"BIG BROTHER 10" AND "FLASHPOINT" DELIVER BEST PERFORMANCES OF THE SUMMER

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September 12th, 2008

CBS Spins Thursday nights ratings:

The Final "Big Brother 10" Thursday Eviction Delivers Season Highs in Viewers and Key Demographics

"Flashpoint" Also Series Highs in All Key Measures

CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults and Adults 25-54

Big Brother 10 and original summer drama FLASHPOINT both delivered their best performances of the summer in viewers and key demographics, according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Sept. 11.

The final Big Brother 10 THURSDAY eviction show was first in households (5.1/09), viewers (7.93m), adults 25-54 (3.3/09) and adults 18-49 (2.7/08), all season highs. Compared to last week, Big Brother 10 THURSDAY was up +19% in households (from 4.3/07), +14% in adults 25-54 (from 2.9/08), +17% in adults 18-49 (from 2.3/07) and added +1.35m viewers (from 6.58m, +21%).

The winner of BIG BROTHER 10 will be crowned in the season finale on Tuesday, Sept. 16 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET).

At 10:00 PM, FLASHPOINT was first in households (5.8/10), viewers (8.55m), adults 25-54 (2.9/07) and adults 18-49 (2.2/06), all series highs for the original summer drama. Compared to the last first run episode (on 8/21/08), FLASHPOINT was up +18% in households (from 4.9/08), +16% in both adults 25-54 (from 2.5/06) and in adults 18-49 (from 1.9/05) and added +1.34m viewers (from 7.21m, +19%).

For the night, CBS won the night in households (5.6/09), viewers (8.50m), adults 25-54 (3.1/08) and was second in adults 18-49 (2.4/07).

 
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