NCIS Rebroadcast Is the Week's Top Scripted Program

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November 3rd, 2009

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A REBROADCAST OF "NCIS" IS THE WEEK'S TOP SCRIPTED PROGRAM

CBS Places Second in Viewers in an Atypical Week That Included CBS Rebroadcasts and Four World Series Games

"The Mentalist" Ties "Private Practice" in Adults 18-49 for the First Time

This Season

CBS placed second in viewers in an atypical week that included rebroadcasts of many of the Network's comedies and dramas and four World Series games, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Nov. 1, week six of the 2009-2010 television season.

A rebroadcast of NCIS, television's number one program, was the week's top scripted program.  THE Mentalist tied "Private Practice" in adults 18-49 for the first time this season and posted its largest margin of victory against the medical drama with a first run episode in viewers (+6.36m) and adults 25-54 (+1.1 rtg pts).

For the week in viewers:  CBS (9.84m), FOX (14.68m), ABC (9.45m) and NBC (5.59m).   Season-to-date, CBS is first in viewers (12.08m), ahead of ABC (10.02m), FOX (9.98m) and NBC (7.54m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS averaged a 3.1/08 in adults 25-54 and 2.3/06 in adults 18-49.  Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (4.2/10) and second in adults 18-49 (3.2/09).

For the week in households:  CBS (6.2/10), FOX (8.8/14), ABC (6.0/10) and NBC (3.5/06). Season-to-date, CBS is first (7.5/12), ahead of ABC (6.4/10), FOX (6.0/10) and NBC (4.7/08).

CBS's Weekly Highlights:

-- CBS was first Tuesday in households (8.0/13), viewers (12.38m), second in adults 25-54 (3.5/08, -0.1 behind NBC).

? NCIS (R) won its time slot in households (10.4/16), viewers (16.70m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) for the sixth consecutive week and was second in adults 18-49 (3.3/09, -0.1 behind NBC).

? THE Good Wife (R) was first in households (6.4/11) and viewers (9.34m) for the sixth consecutive week, tied for first in adults 25-54 (2.6/07, with ABC) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (1.8/05, with NBC).

? SURVIVOR: SAMOA was second behind FOX's World Series Game #2 in households (6.9/11), viewers (12.19m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10).

? CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was second in households (9.2/14) and viewers (15.24m).

? THE Mentalist was second in households (9.7/16), viewers (15.53m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.6/09, with ABC).  THE Mentalist tied "Private Practice" with both airing first run episodes for the first time ever and posted its largest margin of victory this season with first run episodes in households (+3.6 rtg pts), viewers (+6.36m) and adults 25-54 (+1.1 rtg pts).

-- Friday, CBS was first in households (5.0/09), viewers (8.00m), adults 25-54 (2.7/08) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06).  For the night, CBS was first in these measures for five of the last six Fridays.

? GHOST WHISPERER was first in households (5.2/09), viewers (8.29m), adults 25-54 (2.9/09) and adults 18-49 (2.0/07).  GHOST WHISPERER won its time slot every week this season in households, viewers and adults 25-54, five times in six weeks in adults 18-49.

? MEDIUM was first in adults 25-54 (2.8/08), adults 18-49 (1.9/06), second in both households (4.9/09) and viewers (7.82m).  MEDIUM won its time slot in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 for the fifth time in six weeks.

? NUMB3RS was first in viewers (7.88m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07), tied for first in households (5.0/09, with ABC) and adults 18-49 (1.7/06, with ABC).  NUMB3RS was first in its time slot in households and viewers five times in six weeks this season, four times in the last five weeks in adults 25-54 and three times in the last four weeks in adults 18-49.

? THE Amazing Race 15 was second in households (6.5/10), viewers (11.22m), adults 25-54 (4.2/09) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.3/08, with ABC).  This matched last week's season high viewer delivery.

