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CBS SWEEPS THE WEEK IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

“Under the Dome” and “Extant” Are the Summer’s Top Two Programs with 3-Day Playback Lift CBS further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

Network Has 11 of the Top 20 Broadcasts of the Week, Led by #1 “NCIS” 

“Kevin Can Wait” Was the Week’s #1 Comedy

CBS swept the week in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 with 11 of the top 20 broadcasts, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending March 19.

NCIS was the #1 program/drama for the second straight week, KEVIN CAN WAIT was the #1 comedy and 60 MINUTES was the #1 news program.  SURVIVOR won its time period in viewers (7.87m), adults 18-49 (1.7) and adults 25-54 (2.4) for the second consecutive week since its premiere.

CBS Broadcasts In Top 20 (Live+SD):

#1    –  NCIS  (14.16m)

#5    –  60 MINUTES  (10.85m)

#6    –  NCIS:  NEW ORLEANS  (10.43m)

#8    –  NCIS:  LOS ANGELES  (9.10m)

#11  –  SURVIVOR  (7.87m)

#14  –  MADAM SECRETARY  (7.62m)

#15  –  CRIMINAL MINDS  (7.50m)

#17  –  KEVIN CAN WAIT  (6.79m)

#18  –  SCORPION  (6.61m)

#19  –  CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-4-S  (6.51m)

#20  –  MAN WITH A PLAN (6.34m)

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #26

CBS – 22-hours

NBC – 22-hours

ABC – 22-hours

FOX – 15-hours, 10-minutes

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

Week #26 of 2016-2017 Season (ending: 3/19/17)

                        2016-2017

VIEWERS

                        (000)

CBS                7,195

NBC                6,390

ABC                4,620

FOX                2,573

A25-54

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.9       6

NBC                1.8       6

ABC                1.5       5

FOX                0.9       3

A18-49

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.4       5

NBC                1.3       5

ABC                1.2       4

FOX                0.7       3

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

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

                        2016-2017

VIEWERS

                        (000)

CBS                9,878

NBC                8,631

ABC                6,357

FOX                6,629

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       7

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.Today, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International plus freelanced for others. Valerie donates and works closely with the Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), GLSEN, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal and the Desert Aids Project. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her fave getaway Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and the Old Las Palmas area community member. For years Valerie was a board member and one of the chief organizers for the Television Critics Association’s press tours. The tours take place twice a year in Beverly Hills/Pasadena.