"How I Met Your Mother," "2 Broke Girls" and "Two and a Half Men" Post Gains in Adults 18-49 Over Last First-Run Episode

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January 17th, 2012

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CBS COMEDIES RISE IN DEMOS VERSUS EVENTS AND PREMIERES ON THE COMPETITION

 

"How I Met Your Mother," "2 Broke Girls" and "Two and a Half Men" Post Gains in Adults 18-49 Over Last First-Run Episode

 

Network #1 in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 on the Night

 

            CBS's Monday comedies posted increases in key demographics versus their last first-run episodes opposite events and premieres on the competition, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Monday, Jan. 16.

 

How I Met Your Mother (6.1/09, 10.12m) was first in adults 25-54 (5.0/11), adults 18-49 (4.4/11) and adults 18-34 (3.8/11).  Compared to the last first-run episode (on Jan. 2, 2012), How I Met Your Mother was up +6% in adults 25-54 (from 4.7/10), +13% in adults 18-49 (from 3.9/09) and +12% in adults 18-34 (from 3.4/10).

 

2 Broke Girls (6.7/10, 11.29m) was first in adults 25-54 (5.4/12), adults 18-49 (4.5/11) and adults 18-34 (3.4/11).  2 Broke Girls built on its lead-in by +10% in households, +8% in adults 25-54, +2% in adults 18-49 and added +1.17m viewers (+12%). Compared to the last first-run episode (on Jan. 2, 2012), 2 Broke Girls was up +2% in adults 18-49 (from 4.4/10) and +3% in adults 18-34 (from 3.3/09).

 

Two and a Half Men (7.8/11, 12.90m) was first in adults 25-54 (5.8/12), adults 18-49 (4.6/10) and adults 18-34 (2.9/07).  Compared to the last first-run episode (on Jan. 2, 2012), Two and a Half Men was up +2% in adults 18-49 (from 4.5/10), +4% in adults 18-34 (from 2.8/08) and even in adults 25-54.

 

MIKE & MOLLY (6.8/10, 11.17m) was first in adults 25-54 (5.1/10) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10).  Compared to the last first-run episode (on Jan. 2, 2012), MIKE & MOLLY was up +2% in adults 25-54 (from 5.0/10) and even in adults 18-49.

 

Hawaii Five-0 was first in households (6.5/10), viewers (10.50m), adults 25-54 (3.7/08) and adults 18-49 (2.8/07).

 

For the night, CBS was first in viewers (11.08m), adults 25-54 (4.8/10) and adults 18-49 (3.8/09).

 
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