Big Bang Theory's BANG even louder in final numbers, rises to 5.3 w/adults 18-49

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September 29th, 2009

CBS' Big Bang Theory

revised press release based on national finals:

THE BANG GETS LOUDER!

"The Big Bang Theory" Hits New Series High in Viewers, Adults 18-49,

Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54

"The Big Bang Theory" Posts Week to-Week Growth of +13% in Adults 18-49 and +23% in Adults 18-34 and Builds on Its Lead-in By Biggest Margin Yet

The Big Bang Theory hit new series highs in viewers, adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54, building on its lead-in by its biggest margin yet, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Monday, Sept. 28.

At 9:30 PM, The Big Bang Theory was first in adults 25-54 (6.2/14), adults 18-49 (5.3/13), adults 18-34 (3.7/10) and second in both households (8.0/12) and viewers (13.27m).  THE Big Bang Theory was up +7% in adults 25-54 (from 5.8/12), +13% in adults 18-49 (from 4.7/11), +23% in adults 18-34 (from 3.0/08) and added +310,000 viewers (from 12.96m, +2%) from last week's premiere.

This was THE Big Bang Theory's best delivery in viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.  This is the second straight broadcast THE Big Bang Theory posted series highs in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.  THE Big Bang Theory built on its Two and a Half Men lead-in by +3% in adults 25-54, +10% in adults 18-49 and +23% in adults 18-34.

Two and a Half Men was first in adults 25-54 (6.0/13), adults 18-49 (4.8/12), adults 18-34 (3.0/08), second behind ABC in both households (8.3/12) and viewers (13.86m).  Compared to last week's season premiere, Two and a Half Men was up +5% in adults 25-54 (from 5.7/12), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 4.5/10), +15% in adults 18-34 (from 2.6/07) and added +230,000 viewers (from 13.63m, +2%).

For the night, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (5.1/12), second in households (7.5/12), viewers (11.96m), adults 18-49 (4.2/11) and adults 18-34 (2.9/08).

 
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