CBS SWEEPS WEDNESDAY IN ALL KEY MEASURES

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November 20th, 2008

via CBS press release:

 

"The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "Gary Unmarried" Hit Season Highs in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

 

"Criminal Minds" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since Premiere

 

The 100th Episode of "CSI: NY" Has Its Best Ratings in a Month

 

"Late Show with David Letterman" Delivers Its Highest Wednesday rating

of the Season

            CBS placed first on Wednesday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 as the Network's comedy block—THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE and GARY UNMARRIED—hit season high ratings in all key measures, according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 19.

 

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was second in households (5.2/08), viewers (8.09m), adults 25-54 (3.1/08) and adults 18-49 (2.5/07).  THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE posted season highs in households, viewers and adults 18-49, matched season highs in adults 25-54.    

 

GARY UNMARRIED was second in households (5.2/08), viewers (8.14m), adults 25-54 (3.4/08) and adults 18-49 (2.7/07).  GARY UNMARRIED hit series highs in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 with a first-run broadcast. 

 

Criminal Minds was first in households (10.3/16), viewers (16.38m), adults 25-54 (5.8/14) and adults 18-49 (4.3/11).  This is Criminal Minds's best deliveries in both households and viewers since the Sept. 24, 2008 season premiere and best deliveries in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Oct. 8, 2008. 

 

The 100th episode of CSI: NY was first in households (9.2/16), viewers (14.00m), adults 25-54 (5.0/13) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10).  This is CSI: NY's best performances in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 performances since Oct. 22, 2008. 

 

 

For the night, CBS was first in households (8.2/13), viewers (12.83m), adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and adults 18-49 (3.5/10). 

 

In late night, Late Show with DAVID LETTERMAN, with guests Katie Couric, Dev Patel and Mr. Brownstone, delivered a 3.7/9 in the 56 Nielsen metered markets, its best Wednesday night rating of the season and the best since a 4.0/10 on 9/10/08 (with guests Senator Barack Obama and Lebron James).

 
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