CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12 AND FULL BROADCAST YEAR





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12 AND FULL BROADCAST YEAR

60 MINUTES

Premiered in the top 10 in all of television – #4 primetime broadcast in viewers and #3 in adults 18+ (tied) – on Sunday, Sept. 18. (Watch 60 MINUTES) (Press Release)

Posted its best viewers and adults 18+ deliveries since Jan. 16, 2022, while in adults 25-54 matched Nov. 14, 2021, for the best since Jan. 10, 2021.

Delivered 10.20 million viewers, up +115,000 from the season premiere a year ago, with 2.912 million of them adults 25-54 (up +2%) year to year.

Was additionally Sunday’s #1 non-sports primetime program in viewers, adults 18+ and adults 25-54.

Amassed 1.66 billion potential social impressions, up +515% from last year’s season premiere.

Posted its largest live streaming audience ever and was up +87% from last year’s season premiere on Sept. 12, 2021.

Finished the 2021-2022 season as the #1 primetime news program.

60 MINUTES, in the 2021-2022 season, was television’s #1 primetime broadcast in viewers seven times, made the top five in viewers 18 times this season and top ten 27 times.

60 MINUTES matched the 1992-93 season’s first place finishes for the best since the 1991-92 season.

CBS MORNINGS

Finished the 2021-2022 broadcast year with the tightest gaps in adults and women against NBC and ABC ever (since at least 1991) and its most narrow deficit among men with NBC ever. (Watch CBS MORNINGS)

Posted its largest women audience competitive share ever (25%) for a season, dating back to at least 1991, and is up over two share points from last season.

Gained one share point in the adults 25-54 demo over the previous season, tying the 2016-17 season for its highest mark ever (25%).

Coming out of its first season since the relaunch, the broadcast closed the gaps with the competition in the key adults 25-54 demo – cutting into NBC’s lead by 28% (-276,000 gap vs. -385,000) and 19% against ABC (-245,000 gap vs. -301,000).

In the most important demo, women 25-54, the broadcast made even greater progress, cutting into NBC’s lead by 32% (-170,000 gap vs. -250,000) and 33% vs. ABC (-151,000 gap vs. -225,000).

In the third quarter, delivered its best audience share ever, for any quarter, in adults and women, and had the tightest gap ever with NBC and ABC for any quarter among both demos (dating back to 1987).

In viewers, delivered the tightest gap ever with NBC for any quarter since 1987 and tightest with ABC for a third quarter since the third quarter of 1998.

Was the only program with year-over-year growth in women for the quarter (+6% vs. the third quarter of 2021) while NBC fell -22% and ABC -15%.

Posted its second consecutive quarter of year-to-year growth with the second quarter of 2022 up +8% vs. the second quarter of 2021.

Delivered 519,000 in the adults 25-54 demo in the final week of the season, for its fourth straight week above 500,000 (last done in May).

Compared to the same week last year, grew +14% in women 25-54, and has now grown in 17 of the past 20 weeks. NBC and ABC have fallen year-over-year in each of those 20 weeks, and by double-digits for the majority of them.

Delivered 2.4 million viewers, with 519,000 in adults 25-54 and 332,000 in women 25-54.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Finished the 2021-2022 broadcast year delivering the tightest gaps in adults and men with NBC in 27 years. (Watch the CBS EVENING NEWS)

Finished the broadcast year with its tightest gap with NBC in women 25-54 in 15 years.

Finished the broadcast year with its tightest gap with ABC in adults and women since the 2018-19 season.

Cut into the competition’s lead among women 25-54 the most (-18% vs. NBC and -14% vs. ABC).

In the adults 25-54 demo, cut into NBC’s lead from last year by 16% and 10% against ABC.

For the third quarter delivered the tightest gap in the demo with NBC for any quarter since the second quarter of 1995 and with ABC since the third quarter of 2019.

Delivered its tightest gap among women 25-54 with NBC for any quarter since the second quarter of 2007 and with ABC since the third quarter of 2018.

