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11.16.2021

CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF NOV. 8

  • 60 MINUTES delivered its largest audience since Jan. 10. The CBS newsmagazine attracted 12.55 million viewers to finish at #3, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Nov. 14. The broadcast also made the top 10 in key demos, finishing at #3 in adults 18+ (4.9/16) and at #7 in adults 25-54 (2.4/11) – delivering its best in those metrics since Jan. 10. Compared to the same night last year, 60 MINUTES was up +9 percent in adults 25-54, +1 percent in viewers, and even in adults 18+. (Press Release) (Watch 60 MINUTES)

  • CBS SUNDAY MORNING, anchored by Jane Pauley, marked its 590th consecutive week as America’s #1 Sunday morning news program, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 14. The broadcast delivered 5.1 million viewers with 766,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic. CBS SUNDAY MORNING holds 50% of the three-network morning audience. (Watch CBS SUNDAY MORNING)

  • CBS MORNINGS posted 2.6 million viewers, 556,000 of them in the adult 25-54 demo, and 326,000 among women 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Nov 12. These were CBS MORNINGS’ highest weekly numbers in total viewers since August 2021 and adults since May 2021. CBS MORNINGS was up +7% in viewers week-to-week, while ABC was up only +5%. The broadcast was also up +9% in adults 25-54 over the previous week, more percentagewise than either competitor. The new morning program hosted by Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil and Nate Burleson launched on Sept 7. In the 10 weeks since launch, CBS MORNINGS is up +6% in adults and +7% in women compared to the previous 10-week period, which is better than the competition, NBC (+3% in adults and +2% in women) and ABC (+2% in adults and -1% in women). Compared to last season, CBS MORNINGS has cut into NBC’s lead in the demo by 7% and ABC’s by 13%. CBS MORNINGS is delivering the tightest gaps in adults and women 25-54 for the season with NBC and ABC ever (since at least 1991). (Watch CBS MORNINGS)

  • FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show on Nov. 14, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION delivered 2.8 million viewers and 444,000 in adults 25-54. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers and is leading NBC for the first time in six years in women 25-54 (+9k). (Press Release) (Watch FACE THE NATION)

  • The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL saw +2% in total viewer growth week-to-week and delivered 5.154 million viewers and 876,000 in adults 25-54 for the week ending Nov. 12. This season, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL is delivering the tightest demo gap with NBC in 15 years (since 2006) and with ABC since 2018. Compared to last year, the CBS EVENING NEWS is closing the demo gap with NBC by 36% and with ABC by 27%. In viewers, CBS’ flagship evening newscast has closed the gap by 17% against NBC and 15% with ABC. (Watch the CBS EVENING NEWS)

  • 48 HOURS delivered its largest audience since Sept. 25 and was Saturday’s #1 non-sports primetime broadcast with viewers. 48 HOURS delivered 3.22 million viewers with 767,000 of them in the 25-54 demographic, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 13. The broadcast added +530,000 viewers from the previous week (from 2.69m, +19%). (Watch 48 HOURS)

  • CBS SATURDAY MORNING delivered 1.87 million total viewers with 341,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 13. Through eight weeks this season, CBS SATURDAY MORNING has closed the gaps with ABC in total viewers by 29% and by 15% with NBC. In the adults 25-54 demo CBS SATURDAY MORNING has closed the gap with ABC by 19%. (Watch CBS SATURDAY MORNING)

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