How I Met Your Mother and Accidentally on Purpose Hit Season Highs

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January 19th, 2010

via press release:

"How I Met Your Mother" AND "ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE"

HIT SEASON HIGHS IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49

"Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory" and "CSI: Miami" Sweep

Time Periods

CBS Wins Monday in All Key Ratings Measures

How I Met Your Mother and ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE hit season highs in viewers and adults 18-49 as CBS won Monday in all key ratings measures, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Jan. 18.

How I Met Your Mother was first in viewers (10.52m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11), adults 18-49 (4.0/10) and adults 18-34 (3.7/10).  Compared to last week, How I Met Your Mother was up +3% in both households (6.2/09 from 6.0/09) and adults 18-49 (from 3.9/10), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 4.4/11) and added +750,000 viewers (from 9.77m, +8%).  How I Met Your Mother posted its best household and viewer deliveries since March 2, 2009, and its best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 performances since April 13, 2009.

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (5.7/08, 9/63m) was first in adults 25-54 (4.1/09) and second in adults 18-49 (3.5/09).  Compared to last week, ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE was up +10% in households (from 5.2/08), +8% in adults 25-54 (from 3.8/09), +13% in adults 18-49 (from 3.1/08) and added +1.19m viewers (from 8.44m, +14%). ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE hit series highs in these measures.

Two and a Half Men won its time slot in households (9.5/14), viewers (16.20m), adults 25-54 (6.5/14), adults 18-49 (5.3/12) and tied for first in adults 18-34 (3.8/10, with ABC).

The Big Bang Theory won its time slot in households (8.7/13), viewers (14.99m), adults 25-54 (6.5/14), adults 18-49 (5.2/12) and adults 18-34 (4.1/10).

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (8.2/14), viewers (13.16m), adults 25-54 (4.7/12), adults 18-49 (3.6/10) and adults 18-34 (2.6/10).

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.7/12), viewers (12.94m), adults 25-54 (5.2/12), adults 18-49 (4.2/10) and tied for first in adults 18-34 (3.3/09, with ABC).

Updated Monday ratings will be available tomorrow.

 
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