Delivered its tightest gap with NBC among viewers for any quarter since the second quarter of 2021 and with ABC since the second quarter of 2019.

For the quarter, garnered the strongest audience share in women 25-54 since the first quarter of 2021.

Compared to the third quarter of 2021, closed the gap among adults with NBC by 22% and with ABC by 12%.

Closed the gap in women with NBC by 34% and with ABC by 20%.

Closed the gap in viewers for the quarter with NBC by 2% and with ABC by 4%.

For the week of Sept. 12, was the #1 broadcast on CBS Monday through Thursday in viewers and # 1 on Monday and Tuesday in the adults 25-54 demo.

Delivered 603 million potential social impressions for the week of Sept. 12.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Finished the 2021-2022 broadcast year as the #1 Sunday morning news program for the 22nd consecutive season in total viewers. (Watch CBS SUNDAY MORNING)

Finished #1 with adults 25-54 and women 25-54 for the 19th consecutive season.

Delivered 4.624 million viewers, with 727,000 of them in adults 25-54, ranking #1 for the 619th week in viewers and 225th among adults 25-54 on Sunday, Sept. 18.

The broadcast’s live streaming audience was up +8% from the prior week.

FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNEN

Finished the 2021-2022 broadcast year as the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers for the second consecutive season. (Watch FACE THE NATION)

Finished #2 in women 25-54 for the first time in seven years (2014-2015 season).

Expanded its lead over NBC (+382,000 from +116,000 last season).

Garnered its largest audience share among viewers, adults and women 25-54 in seven years (since the 2014-15 season).

For the third quarter, was #1 in viewers for the ninth consecutive quarter and #2 in women 25-54 for the fourth consecutive quarter.

Ranked #2 among adults 25-54 for a third quarter for the first time since the third quarter of 2014.

Was ahead of NBC among women 25-54 by +46,000, its largest lead over NBC for any quarter since the second quarter of 2015.

48 HOURS

Was Saturday’s #1 primetime non-sports program with viewers with its 35th season premiere on Saturday, Sept. 17.

Delivered 2.04 million viewers, with 446,000 of them adults 25-54.

48 HOURS amassed a total of 37.8 million potential social impressions.

Finished the 2021-2022 season as Saturday’s #1 non-sports primetime program for the 16th consecutive season.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

For the 2021-2022 season, delivered its narrowest gap ever with NBC among adults and women 25-54 (dating back to 1991). (Watch CBS SATURDAY MORNING)

Delivered the tightest gaps with ABC for the season in adults and women since the 2004-05 season.

Garnered its largest audience competitive shares among women (25%) since the 2002-03 season.

For the third quarter, delivered its narrowest gap ever with NBC for any quarter among adults and women (dating back to 1991).

Specifically among adults 25-54 was just -96,000 from NBC, marking the first time ever for any quarter below the -100,000 mark.

Its -55,000 gap in women with NBC was its narrowest for a quarter ever, while its -119,000 gap with ABC was its narrowest for any quarter since the fourth quarter of 2004.

For the week, was the only program with week-to-week growth in the adults 25-54 demo on Saturday, Sept. 17.

Delivered 1.710 million viewers, with 289,000 in adults 25-54.

The broadcast’s live-streaming audience was up +5% from the prior week.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SATURDAY

Finished the 2021-2022 season delivering 2.44 million viewers, with 355,000 of them adults 25-54.

Cut gap with NBC by 35% in adults, 34% in women and 10% in total viewers.

Cut the gap with ABC in adults 25-54 by 3% and 10% in women.

Gained one competitive share point in adults and women while NBC lost share.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SUNDAY

Finished the 2021-2022 season delivering 2.8 million viewers, with 395,000 of them adults 25-54.

Cut the gap with NBC by 19% in adults 25-54, 23% in women 25-54 and 17% in total viewers.

Cut the gap with ABC in viewers and demo by 24% and 18% in women.

