CBS FRESHMAN DRAMAS POST STRONG SECOND-WEEK LIVE +7-DAY LIFTS
"NCIS: New Orleans" Is the Most-Watched New Broadcast of the Week
"The Big Bang Theory," "NCIS" and Freshman "NCIS: New Orleans"
Are the Only Series to Top 20 Million Viewers
11 CBS Shows Post Live +7-Day Lifts More Than 3 Million Viewers,
Topping Any Other Network
CBS's freshman dramas delivered strong second-week live +7-day lifts led by NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, the most-watched new program for the second consecutive week, according to Nielsen Live + 7-day ratings for Week 2 of the 2014-2015 season.
· SCORPION gained +4.55m (17.94m from 13.39m, +34%) and +1.5 rating points in adults 18-49 (4.6 from 3.1, +48%) live + 7-day from live + same day. SCORPION is Monday's top drama in viewers.
· STALKER gained +3.37m (12.43m from 9.06m, +37%) and +1.0 rating points in adults 18-49 (3.0 from 2.0, +50%).
· NCIS: NEW ORLEANS gained +3.22m (20.03m from 16.81m, +19%) and +0.8 rating points in adults 18-49 (3.1 from 2.3, +35%). NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was the week's most-watched new series.
· MADAM SECRETARY gained +2.87m (15.20m from 12.33m) and +0.6 rating points in adults 18-49 (2.2 from 1.6, +38%).
THE BIG BANG THEORY (21.71m, +5.27m), NCIS (22.57m, +3.52m) and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (20.03m) were the only programs on broadcast television to exceed 20 million viewers with live + 7-day playback.
CBS had 11 shows posting viewer lifts of more than 3 million viewers, including CRIMINAL MINDS (+4.53m), PERSON OF INTEREST (+4.01m), NCIS: LOS ANGELES (+3.88m), CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (+3.46m), BLUE BLOODS (+3.43m) and THE GOOD WIFE (+3.10m).