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CBS SWEEPS THE WEEK IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

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Network Has 11 of the Top 20 Broadcasts of the Week, Led by #1 “NCIS” 

“Kevin Can Wait” Was the Week’s #1 Comedy

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CBS swept the week in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 with 11 of the top 20 broadcasts, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending March 19.

NCIS was the #1 program/drama for the second straight week, KEVIN CAN WAIT was the #1 comedy and 60 MINUTES was the #1 news program.  SURVIVOR won its time period in viewers (7.87m), adults 18-49 (1.7) and adults 25-54 (2.4) for the second consecutive week since its premiere.

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CBS Broadcasts In Top 20 (Live+SD):

#1    –  NCIS  (14.16m)

#5    –  60 MINUTES  (10.85m)

#6    –  NCIS:  NEW ORLEANS  (10.43m)

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#8    –  NCIS:  LOS ANGELES  (9.10m)

#11  –  SURVIVOR  (7.87m)

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#14  –  MADAM SECRETARY  (7.62m)

#15  –  CRIMINAL MINDS  (7.50m)

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#17  –  KEVIN CAN WAIT  (6.79m)

#18  –  SCORPION  (6.61m)

#19  –  CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-4-S  (6.51m)

#20  –  MAN WITH A PLAN (6.34m)

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #26

CBS – 22-hours

NBC – 22-hours

ABC – 22-hours

FOX – 15-hours, 10-minutes

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

Week #26 of 2016-2017 Season (ending: 3/19/17)

                        2016-2017

VIEWERS

                        (000)

CBS                7,195

NBC                6,390

ABC                4,620

FOX                2,573

A25-54

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.9       6

NBC                1.8       6

ABC                1.5       5

FOX                0.9       3

A18-49

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.4       5

NBC                1.3       5

ABC                1.2       4

FOX                0.7       3

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (9/19/16-3/19/17)

                        2016-2017

VIEWERS

                        (000)

CBS                9,878

NBC                8,631

ABC                6,357

FOX                6,629

A25-54

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                2.6       8

NBC                2.9       9

ABC                2.1       6

FOX                2.5       7

A18-49

                        Rtg      Sh

CBS                1.9       7

NBC                2.3       8

ABC                1.7       6

FOX                2.1       7

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