CBS Saturday Morning” Beats NBC in Women 25-54

CBS Mornings” and the “CBS Evening News with Norah O’ Donnell” Gain on Competition

CBS SUNDAY MORNING continues as the #1 Sunday morning news program for a 635th consecutive week. CBS SUNDAY MORNING delivered 5.337 million viewers, with 846,000 in adults 25-54, on Sunday, Jan. 22. CBS SUNDAY MORNING continues to rank #1 among viewers and in all key demographic categories and has ranked #1 in viewers for 23 seasons. CBS SUNDAY MORNING’s live-streaming audience was up +2% from the prior week. (Watch CBS SUNDAY MORNING)

FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers for Sunday, Jan. 22, delivering 3 million viewers, with 484,000 in the adults 25-54 demographic. The broadcast has ranked #1 in viewers for 16 of the past 18 weeks. Season to date, FACE THE NATION is ranking #1 among viewers for the third consecutive year. (Press Release) (Watch FACE THE NATION)

CBS MORNINGS continues its run as the only morning news program delivering year-to-year growth in any demographic category, with an increase of +5% in women 25-54, while both competitors are down. Season to date, CBS MORNINGS has added three competitive share points with women 25-54. CBS MORNINGS has also gained two competitive share points from a year ago in adults 25-54. Season to date, CBS MORNINGS is delivering its tightest adults 25-54 gap with ABC and NBC ever. In viewers, CBS MORNINGS is posting its tightest gap with NBC ever and its smallest gap with ABC since the 2020-2021 season. (Watch CBS MORNINGS)

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL was the highest rated telecast on CBS on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday last week in viewers and #1 in the adults 25-54 demo on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The show this season is delivering the tightest viewer gap with NBC since the 2017-2018 season and the closest adults 25-54 gap with ABC since the 2018-2019 season. The CBS EVENING NEWS delivered 5.476 million viewers, with 884,000 in adults 25-54, for the week ending Jan. 20. (Watch the CBS EVENING NEWS)

48 HOURS continues as this season’s #1 non-sports primetime broadcast on Saturday night. The broadcast, which marked its 35th anniversary, posted its best audience since November. 48 HOURS delivered 2.73 million viewers, with 519,000 in adults 25-54. (Watch 48 HOURS)

CBS SATURDAY MORNING beat NBC in the women 25-54 demographic on Saturday, Jan. 21, with a broadcast that delivered one if its best numbers this season in adults 25-54 and women 25-54. The broadcast delivered 1.940 million viewers, with 397,000 in adults 25-54, 246,000 in women 25-54 and 151,000 in men 25-54. CBS SATURDAY MORNING garnered 32% of three-net women 25-54 audience, its best since August 2022. For the season, CBS SATURDAY MORNING is delivering the tightest gaps ever with NBC among viewers, adults, women and men 25-54. CBS SATURDAY MORNING is delivering its tightest gaps with ABC in adults, women and men 25-54 since the 2004-2005 season. (Watch CBS SATURDAY MORNING)

CBS WEEKEND NEWS SATURDAY delivered 2.804 million viewers, with 332,000 in adults 25-54, on Saturday, Jan. 21.

(Editor’s Note: 60 MINUTES: PRESENTS aired on Sunday, Jan. 22. All data Nielsen live plus same day ratings for 1/16-1/22)

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