CBS HAS AN "AMAZING" THURSDAY
Nearly 10 Million Viewers Show Up At The Starting Gate for the Premiere of "The Amazing Race 4"
"The Amazing Race" Posts Its Highest Rated and Most Watched Premiere Since the Debut of "The Amazing Race 1" in September 2001
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers, Households, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS had an "amazing" Thursday, winning the night in viewers, households, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 as the start of THE AMAZING RACE 4 posted its highest rated and most watched premiere episode since the series' inaugural race and a rebroadcast of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was the night's most watched program and highest rated in households, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 (tie), according to final Nielsen ratings for May 29.
The 90-minute premiere of THE AMAZING RACE 4 (P) posted a 6.5/11 with 9.94m viewers, 3.1/11 in adults 18-34, 3.7/12 in adults 18-49 and 4.4/12 in adults 25-54. From 8:00-9:30PM, THE AMAZING RACE 4 was second in household, viewers and key demos. This is the highest rated and most watched THE AMAZING RACE premiere since the series' first broadcast on 9/5/01.
From its first half-hour to its final half-hour THE AMAZING RACE gained 2.52 million spectators (8.91m to 11.43m).
For the night, CBS was first in households (7.7/13), viewers (11.65m), adults 25-54 (5.1/14) and adults 18-49 (4.4/13).