Gained two competitive share points in viewers and one point in the adults 25-54 demographic while ABC lost share.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 9/20/2021-9/18/2022)



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 5





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 5

CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT – THURSDAY

Anchored by CBS EVENING NEWS anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell, CBS News coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II was #1 among the broadcast networks, delivering 2.52 million viewers.

CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT – FRIDAY

Anchored by O’Donnell, CBS News coverage of King Charles III’s address to the world was #1 among the broadcast networks, delivering 2.82 million viewers.

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Finished in the top 10 as #8 among all primetime broadcasts in both viewers and adults 18+.

The newsmagazine delivered 7.85 million viewers, with 1.82 million of them adults 25-54, on Sunday, Sept. 11.

CBS MORNINGS

In the week that marked its first anniversary, the broadcast grew +11% with women 25-54 vs the same week a year ago, while the competition saw double-digit losses.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in adults and women 25-54 for a season ever (since at least 1991) versus NBC and ABC.

Has cut into NBC and ABC’s leads for the season in the adults 25-54 demo by 28% and 18%, respectively, versus last year.

Has cut into both competitors’ leads among women by 32%.

Delivered 2.4 million viewers, with 531,000 in the adults 25-54 demo, 341,000 in women 25-54 and 190,000 in men 25-54 for the week of Sept. 5.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Was the #1 telecast on CBS Tuesday through Friday in viewers, and in the adults 25-54 demo on Tuesday and Friday.

Is delivering the tightest adults 25-54 demo gap for the season with NBC in 27 years (since 1994/95) and with ABC since 2018/19.

Delivered 4.451 million viewers, with 713,000 of them adults 25-54, for the week of Sept. 5.

Was up +3% in adults 25-54 from the previous week.

Was up +5% among viewers week-to-week.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Marked its 618th consecutive week as the #1 Sunday morning news program, and the 224th with adults 25-54, on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Delivered 4.476 million viewers, with 704,000 of them adults 25-54.

Continues to rank #1 for the season among viewers as well as all key demo breaks.

FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNEN

Is #1 in viewers for the season for the second consecutive year and has its largest lead over NBC in seven years (+381k, since 2014-15 season).

Ranks #2 in women 25-54 for the season.

Ranked #1 in viewers and women, and #2 in adults 25-54, on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Delivered its best audience in the adults 25-54 demo since April.

Delivered 2.771 million viewers, with 518, 000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo, 300,000 women 25-54 and 218,000 men 25-54.

Delivered its best viewer number in four weeks.

Grew across key demos from the prior week, up +3% in viewers and +15% in adults (+21% in women and +7% in men).

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

Is delivering the tightest gaps for the season among adults and women 25-54 with NBC and ABC ever, dating to the “Early Show” days in 1997/98.

Is seeing its tightest gap among viewers for the season with ABC since the 2006/2007 season.

Delivered 1.642 million viewers, with 277,000 of them adults 25-54, on Saturday, Sept. 10.

Was up +5% among viewers from two weeks ago, while ABC was down -1%.

Was up the most (+17%) in the adults 25-54 demo, driven by a double-digit growth in women.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 9/5-9/11.)

(Editor’s Note: 48 HOURS Encore was broadcast on Sept. 10.)



CBS NEWS & STATIONS WILL DELIVER MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE ON THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II





CBS NEWS & STATIONS WILL DELIVER MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE ON THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Norah O’Donnell to Broadcast from London Beginning Tomorrow, with a Team of Correspondents Reporting from Across the United Kingdom

CBS News & Stations is delivering multiplatform coverage on the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch. CBS EVENING NEWS anchor Norah O’Donnell is leading the Network’s coverage and anchored a CBS News Special Report today when Buckingham Palace announced the queen’s death; O’Donnell will broadcast from London beginning tomorrow. CBS News will feature coverage in partnership with the BBC, the U.K.’s most trusted broadcaster, as it reports on each moment of the royal transition from Queen Elizabeth II lying in state, to the state funeral and the transfer of the throne to King Charles III, plus global coverage from Commonwealth countries for whom the queen was the head of state.

