CBS has issued a special press release touting the performance of Person of Interest for the recently concluded February sweeps. The freshman TV show’s audience has grown in 2012 when compared to the ratings for 2011. Some episodes actually surpassed the series premiere.
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CBS Ratings Extra…
RISING INTEREST FOR “PERSON OF INTEREST”
February Broadcasts Included Largest Audience and Highest Adult 18-49 Ratings To-Date and Best DVR Lift
February broadcasts of television’s #1 new drama/series PERSON OF INTEREST included its largest audience, highest adult 18-49 ratings and its best-ever live plus 7-day DVR lift, according to Nielsen most current ratings through March 4.
In live plus same day ratings, PERSON OF INTEREST delivered 15.14 million viewers on Feb. 16, its largest audience ever, while among adults 18-49, the Thursday drama maintained a series-high 3.3/09 in three consecutive first-run broadcasts (Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 9).
The Feb. 16 episode of PERSON OF INTEREST also delivered the series’ biggest live plus 7-day DVR lift in viewers (+3.55m) and matched its best-ever lift among adults 18-49 (+1.2 rating points).
Compared to its season-to-date averages of 13.90 million viewers and 3.3/08 in adults 18-49, PERSON OF INTEREST’s most current February ratings averaged 17.00 million viewers, up +22% and 4.0/10 in adults 18-49, an increase of +21%.
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