In Final Monday #s, The Big Bang Theory Sets Record High for Viewers

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March 9th, 2010

via press release:

Editor's Note:  With final Monday ratings in, The Big Bang Theory has now reached a new series high in viewers (16.32m) and was the night's top program in adults 18-49 (5.9/15), up a tenth from this morning.

"Two and a Half Men" SOARS TO ITS BEST ADULT 18-49 rating IN

THREE YEARS

"The Big Bang Theory" Hits Series Highs in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and

Finishes as Top Show of the Night in Adults 18-49

"Rules of Engagement" Posts Across-the-Board Gains

"CSI: Miami" Wins at 10 PM in all Ratings Measures

CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demographics

Two and a Half Men delivered its best adult 18-49 rating in three years while The Big Bang Theory reached new series highs in both viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 8.

How I Met Your Mother was second in households (6.2/10), viewers (10.06m), adults 25-54 (4.6/12), adults 18-49 (3.9/11) and adults 18-34 (3.4/11).  Compared to last week, How I Met Your Mother was even in both adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.

Rules of Engagement was second in households (6.1/09), viewers (10.07m), adults 25-54 (4.4/11) and adults 18-49 (3.6/09).  Compared to last week's season premiere, Rules of Engagement was up +3% in households (from 5.9/09), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 4.2/10), +6% in adults 18-49 (from 3.4/09) and added +340,000 viewers (from 9.73m, +4%).

Two and a Half Men was first in households (10.5/16), viewers (17.61m), adults 25-54 (7.3/17) and adults 18-49 (5.8/15).  Two and a Half Men posted its best adults 25-54 ratings since Jan. 23, 2006, and best adults 18-49 rating since Feb. 5, 2007.  Compared to last week, Two and a Half Men was up +4% in households (from 10.1/15), +6% in adults 25-54 (from 6.9/15), +2% in adults 18-49 (from 5.7/14) and added +750,000 viewers (from 16.86m, +4%).  TWO AND A HALF MEN was the night's top program in viewers.

The Big Bang Theory was first in households (9.7/15), viewers (16.32m), adults 25-54 (7.2/16), adults 18-49 (5.9/15) and adults 18-34 (4.1/12).  THE Big Bang Theory posted series highs in both viewers and adults 25-54.  Compared to last week, THE Big Bang Theory was up +5% in households (from 9.2/14), +1% in adults 25-54 (from 7.1/15), even in both adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 and added +590,000 viewers (from 15.73m, +4%).  THE Big Bang Theory was the night's top program in adults 18-49.

Compared to the 8:00-10:00 PM comedy block last week, CBS was up +3% in households (8.1/13 from 7.9/12), +4% in adults 25-54 (5.9/14 from 5.7/12), +2% in adults 18-49 (4.8/13 from 4.7/12) and added +340,000 viewers (13.51m from 13.17m, +3%).

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (7.6/13), viewers (11.93m), adults 25-54 (4.3/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/10).

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.9/13), viewers (12.99m), adults 25-54 (5.4/13) and adults 18-49 (4.3/12).

 
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