CBS Wins Week Nine Among Viewers and Demo

Nov 23, 2004  •  Post A Comment

CBS continued its strong showing for the 2004-05 season, winning the ninth week of the season, Nov. 15-21 in both total viewers and the adults 18 to 49 demographic.

CBS’s Thursday 10 p.m. (ET) flagship crime procedural “CSI” was the top show for the week in total viewers (31.46 million) and adults 18 to 49 with an 11.6 rating, according to Nielsen Media Research.

ABC’s Sunday night rookie serial “Desperate Housewives” took the No. 2 spot in both rankings, bringing in 24.21 million viewers and a 10.9 rating in the demo.

Rounding out the top five in adults 18 to 49 was NBC’s “ER” (9.0), CBS’s “CSI: Miami” (8.4) and NBC’s second installment of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice” (7.7).

CBS rounded out the rest of the top five spots among total viewers, with “CSI: Miami” (22.48 million), “Survivor: Vanuatu–Islands of Fire” (20.40 million) and “Without a Trace” (19.75 million).

CBS won the week among adults 18 to 49 with a 4.4, followed by NBC (4.0), ABC (3.9), Fox (2.9), UPN (1.7) and the WB (1.6).

CBS also won the week among total viewers with 14.07 million, followed by NBC (10.82 million), ABC (10.54 million), Fox (6.84 million), UPN (4.19 million) and The WB (3.83 million).