It was thought NBC’s airing of the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics would dethrone CBS in total viewers, but CBS execs would not be denied their tenth consecutive win! In the final weeks of last season, CBS pulled out the win in total viewers. Big Bang Theory finished the year as the most watched […]
CBS did it again! They ended the year as America’s most watched network (14 times in last 15 years) in total viewers. Big Bang Theory was the top comedy of the year, which tied with Fox’s Empire for top scripted program in Live+SD ratings. The network has 8 of the top 10 broadcast dramas, […]
CBS is once again America’s most-watched network. They finished last season tops in their core demo (Adults 25-54) for the ninth time in 13 years! Thanks in part to the Super Bowl, they won the A18-49 demo for just the second time in over 20 years (without the big game, they would have tied NBC). In addition, they won in total viewers for an eigth straight year.
CBS has finished number one in total viewers for 12 of the last 13 seasons. In a recent teleconference, CBS CEO Les Moonves touted the strength that CBS’s returning favorites, new programs, and their airing of the Super Bowl will bring to the network this season.
By CBS standards, the network did not have a great season last year. Hostages never really found an audience and The Crazy Ones had disappointing ratings. Of the five new programs introduced last year, only two are returning (The Millers, Mom). This year, the network should grab huge ratings with Thursday Night Football; they will simulcast the first eight games with […]