CBS top programs of the week:  #6 NCIS (R) (an average of 16.70m viewers), #8 THE Mentalist (15.53m), #10 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (15.24m), #14 60 Minutes (12.94m), #15 SURVIVOR: SAMOA (12.19m), #16 CSI: MIAMI (R) (11.52m), #17 Two and a Half Men (R) (11.41m), #18 THE Amazing Race 15 (11.22m), #19 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (R) (11.09m), #20 The Big Bang Theory (R) (10.86m), #23 Criminal Minds (R) (9.89m), #26 CSI: NY (R) (9.46m), #27 THE Good Wife (R) (9.34m) and #30 COLD CASE (9.02m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #6:

CBS – 22 hours

NBC – 21.5 hours

ABC – 22 hours

FOX – 19 hours

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME
Week #6 of 2009-10 Season (ending: 11/01/09)

2009-10                       2008-09

HOUSEHOLDS

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                6.2       10                    7.3       12                    -15%

NBC                3.5       6                      4.8       8                      -27%

ABC                6.0       10                    6.4       10                    -6%

FOX                8.8       14                    5.8       9                      +52%

VIEWERS

(000)                            (000)                            Chg

CBS                9,838                           11,397                         -14%

NBC                5,590                           7,551                           -26%

ABC                9,449                           10,153                         -7%

FOX                14,676                         9,533                           +54%

A25-54

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                3.1       8                      3.8       9                      -18%

NBC                2.2       5                      3.1       8                      -29%

ABC                3.3       8                      3.8       9                      -13%

FOX                5.3       13                    3.8       9                      +39%

A18-49

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                2.3       6                      2.8       8                      -18%

NBC                1.9       5                      2.8       8                      -32%

ABC                2.7       8                      3.1       8                      -13%

FOX                4.8       13                    3.4       9                      +41%

A18-34

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                1.5       5                      1.7       5                      -12%

NBC                1.6       5                      2.4       7                      -33%

ABC                2.2       7                      2.4       7                      -8%

FOX                4.2       13                    3.2       10                    +31%

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY - PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (09/21/09-11/01/09)

2009-10                       2008-09

HOUSEHOLDS

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                7.5       12                    7.6       12                    -1%

NBC                4.7       8                      4.9       8                      -4%

ABC                6.4       10                    6.9       11                    -7%

FOX                6.0       10                    5.3       9                      +13%

VIEWERS

(000)                            (000)                            Chg

CBS                12,076                         11,995                         +1%

NBC                7,536                           7,851                           -4%

ABC                10,021                         10,676                         -6%

FOX                9,976                           8,662                           +15%

A25-54

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                4.2       10                    4.4       11                    -5%

NBC                3.0       8                      3.4       8                      -12%

ABC                3.6       9                      4.0       10                    -10%

FOX                4.0       10                    3.5       9                      +14%

A18-49

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                3.2       9                      3.4       9                      -6%

NBC                2.6       7                      3.0       8                      -13%

ABC                3.0       8                      3.3       9                      -9%

FOX                3.7       10                    3.2       8                      +16%

A18-34

Rtg      Sh                    Rtg      Sh                    Chg

CBS                2.1       7                      2.2       6                      -5%

NBC                2.3       7                      2.7       8                      -15%

ABC                2.4       7                      2.7       8                      -11%

FOX                3.5       11                    2.9       9                      +21%

National Nielsen Rank for Demographic: PER2+    for    10/26/2009  -  11/1/2009

Persons 2+ (000)

1.         FOX World Series Game 4 NY Yankees vs Phillies (S)        FOX    22761

2.         FOX World Series Game 1 NY Yankees vs Phillies (S)        FOX    19511

3.         FOX World Series Game 2 NY Yankees vs Phillies (S)        FOX    18897

4.         FOX World Series Game 4-Pre                                  (S)       FOX    17815

5.         Dancing with the Stars                                                          ABC    17380

6.         NCIS                                                                           (R)       CBS    16697

7.         The OT                                                                                    FOX    16607

8.         THE MENTALIST                                                                 CBS    15528

9.         FOX World Series Game 3 NY Yankees vs Phillies (S)        FOX    15397

10.       CSI                                                                                          CBS    15240

11.       Dancing with the Stars Results                                             ABC    15198

12.       Desperate Housewives                                                            ABC    14078

13.       Grey's Anatomy-Thursday 9PM                                             ABC    13737

14.       60 Minutes                                                                         CBS    12937

