"How I Met Your Mother" Posts Largest Audience For A Regularly Scheduled Episode Since January 2009

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December 6th, 2011

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"How I Met Your Mother" POSTS LARGEST AUDIENCE FOR A REGULARLY SCHEDULED EPISODE SINCE JANUARY 2009

 

"2 Broke Girls" Delivers its Largest Audience Since Premiere

 

CBS Wins Every Half Hour on Monday in Key Demos for the 11th time in 12 Weeks 

 

            How I Met Your Mother delivered its largest audience for a regularly scheduled episode since January 2009 and 2 Broke Girls had its biggest audience since its season premiere, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Dec. 5.

 

Editor's Note:  Monday Night Football, San Diego Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars aired on the CBS affiliate in San Diego from 8:00-9:00 PM only.

 

How I Met Your Mother was first in households (7.3/11), viewers (11.71m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13), adults 18-49 (4.5/12) and adults 18-34 (3.9/12).  Compared to the last first-run episode (on Nov. 21), How I Met Your Mother was up +20% in household (from 6.1/09), +8% in adults 25-54 (from 4.8/12), +2% in adults 18-49 (from 4.4/12) and added +1.70m viewers (from 10.01m, +17%).  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER posted its largest audience since Jan. 12, 2009.

 

2 Broke Girls was first in households (7.9/12), viewers (12.78m), adults 25-54 (5.6/13), adults 18-49 (4.6/11) and adults 18-34 (3.4/10).  2 Broke Girls built on its HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER lead-in by +8% in both households and adults 25-54, +2% in adults 18-49 and added +1.07m viewers (+9%).  Compared to the last first-run episode (on Nov. 21), 2 Broke Girls +8% in adults 25-54 (from 5.2/12), even in adults 18-49 (from 4.6/12) and added +1.45m viewers (from 11.33m, +13%) for its largest audience since season premiere.

 

Two and a Half Men was first in households (9.3/14), viewers (15.04m), adults 25-54 (6.1/13), adults 18-49 (5.0/12) and adults 18-34 (3.5/09). Two and a Half Men was the night's top program in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

 

MIKE & MOLLY was first in households (7.9/12), viewers (12.74m), adults 25-54 (5.4/12), adults 18-49 (4.2/10) and adults 18-34 (2.6/07).

 

HAWAII FIVE-0 was first in households (6.8/11), viewers (10.76m), adults 25-54 (4.0/09), adults 18-49  (3.0/08) and adults 18-34 (1.5/04).  Hawaii Five-0 was up (from 6.7/11), +8% in adults 25-54 (from 3.7/09), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 2.8/07) and added +170,000 viewers (from 10.59m, +2%) compared to the last first-run episode (on Nov. 21).

 

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.7/12), viewers (12.30m), adults 25-54 (5.1/11), adults 18-49 (4.0/10) and adults 18-34 (2.7/08).  CBS was first in every half-hour in adults 18-49 for the 11th Monday in 12 weeks.  CBS was first in every half-hour in the comedy block for the 12th consecutive week in adults 18-49, 11 of 12 weeks in adults 25-54.

 
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