‘Criminal Minds’ Episode Featuring Eden Riegel Powers Show to Primetime Win

CBS/Criminal Minds
CBS/Criminal Minds
CBS/Criminal Minds

The Wednesday, October 15 episode of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” featuring former “All My Children” and “The Young and the Restless” actress Eden Riegel found the primetime series growing week-to-week in Total Viewers and the key Adults 18-49 sales demo. For the night, “Minds” was the most watched series overall in viewers.

With 10.9 million viewers and a 2.4/7 in Adults 18-49 rating/share using final Live+SD ratings data, CBS projects that “Minds” will jump to 14.7 million viewers and a 3.9 in Adults 18-49 when Live+7 number are released in the weeks ahead.  The series is also projected to grow from a 3.3 rating in Adults 25-54 to a 4.9 rating.

In the episode, entitled “A Thousand Suns,” Riegel portrayed Shelley Hicks, the frantic wife of the co-pilot of a doomed airliner that crashed in the Colorado mountains.