The Network’s coverage continues across all broadcasts and platforms, including the CBS News Streaming Network, with CBS News correspondents Holly Williams, Mark Phillips, Charlie D’Agata, Elizabeth Palmer, Roxana Saberi, Ramy Inocencio and Lana Zak reporting from London and across the United Kingdom. CBS News contributors are also delivering analysis across platforms, including Roya Nikkhah, royal editor of The Sunday Times; Tina Brown, author of The Diana Chronicles, a biography of Diana, Princess of Wales; British historian Amanda Foreman; Julian Payne, former communications director for the Prince of Wales; and Wesley Kerr, former BBC royal correspondent.

CBSNews.com hosts a live blog with coverage of the queen’s death and analysis from digital reporters and correspondents from across the Network. CBS News will air updates throughout the weekend as news warrants on the CBS Television Network, on CBS News Streaming and on CBS News’ connected apps. CBS News will have live coverage of many of the key events and ceremonies honoring Queen Elizabeth II leading up to and including the funeral.

CBS News and Stations’ coverage plans include:

Beginning tomorrow, Norah O’Donnell will report from London, anchoring the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) and coverage across CBS News, including CBS News Streaming and CBS MORNINGS.

CBS NEWS STREAMING will provide live coverage, and anchor Lana Zak will report from London starting tomorrow.

CBS MORNINGS (7:00-9:00 AM) will continue coverage from the United Kingdom tomorrow and interview royal experts.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING (7:00 AM, ET / check local listings) will provide continued coverage with co-hosts Jeff Glor, Michelle Miller and Dana Jacobson anchoring from New York.

Sunday on CBS SUNDAY MORNING (9:00-10:30 AM, ET), Jane Pauley will anchor a special 90-minute edition focusing on the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, featuring the latest news and reports from CBS News journalists around the globe.

Sunday on FACE THE NATION (10:30 AM, ET / check local listings), moderator and CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan will have the latest on Queen Elizabeth II’s legacy and the impact of her reign on the global community.

Sunday’s 60 MINUTES (7:00 PM, ET/PT) will have an update from London.

WCBS-TV, the New York flagship of the CBS Television Network, and CBS Newspath will have teams in the U.K. to provide reporting for all of CBS Stations’ broadcast, streaming and digital platforms, as well as Network affiliates across the country.

CBS News Radio is delivering coverage from London by Vicki Barker, Steve Futterman and Linda Kenyon.



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 29





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 29

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Was Sunday’s #1 broadcast at 7:00 PM with viewers and adults 18+.

CBS MORNINGS

Was up +13% year-to-year in women 25-54, while both competitors were down double digits.

Is delivering the tightest gaps for the season in adults 25-54 with ABC and NBC ever (since at least 1991), within -278,000 of NBC and -247,000 of ABC.

Is delivering the tightest gaps for the season in women 25-54 with ABC and NBC ever (since at least 1991), within -171,000 of NBC and -152,000 of ABC.

Delivered 2.4 million viewers with 538,000 in adults 25-54, 337,000 in women 25-54 and 200,000 in men 25-54.

Delivered its largest adults 25-54 and women 25-54 audience since Memorial Day.

Grew +5% in adults 25-54, marking its third consecutive week of growth.

Grew +7% in women and +2% in men.

Grew +1% week-to-week in viewers.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Is delivering the tightest demo gap for the season with NBC in 27 years (since 1994/95) and with ABC since 2018/19.

Is closing the demo gap with NBC by 17% and with ABC by 10%, compared to last year.

CBS has closed the gap in viewers with ABC by 4%.

Delivered 4.2 million viewers, with 690,000 in adults 25-54, for the week ending Sept. 2.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SUNDAY

Delivered 2 million viewers, with 267,000 of them adults in 25-54, on Sunday, Sept. 4.

