninth among broadcast dramas.

            Overall, CBS had 14 of the top 20 broadcast network programs including #1 NCIS and #2 THE BIG BANG THEORY. The two-hour spring premiere of SURVIVOR ranked as Wednesday’s #1 program in viewers, and won its time period in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

CBS Broadcasts in the Top 20 (Live+SD):

#1    –  NCIS  (14.17m)

#2    –  THE BIG BANG THEORY  (13.08m)

#6    –  BULL  (10.38m)

#8    –  60 MINUTES  (9.97m)

#9    –  BLUE BLOODS  (9.36m)

#10  –  NCIS:  LOS ANGELES  (9.26m)

#11  –  HAWAII FIVE-0  (9.20m)

#12  –  NCIS:  NEW ORLEANS  (9.06m)

#13  –  MADAM SECRETARY  (8.23m)

#14  –  MACGYVER  (7.73m)

#15  –  SURVIVOR Spring Premiere  (7.64m)

#16  –  MOM  (7.50m)

#17  –  THE BIG BANG THEORY-RS  (7.49m)

#20  –  THE GREAT INDOORS  (7.02m)

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #25

CBS –  22-hours

NBC – 22-hours

ABC – 22-hours

FOX – 14-hours

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

Week #25 of 2016-2017 Season (ending: 3/12/17)

                        2016-2017

VIEWERS

                        (000)

CBS                7,289

NBC                5,936

ABC                4,379

FOX                2,586

A25-54

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.6       5

NBC                1.7       5

ABC                1.4       5

FOX                0.9       3

A18-49

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.1       4

NBC                1.2       5

ABC                1.1       4

FOX                0.7       3

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/19/16-3/12/17)

                        2016-2017

VIEWERS

                        (000)

CBS                9,942

NBC                8,646

ABC                6,398

FOX                6,740

A25-54

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.6       8

NBC                2.9       9

ABC                2.1       6

FOX                2.5       7

A18-49

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.9       7

NBC                2.3       8

ABC                1.7       6

FOX                2.1       8

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