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02.05.2013

CBS SUPER MONDAY SPARKLES

"How I Met Your Mother," Featuring Robin Sparkles, Delivers Its Best Adult 18-49 Rating in a Year and is Monday's Top Show in Key Demographics

Season Premiere of "Rules of Engagement" Wins Time Period in Adults 18-49 and

Adults 25-54

"2 Broke Girls," "Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0" Sweep Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos

CBS Tops Monday in Viewers and Wins Every Half-Hour in Key Demographics

            HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, featuring Robin Sparkles, delivered its highest adult 18-49 rating since last February and was the night's top program in adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Feb. 4.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was first in households (6.5/10), viewers (10.32m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12), adults 18-49 (4.0/11) and adults 18-34 (3.5/11).  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER posted its best deliveries in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-34 since Jan. 16, 2012 and its best adults 18-49 ratings since Feb. 6, 2012.  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER also delivered its second-largest audience of the season.  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER posted the night's best deliveries in adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, and matched the night's best delivery in adults 25-54 (with 2 BROKE GIRLS). 

The season premiere of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (P) was first in households (5.8/09), adults 25-54 (4.2/10) and adults 18-49 (3.1/08) and a very close second in viewers (9.33m, -0.02 behind FOX).  Compared to the "Partners" premiere on Sept. 24, 2012, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was up +38% in households (from 4.2/06), +50% in adults 25-54 (from 2.8/07), +29% in adults 18-49 (from 2.4/06) and added +2.77m viewers (from 6.56m, +42%). 

2 BROKE GIRLS was first in households (6.9/10), viewers (11.21m), adults 25-54 (4.9/11), adults 18-49 (3.6/09) and adults 18-34 (2.5/09).  2 BROKE GIRLS posted the night's top households and viewers totals, and tied HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER for the best adults 25-54 ratings of the night. 

MIKE & MOLLY at 9:30 PM was first in households (6.7/10), viewers (10.70m), adults 25-54 (4.3/09) and adults 18-49 (3.1/08). 

At 10:00 PM, HAWAII FIVE-0 was first in households (6.1/10), viewers (9.63m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and  adults 18-49 (2.3/06).  Compared to the last first run episode on Jan. 21, 2013, HAWAII FIVE-0 was even in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. 

For the night, CBS was first in households (6.3/10), viewers (10.14m), adults 25-54 (4.1/10), adults 18-49 (3.1/08) and adults 18-34 (2.2/07).  CBS won every half-hour in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49, and won five of six half-hours in viewers.

               Updated Monday 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

Press:

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

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