Up +4% in viewers from the previous broadcast two weeks earlier.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 8/30-9/05)

(Editor’s Note: CBS SATURDAY MORNING aired with an amended title and 48 HOURS was an encore on Sept. 3; CBS SUNDAY MORNING and FACE THE NATION aired with amended titles on Sept. 4.)



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 22





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 22

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Was the week’s #1 primetime broadcast in viewers, tied for #1 in adults 18+, and was #5 overall in adults 25-54.

CBS MORNINGS

Was the only program to grow from the prior week across adults, women and men.

Grew in the adults 25-54 demo for the second consecutive week and delivered its best number in 11 weeks.

Delivered 2.4 million viewers, with 510,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic, 314,000 women 25-54 and 196,000 men 25-54.

Grew +2% in the adults 25-54 demo while NBC was down -3% and ABC was down -4%.

Grew +1% in women and +4% in men with the competition dropping week-to-week in both.

Gained one competitive share point among adults and women and two points among men.

With 30 share points in men the broadcast hit its highest mark since December 2019.

Is delivering the tightest gaps for the season in adults 25-54 with ABC and NBC ever (since at least 1991), trailing NBC by -280,000 and ABC by -247,000.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Posted more week-to-week growth than the competition across viewers and key adults 25-54.

Was up +5% among viewers while both NBC and ABC were down.

Delivered 4.5 million viewers and 725,000 adults 25-54 the week ending August 26.

Was up +7% week-to-week in adults 25-54.

Was up +13% in women 25-54 week-to-week and gained two competitive share points.

48 HOURS ENCORE

Was Saturday night’s #1 primetime program in viewers.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

Delivered 1.6 million viewers with 236,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic.

Has closed the viewer gap with ABC by 6% and with NBC by 4%.

Has closed the gap in the adults 25-54 demo with ABC by 7% and with NBC by 12%.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in the demo this season with NBC and ABC ever, dating to 1997/98.

Is delivering its tightest gap among viewers with NBC ever (since 1997/98) and with ABC since 2006/07.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SATURDAY

Posted its largest audience since December and its best adults 25-54 performance since June.

Delivered 3.2 million viewers, with 375,000 of them adults 25-54.

Gained +1.3 million viewers and +164,000 adults 25-54 from the previous week.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 8/22-8/28)

(Editor’s Note: CBS SUNDAY MORNING and FACE THE NATION aired with amended titles on August 28.)



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 15





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 15

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Was the week’s #3 primetime broadcast in viewers, tied for #2 in adults 18+.

The newsmagazine was Sunday’s #1 primetime program in viewers.

CBS MORNINGS

Was the only program to grow from the prior week across all key demos, delivering its best demo number in eight weeks and best viewer number in 12 weeks.

Was up +4% from the same week a year ago among women 25-54.

Grew +5% week-to-week among viewers, while NBC and ABC fell.

The broadcast also grew the most week-to-week in both women and men.

Delivered 2.4 million viewers, with 498,000 in the adults 25-54 demographic, 310,000 in women 25-54 and 189,000 in men 25-54, for the week ending August 19.

Grew +9% in the demo with both competitors growing only +1%.

Grew +12% in women 25-54 and +6% in men 25-54.

Added three competitive share points in the adults 25-54 demographic from the same week last year.

Is delivering the tightest gaps for the season in adults 25-54 with ABC and NBC ever (since at least 1991), trailing NBC by -283,000 and ABC by -248,000.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Delivered 4.2 million viewers, with 679,000 in adults 25-54, for the week ending August 19.

Is delivering the tightest demo gap for the season with NBC in 27 years (since 1994/95) and with ABC since 2018/19.

Is closing the demo gap with NBC by 16% and ABC by 10%, compared to last year.

CBS has closed the gap in viewers with ABC by 4%.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

Delivered 1.6 million total viewers, with 351,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo, on Saturday, August 20.

Has closed the viewer gap with ABC by 7% and with NBC by 4%.

