Of the aggregated number, primetime viewing accounts for over 59 billion minutes, CBS says. Some of CBS’ primetime mainstays include NCIS, FBI and Survivor. Also contributing to viewership count are newbies NCIS: Hawai’i, FBI: International, CSI: Vegas and Ghosts. Together, the new series have aggregated 10.4 billion minutes, CBS says.
CBS also claims that its sports coverage, including The NFL on CBS, has risen 2% from the previous season, bringing in 45 billion watching minutes.
Other titles to note include, 60 Minutes which has brought in 4 billion minutes of viewing and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with 4.8 billion minutes.
When it comes to daytime coverage, CBS says it has amassed 28 billion minutes, with The Price Is Right leading the pack with 8.6 billion minutes this season,