CBS: ‘Look, We’re Young!’ – Monday Comedies Are TV’s Fastest Growing Two-Hour Comedy Block Among Adults 18-34

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via press release:

CBS MONDAY COMEDIES:  TELEVISION’S FASTEST GROWING TWO-HOUR COMEDY BLOCK AMONG ADULTS 18-34

 

CBS Monday Comedies Surge Past ABC and NBC Comedy Blocks Among

Younger Viewers

 

            CBS’s four Monday comedies comprise television’s fastest growing two-hour comedy block among adults 18-34, according to Nielsen most current ratings through the week ending Oct.16.

 

Compared to last season, CBS’s Monday block is up +48% in adults 18-34 (4.9/13 from 3.3/09) while ABC’s two-hour Wednesday lineup is up +9% (3.7/11 from 3.4/10) and NBC’s Thursday block is down -22% (3.2/10 from 4.1/12).  This surge has moved CBS’s Monday comedy block from third to first versus these competing comedy nights.

 

All four of CBS’s Monday comedies are posting significant year-to-year increases among adults 18-34.

 

2011                            2010                Change

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER        4.6/14                          4.1/12              +12%

2 BROKE GIRLS*                            4.4/12                          2.5/07              +76%

TWO AND A HALF MEN               6.7/17                          3.6/09              +86%

MIKE & MOLLY                              3.3/08                          2.8/07              +18%

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