Has closed the gap in the adults 25-54 demo with ABC by 9% and with NBC by 12%.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in the demo this season with NBC and ABC ever, dating to the “Early Show” days in 1997/98.

Is delivering its tightest gap among viewers with NBC ever (since 1997/98) and with ABC since 2006/07.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SATURDAY

Delivered 1.818 million viewers, with 211,000 of them adults 25-54, on Saturday, August 20.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS SUNDAY

Delivered 1.912 million viewers, with 341,000 of them adults 25-54, on Sunday, August 21.

Saturday grew +10% in adults 25-54 from its previous airing on Sunday, August 7.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 8/15-8/21)

(Editor’s Note: A 48 HOURS encore aired August 20 and CBS SUNDAY MORNING and FACE THE NATION aired with amended titles on August 21.)



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 8





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 8

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Was the week’s #2 primetime broadcast in both viewers and adults 18+.

Was Sunday’s #1 primetime program in viewers and adults 18+.

CBS MORNINGS

Delivered 2.3 million viewers, with 457,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo and 278,000 in women 25-54, for the week ending August 12.
Grew +1% in total viewers week-to-week.

Has cut into NBC and ABC’s leads in the adults 25-54 demo for the season by 26% and 17%, respectively, versus last year.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in adults and women 25-54 for a season ever (since at least 1991) versus NBC and ABC.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Delivered 4.4 million viewers, with 715,000 of them adults 25-54, for the week ending August 12.

Is delivering the tightest demo gap of the season with NBC in 27 years (since 1994/95) and with ABC since 2018/19.

Is closing the demo gap with NBC by 17% and with ABC by 10%, compared to last year.

Has closed the gap in viewers with ABC by 4%.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

Beat NBC in adults 25-54 and women 25-54 for the first time since 2003.

Delivered 1.8 million total viewers, with 409,000 of them in adults 25-54 and 256,000 in women, on Saturday, August 6.

Saw massive growth week-to-week in adults (+48%, best in 21 weeks) and women (+59%, best in 35 weeks), delivering one of its strongest numbers of the season as well as one of its largest audience shares of the season in both demos.

Has closed the viewer gap with ABC by 7% this season and with NBC by 4%.

Has closed the gap in the adults 25-54 demo with ABC by 7% and with NBC by 12%.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in the demo this season with NBC and ABC ever, dating to the “Early Show” days in 1997/98.

Is delivering its tightest gap with NBC among viewers ever (since 1997/98) and with ABC since 2006/07.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SATURDAY

Delivered 2.289 million viewers, with 304,000 of them adults 25-54, on Saturday, August 13.

Was up +42% in the adults 25-54 demo and +6% in viewers for its best numbers since June.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 8/8-8/14)

(Editor’s Note: A 48 HOURS encore aired August 13 and CBS SUNDAY MORNING and FACE THE NATION aired with amended titles on August 14.)



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 1





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 1

FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN

Delivered 2.6 million viewers, with 430,000 in adults 25-54, for the week, ranking #1 in viewers for the last 23 consecutive weeks (in 44 of 45 weeks FTN aired this season).

Ranked #2 in women 25-54 for the third consecutive week.

Season-to-date is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers for the second consecutive year (leading NBC by +369,000 viewers).

Is leading NBC for the first time in seven years in the women 25-54 demographic.

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Was the week’s #2 primetime broadcast in viewers and tied for #1 in adults 18+ (#2 in adults 18+ viewers) on August 7.

CBS MORNINGS

Is the only program to see growth from the same week last year in adults, women and men.

Delivered 2.3 million viewers, with 496,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo and 302,000 among women 25-54, for the week ending August 5.

Grew the most in the adults 25-54 demo from the prior week, up +1%, while NBC was flat and ABC was down.

Delivered the smallest gap with ABC in the adults 25-54 demo since September 2003.

