CBS gambles on full seasons of Vegas and Elementary

VECBS has secured its first back-nine orders of the season, as it handed out full-season orders to Vegas and Elementary.

“Vegas and Elementary have opened strong, delivering big audiences and winning performances in important time periods,” said CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler. ”Each of the shows has rich characters, big stars and a unique visual style that have stood out in the crowd, helping make two of our strongest nights even stronger.”

The two series air at 10 p.m. on their respective nights - Vegas on Tuesdays, Elementary on Thursdays. Each has shown consistency in the rating since debuting in September.

Vegas stars Dennis Quaid and is a period drama. It opened with a 2.5 rating with adults 18-49 and almost 15 million viewers. Since its premiere, it has done 2.0 ratings in the demo and averages 14.9 million viewers in Live+7 returns.

Elementary has done better in the demo. It started with a 3.1 rating in the demo and 13.4 million viewers. Since then, it has drawn 14.3 million viewers in Live+7 and a 3.5 adults 18-49 rating. The show stars Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, and is a modern-day version of Sherlock Holmes, set in New York City.

CBS has already axed Made in Jersey this season.


- Vegas
- Elementary

Written by: Hamatosan
Oct 23rd, 2012, 1:40 pm


Message Posted On Oct 24th, 2012, 4:35 pm
Yes, good call.

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Message Posted On Oct 23rd, 2012, 1:53 pm

That is awesome, I like both these shows!

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