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02.17.2021

CBS WINS VALENTINE’S WEEK

NCIS,” “60 MINUTES” and “THE EQUALIZER” were WEEK’S TOP BROADCASTS, FOLLOWED BY “FBI” AND “YOUNG SHELDON”

CLARICE” OPENS SOLIDLY

NETWORK HAS TOP DRAMAS, TOP COMEDY AND TOP PRIMETIME NEWS PROGRAM

Ratings Highlights for the week ending FEB. 14

According to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 14 (week 21 of the 2020-2021 broadcast season), CBS finished first with 5.22 million viewers and NCIS (#1 program), 60 MINUTES (#1 primetime news program), THE EQUALIZER, FBI and YOUNG SHELDON (#1 comedy) were the week’s top broadcasts.

On Monday, THE NEIGHBORHOOD was even in both adults 25-54 (1.5) and adults 18-49 (1.0) from the last first run episode, matching season-best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 ratings. At 8:30 PM, BOB ABISHOLA posted a season-best 1.3 in adults 25-54. BULL was first in viewers (5.22m), adults 25-54 (0.8) and adults 18-49 (0.5).

On Tuesday, CBS was first in viewers (7.70m), adults 25-54 (1.3) and adults 18-49 (0.8). NCIS was first in viewers (9.74m), adults 25-54 (1.6) and adults 18-49 (0.9). NCIS was the week’s #1 program in viewers and Tuesday’s #1 in adults 25-54 with a season best adults 25-54 rating. FBI was first in viewers (7.72m). FBI was the night’s #2 program in viewers behind NCIS. At 10:00 PM, FBI: MOST WANTED was first in viewers (5.64m), adults 25-54 (1.1) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (0.6).

On Wednesday, the TOUGH AS NAILS season two premiere attracted 3.49 million viewers,

On Thursday, CBS was first in viewers (5.06m), adults 25-54 (1.1) and adults 18-49 (0.7) while delivering its largest Thursday audience of the season. YOUNG SHELDON at 8:00 PM was first in viewers (7.59m), adults 25-54 (1.4/07) and adults 18-49 (0.9/06). YOUNG SHELDON posted season best viewers and adults 18-49 deliveries. B-POSITIVE at 8:30 PM reached 5.17 million viewers, the show’s largest audience since Dec. 3, 2020. At 9:00 PM, MOM was first in viewers (5.45m), adults 25-54 (1.2) and adults 18-49 (0.7). MOM posted a season best viewers delivery. THE UNICORN at 9:30 PM was tied for first in both adults 25-54 (0.9) and adults 18-49 (0.6, season best), while reaching 4.05 million viewers, the show’s largest audience since its Nov. 12, 2020 season two premiere. At 10:00 PM, the series premiere of CLARICE was first in viewers (4.00m), adults 25-54 (0.9) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (0.5).

On Friday, CBS was first in viewers (5.67m). The Network’s first-run dramas have won the night in viewers every Friday this season (eight consecutive wins). MACGYVER was first in viewers (4.73m), MAGNUM P.I. was first with 5.76 million viewers, and BLUE BLOODS was the night’s #1 show with 6.52 million viewers.

CBS took Saturday behind encores of FBI: MOST WANTED, CLARICE and an original 48 HOURS.

CBS won its fourth consecutive Sunday in viewers (7.20m). 60 MINUTES (7:00-8:00 pm) was first in viewers (9.44m), while the time period premiere of THE EQUALIZER (8:00-9:00PM) was also first, reaching 8.21 million viewers and was Sunday’s #1 scripted program. At 9:00 PM, the NCIS: LOS ANGELES time period premiere was second in viewers (6.15m), while the 10:00 PM NCIS: NEW ORLEANS time period premiere was first in viewers (5.00m).

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

Week #21 of 2020-2021 Season (ending: 2/14/21)

VIEWERS

 

 

 

(000)

 

CBS

5.22m

 

NBC

3.20m

 

ABC

3.83m

 

FOX

2.98m

 

 

A25-54

 

 

 

Rtg

Sh

CBS

0.9

5

NBC

0.7

3

ABC

0.9

5

FOX

0.9

4

 

 

A18-49

 

 

 

Rtg

Sh

CBS

0.6

4

NBC

0.5

3

ABC

0.7

5

FOX

0.6

4

SEASON TO DATE (MOST CURRENT):

VIEWERS

 

 

(000)

CBS

6.30m

NBC

5.75m

ABC

4.75m

FOX

4.93m

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Press Contact:

Scott Grogin

818-203-9849

scott.grogin@cbs.com