Has cut into NBC and ABC’s leads for the season in the adults 25-54 demo by 25% and 17%, respectively, versus last year.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in adults and women 25-54 for a season ever (since at least 1991) vs. NBC and ABC.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Held viewers in the adults 25-54 demo for the third consecutive week while the competition continued to erode – NBC fell -3% and ABC fell -3%.

Delivered 4.5 million viewers, with 751,000 of them adults 25-54, for the week ending August 5.

Is delivering the tightest demo gap for the season with NBC in 27 years (since 1994/95) and with ABC since 2018/19.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

Delivered 1.7 million viewers, with 276,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo, on August 6.

Season-to-date has closed the viewer gap with ABC by 8% and with NBC by 4%.

Has closed the gap in the adults 25-54 demo with ABC by 6% and with NBC by 9%.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in the demo with NBC and ABC for a season ever, dating to the “Early Show” days in 1997/98.

Is delivering its tightest gap among viewers with NBC ever (since 1997/98) and with ABC since 2006/07.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SATURDAY

Delivered 2.166 million viewers, with 214,000 of them adults 25-54, on August 6.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SUNDAY

Delivered 2.3 million viewers, with 309,000 of them adults 25-54, on August 6.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 8/1-8/7)

(Editor’s Note: A 48 HOURS encore aired August 6 and CBS SUNDAY MORNING aired with an amended title on August 7.)



CBS NEWS AND STATIONS RECEIVES 26 EMMY NOMINATIONS





CBS NEWS AND STATIONS RECEIVES 26 EMMY NOMINATIONS
“60 Minutes” Leads the Network with 13 Nominations, Tied for the Most for a Single Broadcast Program

“CBS Mornings” Earns Four Nominations; The “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell” and “48 Hours” Each Receive Three Nominations; “CBS Sunday Morning” and “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan” Each Earn Two Nominations

CBS News Also Recognized with a Nomination for Live, Breaking News Coverage of Jan. 6

WBBM-TV in Chicago Receives Regional Award Nomination

CBS News and Stations was recognized with 26 News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations, it was announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

60 MINUTES led the Network with 13 nominations and tied for the most nominations for a single broadcast program. CBS MORNINGS earned four nominations; The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL and 48 HOURS each earned three nominations; CBS SUNDAY MORNING and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN each received two nominations. CBS News was also recognized with a nomination for its live, breaking news coverage of the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol.

In addition, WBBM-TV, the CBS-owned station in Chicago, received a nomination in a special category, created by NATAS, that recognizes outstanding regional news reports.

The 43rd News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented in two separate virtual ceremonies: the news categories on Wednesday, Sept. 28 (7:30 PM, ET), and the documentary categories on Thursday, Sept. 29 (7:30 PM, ET). To view the full list of nominations, click here.

CBS News and Stations’ Emmy nominees are:

Outstanding Live News Program:

CBS MORNINGS / CBS THIS MORNING

Outstanding Recorded News Program:

60 MINUTES

CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Outstanding Live Breaking News Coverage:

CBS NEWS: “Assault on the Capitol”

Outstanding Edited Breaking News Coverage:

60 MINUTES: “Jan. 6”

60 MINUTES: “The Beast”

Outstanding Soft Feature Story: Long Form:

48 HOURS: “What Happened to the Perfect Child?”

60 MINUTES: “The Comeback”

Outstanding Investigative News Coverage: Short Form

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL: “Norah O’Donnell Investigates: A Silent Epidemic in the U.S. Military”

CBS MORNINGS and CBS EVENING NEWS: “Seatback Collapse”

Outstanding Investigative News Coverage: Long Form

60 MINUTES: “Handcuffed to the Truth”

Outstanding Recorded News Special:

60 MINUTES: “9/11: The FDNY”

CBS SUNDAY MORNING: “Behind the Badge”

Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis:

CBS NEWS: FACE THE NATION: “Afghanistan’s Collapse”

CBS NEWS: FACE THE NATION: “Dr. Deborah Birx: A COVID Autopsy”

Outstanding Edited Interview:

