Jan 05 2017

CBS’ ENTERTAINMENT SERIES DELIVERING MORE VIEWERS THAN 16 YEARS AGO

           CBS’s prime time entertainment series are averaging more viewers across multiple platforms this season than during the comparable period 16 years ago, when only live viewing was measured.

            Through the first six weeks of the 2016-2017 season, CBS’ prime time entertainment series are averaging a live + 35 day audience of 12.62 million viewers, compared to 12.61m in the 2000-2001 season. The live +35 day multi-platform average includes viewing on TV, DVR, VOD and streaming.

THE BIG BANG THEORY (22.23m) and NCIS (20.51m) are both averaging more than 20 million viewers, with freshman drama BULL close behind with 19.39m.

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