via CW Press release:
THE CW CONTINUES WINNING WAYS ON MONDAY,
AGAIN RANKING AS NIGHT'S #1 NETWORK WITH YOUNG WOMEN
FOR 11TH TIME THIS SEASON
For the 11th Week This Season, The CW is Monday's #1 Network with Young Women
Again Wins the Hour with Target Women Demos
Special PRIVILEGED Telecast Earns Series High Ratings in Key Demos
December 2, 2008 (Burbank, CA) - With back-to-back originals of Monday, Dec. 1, 2008.and a special PRIVILEGED telecast, The CW finished as Monday's #1 network with women 18-34 (3.0/8) and females 12-34 (2.7/7) for the 11th time this season, according to preliminary live plus same day Nielsen ratings for
returned last night to once again win its time period among women 18-34 (3.5/9) and females 12-34 (3.3/9). ranked second in the hour among adults 18-34 (2.2/6) and persons 12-34 (2.1/6), beating original episodes of NBC's "Chuck" and Fox's "Prison Break."
Following, a special original episode of freshman series PRIVILEGED earned its best ratings ever among women 18-34 (2.4/6) and adults 18-34 (1.5/4). PRIVILEGED finished second in the hour among women 18-34 and females 12-34 (2.1/6), beating original episodes of ABC's "Samantha Who?" and Fox's "Terminator."
This special Monday telecast of PRIVILEGED outperformed the show's Tuesday average this season by 26% in women 18-34, 15% in adults 18-34, 14% in women 18-49 (1.6/4), 11% in adults 18-49 (1.0/2) and 10% in viewers (2.2mil).
Another original PRIVILEGED episode will follow an original GOSSIP GIRL next week.