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11.03.2009

"HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" DELIVERS LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE

"Accidentally on Purpose" Matches Series Highs in Adults 18-34

"The Big Bang Theory" Builds on Its Lead-in Among Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

 

CBS's Monday comedies posted strong ratings opposite Game 5 of the World Series with HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER delivering its largest audience of the season, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 2.

 

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (5.4/08, 8.82m) was second in adults 18-49 (3.5/09) and adults 18-34 (3.2/09).  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER delivered its largest audience since its season premiere on 9/21/09.

 

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (5.0/07, 8.09m) averaged 3.7/08 in adults 25-54, 3.1/08 in adults 18-49 and 2.5/07 in adults 18-34. ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE matched its best delivery to date with adults 18-34 and matched its best delivery in adults 25-54 since its season premiere on 9/21/09. 

 

TWO AND A HALF MEN (8.4/12, 13.51m) was second in adults 25-54 (5.6/12), adults 18-49 (4.4/11) and adults 18-34 (3.0/08). 

 

THE BIG BANG THEORY (7.7/12, 12.73m) was tied for first in adults 25-54 (5.8/13, with FOX), second in adults 18-49 (4.7/11) and adults 18-34 (3.5/09).  THE BIG BANG THEORY built on its TWO AND A HALF MEN lead-in by +4% in adults 25-54, +7% in adults 18-49 and +17% in adults 18-34.   

 

 

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

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

 

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