CBS Top for the Week in Adults 18 to 49, Viewers

Nov 15, 2005  •  Post A Comment

CBS was the No. 1 network in both total viewers and the adults 18 to 49 demographic for the week ended Nov. 13, but ABC boasted two of the three highest-rated programs in both demos.

In adults 18 to 49, ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” was tops with an 11.0 rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. CBS’s “CSI” was second with a 10.2, followed by ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” with an 8.9.

In total viewers “CSI” was No.1 with 29.6 million, followed by “Housewives” (25.9 million) and ABC’s “NFL Monday Night Football” (21.9 million).

CBS was the highest-rated network in the demo with a 4.4, followed by ABC (4.3), NBC and Fox (both 3.2) and The WB and UPN (both 1.5).

In total viewers CBS garnered 14. 5 million, followed by ABC (11.4 million), NBC (8.9 million), Fox (7.5 million), UPN (3.7 million) and The WB (3.6 million).