SUPER NIGHT FOR CBS'S COMEDY POWER HOUR
"" Soars to Series Highs in All Key Ratings Categories
"" Delivers its Best Adult 18-49 in Three Years and Largest Audience in More Than a Year
CBS Wins the Night with its Best Monday Ratings of the Season
"" and "The Late " Both Post Second-Highest Metered Ratings of the Season
CBS's comedy power hour of Feb. 8.and delivered season- and series-high ratings respectively, leading the Network to a Monday win with its best nightly deliveries of the season in all key ratings measures, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for
(6.2/09, 10.11m) was second in adults 25-54 (4.5/11), adults 18-49 (3.8/10) and adults 18-34 (3.3/10). matched a season high in households and posted the season's second-best delivery in both viewers and adults 25-54.
ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (5.7/08, 9.23m) averaged a 4.2/09 in adults 25-54 and 3.4/08 in adults 18-49. ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE posted its best households and adults 25-54 deliveries and scored its second-best performances in both viewers and adults 18-49.
was first in households (10.5/15), viewers (17.56m), adults 25-54 (7.1/15) and adults 18-49 (5.7/13). delivered its best households, viewers and adults 25-54 performances since Dec. 15, 2008, and best adults 18-49 delivery since Feb. 5, 2007.
was first in households (9.6/14), viewers (16.20m), adults 25-54 (7.1/15) and adults 18-49 (6.0/14)—all series highs.
: MIAMI was first in households (8.7/14), viewers (13.46m), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10). Compared to last week, : MIAMI was up +2% in households (from 8.5/15), +4% in adults 25-54 (from 4.8/12), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 3.7/10) and added +20,000 viewers (from 13.44m).
For the night, CBS was first in households (8.2/13), viewers (13.34m), adults 25-4 (5.5/13) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11)—all season-highs for Monday in these measures.
In late night,with DAVID LETTERMAN (with MVP Drew Brees, Sandra Bullock and the unveiling of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover) delivered a 4.5/11 in the 55 metered markets, the show's second-highest rating of the season (behind President Barack Obama's appearance on 9/21/09).
THE LATEwith CRAIG FERGUSON, with guests Pierce Brosnan and Patty Griffin, delivered a 2.1/07 in the metered markets, its second-highest rated telecast of the season (also behind premiere week Monday on 9/21/09).
Updated Monday ratings will be available later today.