CBS Wins No. 1 Spot in TV’s Coveted 18-49 Demo and Adds New Comedies to Stay on Top

Network beats NBC and proves appeal with younger viewers

Several networks have claimed that they are No. 1 in some demo or another during upfronts this week. Today it was time to hear from the only network that can believably make the claim of being No. 1 this year—CBS, which grabbed the season victory in the 18-49 demo most important to advertisers while continuing its total viewers win streak—as the network unveiled its fall schedule.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.