15.       SURVIVOR: SAMOA                                                          CBS    12187

16.       CSI: MIAMI                                                               (R)       CBS    11524

17.       Two and a Half Men                                       (R)       CBS    11411

18.       Amazing Race 15                                                                        CBS    11220

19.       NCIS: LOS ANGELES                                             (R)       CBS    11093

20.       The Big Bang Theory                                      (R)       CBS    10855

National Nielsen Rank for Demographic: A25-54    for    10/26/2009  -  11/1/2009

Adults 25-54 rating

1.         FOX World Series Game 4 NY Yankees vs Phillies     (S)    FOX    8.4

2.         FOX World Series Game 1 NY Yankees vs Phillies     (S)    FOX    6.8

3.         The OT                                                                                    FOX    6.6

4.         FOX World Series Game 4-Pre                                  (S)       FOX    6.5

5.         FOX World Series Game 2 NY Yankees vs Phillies  (S)       FOX    6.3

6.         Desperate Housewives                                                            ABC    5.6

6.         Grey's Anatomy-Thursday 9PM                                             ABC    5.6

8.         FOX World Series Game 3 NY Yankees vs Phillies  (S)       FOX    5.4

9.         THE MENTALIST                                                                 CBS    4.9

10.       Dancing with the Stars                                                          ABC    4.8

11.       The Big Bang Theory                                      (R)       CBS    4.7

11.       CSI                                                                                          CBS    4.7

13.       SURVIVOR: SAMOA                                                          CBS    4.6

13.       NCIS                                                                           (R)       CBS    4.6

15.       Two and a Half Men                                       (R)       CBS    4.4

16.       Biggest Loser 8                                                                       NBC    4.3

17.       Amazing Race 15                                                                        CBS    4.2

18.       Modern Family                                                                       ABC    4.1

18.       Extreme Makeover: Home Edition-8PM                                ABC    4.1

18.       Dancing with the Stars Results                                             ABC    4.1

National Nielsen Rank for Demographic: A18-49    for    10/26/2009  -  11/1/2009

Adults 18-49 Rating

1.         FOX World Series Game 4 NY Yankees vs Phillies     (S)    FOX    7.8

2.         FOX World Series Game 1 NY Yankees vs Phillies     (S)    FOX    6.3

3.         The OT                                                                                    FOX    6.2

4.         FOX World Series Game 4-Pre                                  (S)       FOX    6.0

5.         FOX World Series Game 2 NY Yankees vs Phillies  (S)       FOX    5.8

6.         Grey's Anatomy-Thursday 9PM                                             ABC    5.2

7.         Desperate Housewives                                                            ABC    5.0

8.         FOX World Series Game 3 NY Yankees vs Phillies  (S)       FOX    4.7

9.         Office                                                                                      NBC    4.2

10.       The Big Bang Theory                                      (R)       CBS    3.8

11.       Biggest Loser 8                                                                       NBC    3.7

11.       SURVIVOR: SAMOA                                                          CBS    3.7

11.       Modern Family                                                                       ABC    3.7

14.       THE MENTALIST                                                                 CBS    3.6

14.       Private Practice                                                                       ABC    3.6

14.       Dancing With The Stars                                                          ABC    3.6

17.       Two and a Half Men                                       (R)       CBS    3.5

18.       CSI                                                                                          CBS    3.4

19.       Extreme Makeover: Home Edition-8PM                                ABC    3.3

19.       Brothers & Sisters                                                                   ABC    3.3

19.       Amazing Race 15                                                                        CBS    3.3

19.       NCIS                                                                           (R)       CBS    3.3

 
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