'CSI' Number One In The US Again

By 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.

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