Last Night’s Season Finale Was #1 Show of the Night and Watched by 4.53 Million Viewers, a +6% Increase from Last Season

SURVIVOR Finale Was Paramount+’s #1 Live-Streamed Program Yesterday and Live Streaming Was Up +27% From Last Year’s Finale

CBS’ SURVIVOR continues to captivate viewers with +4% audience growth year-over-year in multiplatform viewing (linear + streaming) through its 45th season. The series held its broadcast audience steady and grew its streaming viewership on Paramount+, the CBS app and According to Nielsen Most Current data, SURVIVOR season 45 broadcast viewership is averaging 6.32 million viewers per episode.

Last night’s three-hour season finale was the #1 show, watched by 4.53 million viewers across broadcast and streaming, a +6% increase from season 44 finale, according to fast national and internal data. SURVIVOR was the #1 live-streamed entertainment program on Paramount+. Live streaming on Paramount+ and CBS TVE ( app) was up +27% in AMA from last year’s finale on 12/14/22.

Additional notable milestones include:

  • Since its debut in 2000, viewers have collectively spent 630 billion minutes with SURVIVOR on broadcast.
  • This season, SURVIVOR is a top 5 non-sports broadcast program among Total Viewers.
  • SURVIVOR is one of the most upscale series on broadcast TV and draws college educated viewers.
  • The show also ranks as CBS’ most co-viewed series with kids – ushering the next generation of SURVIVOR fans.
  • This season marked the first time SURVIVOR aired 90-minute episodes followed by 90-minute episodes of THE AMAZING RACE resulting in +19% year-over-year growth for CBS’ Wednesday lineup and the Network winning the night in the fourth quarter.

On Paramount+:

  • SURVIVOR is the #1 most-watched reality program and the #3 overall program on the platform.
  • Total time spent on Paramount+ by viewers with SURVIVOR increased +72% year-over-year.
  • Viewers watching SURVIVOR on Paramount+ are, on average, 20 years younger than those watching on broadcast.
  • Paramount+ viewers are catching up on past seasons of SURVIVOR. More than 57% of total time spent with SURVIVOR has been with past seasons.

Note: Data according to the most current Nielsen and internal research data.

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