60 MINUTES: “The Facebook Whistleblower”

Outstanding Science, Technology or Environmental Coverage:

CBS MORNINGS, CBS THIS MORNING and CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL: “Eye on Earth”

Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Coverage:

60 MINUTES: “The Final Act”

Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Coverage:

60 MINUTES: “A New Model”

Outstanding Crime and Justice Coverage:

48 HOURS: “The Station Nightclub Fire: Who’s Responsible?”

Best News Coverage – Long Form:

60 MINUTES: “9/11: The FDNY”

Outstanding Writing – News

60 MINUTES: “9/11: The FDNY”

60 MINUTES: “Handcuffed to the Truth”

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

60 MINUTES: “The Green River Drift”

Outstanding Technical Achievement:

48 HOURS & CBS NEWS: “The Queen Carries On: A Gayle King Special”

CBS MORNINGS: “NEW Challenge”

REGIONAL:

Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report

CBS 2 Chicago 10 PM WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL): “My Name Is Anjanette Young”



CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 18





CBS NEWS RATINGS HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 18

FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN

Was #1 in viewers and #2 among key 25-54 demos for the week, while the competition delivered some of their season’s lowest numbers.

Has been #1 in viewers for the last 21 consecutive weeks and in 42 of 43 weeks it aired this season.

Delivered 2.655 million viewers with 432,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo.

Season-to-date is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers for the second consecutive year (leading NBC by +369,000 viewers) and is leading NBC for the first time in seven years in the women 25-54 demographic.

60 MINUTES PRESENTS

Was the week’s #3 primetime broadcast in total viewers and #2 program in adults 18+, according to Nielsen data for July 24. The newsmagazine finished as Sunday’s #1 primetime program in viewers and adults 18+.

CBS MORNINGS

Was the only program to gain in women 25-54 (+5%) from last year, having done so for 11 of the past 12 weeks while the competition has fallen double digits in each of those weeks.

Delivered 2.3 million viewers, with 453,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo and 284,000 among women 25-54, for the week ending July 22.

Gained +3% in viewers from the prior week.

Grew +2% in men, up for the second straight week.

Has cut into NBC and ABC’s leads for the season in the adults 25-54 demo by 22% and 15%, respectively, vs last year.

Is delivering the tightest gaps in adults and women 25-54 for a season ever (since at least 1991) vs. NBC and ABC.

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Delivered the tightest gap in the adults 25-54 demographic with NBC since the week of July 2, 2007.

In viewers, delivered its best number in five weeks, gaining more viewers (+4%) than ABC while NBC lost viewers.

Delivered 4.59 million viewers with 750,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic.

For the season is delivering the tightest demo gap with NBC in 27 years (since 1994/95) and with ABC since 2018/19.

Compared to last year is closing the demo gap with NBC by 14% and with ABC by 10%.

Has closed the gap in viewers with ABC by 5%.

CBS SATURDAY MORNING

Delivered its best viewers number in 19 weeks (since March 12) and best adults 25-54 number in 18 weeks (March 19).

Delivered 2.1 million total viewers, with 392,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demo, on July 23.

Was up +17% in viewers and up +25% in adults 25-54 from the previous week.

Has closed the viewer gap with ABC by 8% and with NBC by 1% for the season.

Has closed the gap with ABC by 8% and with NBC by 8% in the adults 25-54 demo.

Is delivering the tightest gaps this season in the demo with NBC and ABC ever, dating to the “Early Show” days in 1997/98.

Is delivering its tightest gap among viewers with NBC ever (since 1997/98) and with ABC since 2006/07.

CBS WEEKEND NEWS: SUNDAY

Delivered 2.848 million viewers with 410,000 of them in adults 25-54.

Sunday evening grew +36% in viewers and nearly +50% in adults week-to-week.

Delivered its largest audience since June 26, 2022.

(All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 7/18-7/24)

(Editor’s Note: A 48 HOURS encore aired July 23 and CBS SUNDAY MORNING aired with an amended title on July 24.)