And we’re off! The race is long and the miles of road stretch out ahead but after our first week of new programming we’re thrilled to have TV’s number one new show in THE CRAZY ONES along with new highs for returning hits NCIS and THE BIG BANG THEORY. CBS won premiere week in viewers for the fifth consecutive year – its ninth overall in the past 11 years.
Here are some of the premiere week highlights:
• TV’s #1 DRAMA: The 11th season premiere of NCIS drew more than 20 million viewers, clinching its spot as TV’s #1 drama.
• TV’s #1 COMEDY: THE BIG BANG THEORY hit a new viewer record with 20.44 million viewers. It also clocked in with its best-ever Live +3-Day lift of more than 4 million viewers.
• TV’s #1 NEW SHOW: THE CRAZY ONES, featuring the return of Robin Williams to network television, premiered to 15.61 million viewers. With Live +3-Day results, its audience jumped to nearly 19 million.
For the full ratings press release click here and as always stay tuned!