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11.01.2011

CBS RATINGS EXTRA: CBS REALITY SERIES HIT SEASON HIGHS DURING WORLD SERIES WEEK

"Survivor" Delivers Best Ratings in Nearly a Year, While "The Amazing Race" Dashes Off to Its Largest Audience of the Season

            CBS's two reality series — SURVIVOR and THE AMAZING RACE — both notched season-high ratings during World Series week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Oct. 30. 

            SURVIVOR delivered its largest audience and highest adult 18-49 rating since Dec. 15 ("Survivor: Nicaragua") and largest adult 25-54 rating since Dec. 8. SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC was first in viewers (11.79m), adults 18-49 (3.5/11) and adults 25-54 (4.9/13) in its time period.

Meanwhile, Sunday's edition of THE AMAZING RACE dashed off with 11.01 million viewers, its largest audience of the season. Compared to last week, THE AMAZING RACE was up +14% in adults 25-54 (4.2/09 from 3.7/08), +11% in adults 18-49 (3.0/07 from 2.7/06) and added +1.41m viewers (from 9.60m, +15%). 

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

                                    Jeremy Murphy       212-975-4577       jeremy.murphy@cbs.com

Press:

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

Jeremy Murphy
212-975-4577
jeremy.murphy@cbs.com