'CSI' Number One In The US AgainBy Antony
March 20, 2003 - 5:06 PM
See Also: 'Dispo Day' Episode Guide
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation easily ruled US television last week, coming #1 for the week.
With a final rating of 17.4/26, "Crash and Burn" received 18,618,000 viewers according to Yahoo! TV. This means approximately 17.4% of American households with television sets were tuned into the show, while the episode was viewed by 26% of households watching television at the time.
This places it clearly ahead of #2 programme, NBC's E.R. on 13.7/23 with 14,652,000 viewers. Friends came third for NBC, and American Idol came fourth for Fox.
Fifth was CSI: Miami with "Dispo Day". It received 12.9/21 and 13,739,000 viewers.
When put together, it means CSI and Miami pulled in a collective 32,357,000 viewer number for network CBS.
Meanwhile, Yahoo! News reports that NBC is was top amongst viewers in the coveted 18-49 bracket. CBS only made third, but did manage to come second in the 25-54 age demographic. But, for overall viewing figures, CBS took the #1 spot.
The original ratings can be found here at Yahoo! TV, and the demographics article can be found here at Yahoo! News.