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01.11.2022

CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 3

 

  • 60 MINUTES finished the week in the top 10, drawing 9.90 million viewers with 2.021 million of them in the adults 25-54 demographic, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Jan. 9. 60 MINUTES was the week’s #6 primetime broadcast in both viewers and in adults 18+, #7 in adults 25-54. 60 MINUTES was Sunday night’s #1 non-sports program. 60 MINUTES has ranked as a top 10 broadcast 14 times in 15 airings this season. (Press Release) (Watch 60 MINUTES)

  • CBS SUNDAY MORNING, anchored by Jane Pauley, marked its 598th consecutive week as America’s #1 Sunday morning news program, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Jan. 9. The broadcast delivered 5.5 million viewers with 915,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic, the broadcast’s best delivery of the season in viewers and second best in adults 25-54. CBS SUNDAY MORNING holds 50% of the three-network morning audience. (Watch CBS SUNDAY MORNING)

  • FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show on Jan. 9, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.1 million viewers and 541,000 in adults 25-54 for the week. FACE THE NATION was #2 in women 25-54 (283,000), leading NBC by +18,000. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers for the second consecutive year (leading ABC by +300,000 viewers and NBC by +375,000 viewers season-to-date) and is leading NBC for the first time in seven years in the adults and women 25-54 demographic. (Press Release) (Watch FACE THE NATION)

  • CBS MORNINGS posted 2.4 million viewers, 515,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo, and 290,000 among women 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Jan 7. The new morning program hosted by Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil and Nate Burleson launched on Sept 7, 2021. In the 18 weeks since launch, CBS MORNINGS is up +5% in adults and +7% in women compared to the previous 18-week period, which is better than the competition, NBC (+2% in adults and women) and ABC (flat among adults and down -4% in women). Compared to last season, CBS MORNINGS has cut into NBC’s lead in the A25-54 demo by 12% and ABC’s by 13%. CBS MORNINGS is delivering the tightest gaps in adults and women 25-54 for a season ever (since at least 1991) vs. NBC and ABC. (Watch CBS MORNINGS)

  • The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL delivered 5.7 million viewers and 1.02 million adults 25-54 the week ending Jan. 7. The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL posted week-to-week gains in viewers (+10%). Among adults 25-54 (the demo most important to advertisers), CBS EVENING NEWS grew +14% week to week and +15% among women. This season, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL is delivering the tightest demo gap with NBC in 27 years (since 1994-1995) and with ABC since 2018-2019. Compared to last year, the CBS EVENING NEWS is closing the demo gap with NBC by 24% and with ABC by 17%. In viewers, CBS has closed the gap by 5% against NBC and 13% with ABC. (Press Release) (Watch the CBS EVENING NEWS)

  • 48 HOURS delivered 2.55 million viewers with 520,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Saturday, Jan. 8. (Watch 48 HOURS)

  • CBS SATURDAY MORNING delivered 1.9 million total viewers with 386,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo. Compared to the same week last year, CBS SATURDAY MORNING gained more viewers than the competition. Through 16 weeks this season, CBS SATURDAY MORNING is the only program growing viewers from last year (+2%) while NBC is flat and ABC is down -9%. CBS SATURDAY MORNING has closed the gaps with ABC in total viewers by 28% and by 6% with NBC. In the adults 25-54 demo CBS SATURDAY MORNING has closed the gap with ABC by 22%. (Watch CBS SATURDAY MORNING)

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