CBS Primetime Averages: Fall 2013-Summer 2014

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RankSeriesTimeslotA18-49 A25-54ViewersSeries Status
01The Big Bang TheoryThurs. 8-8:30PM5.0686.75417.686 millionRenewed Until 2017
02How I Met Your MotherMon. 8-8:30PM3.2203.6388.698 millionFinal Season
03NCISTues. 8-9PM2.8124.18118.498 millionRenewed
04The MillersThurs. 8:30-9PM2.6373.73810.891 millionRenewed
052 Broke GirlsMon. 8-8:30PM2.5333.3057.981 millionRenewed
06Survivor (Season 27)Wed. 8-9PM2.4933.3579.753 millionRenewed
07Criminal MindsWed. 9-10PM2.4923.38110.884 millionRenewed
08NCIS: Los AngelesTues. 9-10PM2.4353.49514.847 millionRenewed
09Survivor (Season 28)Wed. 8-9PM2.4013.2259.612 millionRenewed
10Big BrotherTues. 8-9PM2.300--6.837 millionRenewed Until 2016
11Two and a Half MenThurs. 9-9:30PM2.2723.2059.118 millionRenewed
12Big BrotherWed. 8-9PM2.2122.6506.537 millionRenewed Until 2016
13Mike & MollyMon. 9-9:30PM2.1723.0408.309 millionRenewed
14Big BrotherSun. 8-9PM2.1692.1006.492 millionRenewed Until 2016
15Big BrotherThurs. 9-10PM2.1292.7006.149 millionRenewed Until 2016
16MomMon. 9:30-10PM2.0822.8187.568 millionRenewed
17The Crazy OnesThurs. 9:30-10PM2.0742.9608.319 millionCanceled
18The Amazing Race (Season 23)Sun. 8-9PM1.982
9.025 millionRenewed
19Person of InterestTues. 10-11PM1.9692.97111.826 millionRenewed
2060 MinutesSun. 7-8PM1.9322.79611.778 millionRenewed
21We Are MenMon. 8:30-9PM1.9002.4506.011 millionCanceled
22CSIWed. 10-11PM1.8992.7269.911 millionRenewed
23The Amazing Race (Season 24)Sun. 8-9PM1.7602.4008.033 millionRenewed
24ElementaryThurs. 10-11PM1.7352.5578.788 millionRenewed
25Friends with Better LivesMon. 8:30-9PM1.7332.2175.504 millionCanceled
26Under the DomeMon. 10-11PM1.6022.4507.251 millionRenewed
27Undercover BossFri. 8-9PM1.5092.1068.142 millionRenewed
28Bad TeacherThurs. 9:30-10PM1.4502.1205.963 millionCanceled
29The Good WifeSun. 9-10PM1.4372.1509.360 millionRenewed
30The MentalistSun. 10-11PM1.4292.1289.048 millionRenewed
31Hawaii Five-OFri. 9-10PM1.4142.1599.714 millionRenewed
32Blue BloodsFri. 10-11PM1.3962.18311.530 millionRenewed
33IntelligenceMon. 10-11PM1.3181.9506.847 millionCanceled
34HostagesMon. 10-11PM1.1931.5675.089 millionCanceled
35ExtantWed. 10-11PM1.1171.6006.307 millionRenewed
36Unforgettable (Season 3)Sun. 9-10PM0.9371.2006.272 millionCanceled
3748 HoursSat. 10-11PM0.8201.2424.705 millionRenewed
38RecklessSun. 10-11PM0.6290.9004.122 millionCanceled

All figures in the chart above are compiled using Nielsen Media Research’s live plus same day (L+SD) final nationals. The chart is listed such that the series with the highest adults 18-49 demographic (A18-49) is listed first and the series with the lowest demo rating is ranked last.

Each corresponding television program also lists its total viewership and adults 25-25 (A25-54) demo, if available. If the network has announced the status of the series (i.e. renewed or canceled), it is noted on the far right. Otherwise, it is listed as “TBA,” an abbreviation for to be announced.

Viewership and ratings demographics are based on the average of the program’s current or most recent season.

Last Updated: 09/27/14


Source: Nielsen Media Research // 01/08/18 - 01/14/18
NFL Divisional PlayoffCBS7.9026.69 million
The SimpsonsFOX3.308.04 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.1015.93 million
The NFL TodayCBS2.7010.23 million
This Is UsNBC2.709.65 million
Young SheldonCBS2.6014.17 million
Bob's BurgersFOX2.104.76 million
Ellen's Game of GamesNBC2.107.89 million
Family GuyFOX1.804.10 million
MomCBS1.609.54 million


Sunday Night FootballNBC6.7719.04 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.7314.75 million
Young SheldonCBS3.8015.86 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.2514.48 million
This Is UsNBC3.1811.42 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.5010.72 million
The Voice (Tues.)NBC2.4010.62 million
Will & GraceNBC2.137.69 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.178.07 million
The Good DoctorABC2.1010.86 million