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10.10.2012

CBS WINS TUESDAY IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK

"NCIS" Tops the Night with 18.1 Million Viewers

"NCIS: Los Angeles" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos

"Vegas" Wins Time Period in Key Measures, Maintaining Last Week's

Adults 18-49 Delivery

            CBS won Tuesday in viewers and adults 25-54 for the third consecutive week, led by NCIS, the night's top program in viewers, and time period-winning performances from NCIS: LOS ANGELES and VEGAS, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Oct. 9.

NCIS was first in households (11.5/18) and viewers (18.10m) and was second in both adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and adults 18-49 (3.3/10).

NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (9.6/14), viewers (15.10m), adults 25-54 (4.0/09) and adults 18-49 (2.9/08).   NCIS: LOS ANGELES added +190,000 viewers (from 14.91m, +1%) compared to last week.

At 10:00 PM, VEGAS was first in households (7.8/13), viewers (11.78m) and adults 25-54 (2.8/07) and was tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.0/05, with NBC).  VEGAS was even in adults 18-49 compared to last week.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.6/15), viewers (14.99m) and adults 25-54 (3.9/09) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.8/09, -0.1 behind NBC).  CBS won Tuesday in households, viewers and adults 25-54 for the third consecutive week.

Editor's Note:  These ratings represent live plus same day viewing.  Audience levels for Live + 3 Day DVR playback, which can increase a show’s audience significantly, come in several days later and will be announced at that time.

            Updated Tuesday ratings will be available later today.

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

                                     David Pepose         212-975-1929       david.pepose@cbs.com

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

David Pepose
212-975-1929
david.pepose@cbs.com