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01.22.2013

CBS WINS EVERY HALF-HOUR ON MONDAY IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

"2 Broke Girls" and "Mike & Molly" Top the Highly Promoted Premiere of

"The Following"

            CBS won every half-hour on Monday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, with 2 BROKE GIRLS and MIKE & MOLLY outrating the highly promoted premiere of "The Following," according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Jan. 21.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was first in households (6.2/09), viewers (10.09m), adults 25-54 (4.6/10), adults 18-49 (3.7/10) and adults 18-34 (3.2/10).  

THE BIG BANG THEORY MONDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) was first in households (6.4/09), viewers (10.46m), adults 25-54 (4.4/09) and adults 18-49 (3.2/08) – beating all first-run competition. 

2 BROKE GIRLS was first in households (7.1/10), viewers (11.47m), adults 25-54 (5.0/10), adults 18-49 (3.7/09) and adults 18-34 (2.6/07). 

MIKE & MOLLY was first in households (6.6/10), viewers (10.85m), adults 25-54 (4.6/10) and adults 18-49 (3.3/08). 

From 9:00-10:00 PM, 2 BROKE GIRLS and MIKE & MOLLY outrated the highly promoted premiere of "The Following" in adults 18-49 (3.5/08 vs. 3.1/07, +13%)

At 10:00 PM, HAWAII FIVE-0 was first in households (6.1/10), viewers (9.58m), adults 25-54 (3.1/07) and  adults 18-49 (2.2/06). 

For the night, CBS was first in households (6.4/10), viewers (10.34m), adults 25-54 (4.1/09), adults 18-49 (3.0/08) and tied for first in adults 18-34 (2.2/06, with ABC).

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

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

Press:

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

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