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10.20.2009

THE BIGGEST BANG YET!

Editor's Note:  According to updated Monday ratings, THE BIG BANG THEORY hit new series highs in viewers, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54 while matching its best adult 18-49 rating. 

  

THE BIGGEST BANG YET!

  

"The Big Bang Theory" Notches Series High Viewers, Adults 25-54 and

Adults 18-34 Performances, Matches All-Time Best Adults 18-49

 

"Accidentally on Purpose" Delivers Its Highest Adult 18-34 Rating and Matches Its Best Rating Among Adults 18-49

  

CBS Places First on Monday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

 

CBS placed first on Monday in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 paced by series high adult 18-49 and adults 25-54 ratings for THE BIG BANG THEORY and ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE, which matched its best adults 18-49 delivery, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Oct. 19.

 

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (5.2/08, 8.07m) was second in adults 18-49 (3.4/09) and adults 18-34 (3.2/09). 

 

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (5.2/08, 8.26m) was second in adults 18-34 (2.5/07) and averaged a 3.7/09 in adults 25-54 and 3.3/08 in adults 18-49.  This is ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE's best delivery in adults 18-34 and matches best adults 18-49 delivery ever.   

 

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in adults 25-54 (6.0/13), adults 18-49 (4.8/12), second behind ABC in both households (8.6/13) and viewers (14.07m).

 

THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in adults 25-54 (6.3/14), adults 18-49 (5.3/13), adults 18-34 (4.0/11), second in both households (8.1/12) and viewers (13.47m).  THE BIG BANG THEORY built on its TWO AND A HALF MEN lead-in by +5% in adults 25-54, +10% in adults 18-49 and +25% in adults 18-34.  THE BIG BANG THEORY was up +1% in households (from 8.0/12), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 6.0/13), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 5.0/12), +18% in adults 18-34 (from 3.4/09) and added +400,000 viewers (from 13.07m, +3%) compared to last week.

 

This is BIG BANG THEORY's best viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-34 performances to date, matches best adults 18-49 delivery ever.

 

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (8.5/14), viewers (13.16m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12), adults 18-49 (3.9/10) and adults 18-34 (2.8/08).

 

For the night, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (4.9/12), adults 18-49 (4.1/10), second in households (7.4/11), viewers (11.70m) and adults 18-34 (3.1/09) for the second consecutive week.

 

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Ed Harrison            818/655-1584       ed.harrison@cbs.com

Kabi Jorgensen       212/975-4305       kabi.jorgensen@cbs.com