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[04/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Sixth Consecutive Week

[via press release from CBS]

CBS PLACES FIRST IN VIEWERS FOR THE SIXTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK

"CSI," "Without a Trace," "CSI: Miami," "NCIS," "The Unit" and "Survivor" All Place In the Top 10 In Viewers

"Survivor: Panama -- Exile Island" Dominates Its Time Period, Topping NBC and ABC Combined

"The Amazing Race 9" Delivers Its Best Wednesday Audience

"Numb3rs" Is Friday's Top Program in Viewers and Key Demographics

The "CBS Sunday Movie" Posts Its Largest Audience Since January

CBS placed first in viewers for the sixth consecutive week as CSI, WITHOUT A TRACE, CSI: MIAMI, THE UNIT and SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND all placed in the top 10, according to live + Same Day Nielsen ratings for the week ending April 23, week 31 of the 2005-2006 television season.

For the week in viewers, CBS (11.85m) topped FOX (9.84m), ABC (7.88m) and NBC (7.10m). Season-to-date, CBS (12.60m) leads, followed by ABC (11.03m), FOX (9.80m) and NBC (9.78m).

For the week in households, CBS (7.8/13) was +28% ahead of FOX (6.1/10), +47% ahead of ABC (5.3/09) and +66% ahead of NBC (4.7/08). Season-to-date, CBS is first in households (8.2/13), outpacing ABC by +17% (7.0/11), NBC by +28% (6.4/10) and FOX by +37% (6.0/10).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in adults 25-54 (4.3/11 and -0.1 behind FOX) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09). Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (4.8/12) and a strong third in adults 18-49 (3.8/10, -0.2 behind both FOX and ABC).

� CSI: MIAMI (R) won its time period in households (10.8/17), viewers (16.34m), adults 25-54 (6.5/15), adults 18-49 (5.1/13) and adults 18-34 (3.3/10).

� TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) won its time period in households (8.0/12), placed second in viewers (11.93m), adults 25-54 (4.6/10) and adults 18-49 (3.7/09).

� THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was second in households (7.7/11), viewers (11.38m) and adults 25-54 (4.7/10).

� NCIS was second in households (10.1/16), viewers (15.90m), adults 25-54 (5.1/13) and adults 18-49 (3.6/10). NCIS beat NBC and ABC combined in households (vs. 5.2/09, +94%), viewers (vs. 7.62m, +109%), adults 25-54 (vs. 3.1/08, +65%), adults 18-49 (vs. 2.6/07, +38%) and adults 18-34 (2.2/07 vs. 1.9/06, +16%).

� THE UNIT was second in households (9.6/15), viewers (15.62m), adults 25-54 (5.8/13) and adults 18-49 (4.4/11). THE UNIT built on its NCIS lead by +14% in adults 25-54 and +22% in adults 18-49. THE UNIT is the season's Number One new series and Top new drama in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

� CRIMINAL MINDS TUESDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) was first in households (7.2/12), viewers (11.17m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (3.3/09, with NBC). This is the third airing of this episode. Compared to the original airing (10/19/05), this broadcast retained 96% of the adults 25-54 ratings delivery, 85% of both households and adults 18-49 and 87% of viewers. Compared to the first rebroadcast (12/29/05), this broadcast improved the adults 25-54 (+10%) and adults 18-49 (+3%) performances and retained 95% of the household and 98% of viewer performances.

� THE AMAZING RACE 9 was second in households (5.5/09), viewers (8.75m), adults 25-54 (3.8/10) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). This is THE AMAZING RACE 9's best Wednesday delivery in households and viewers, matches the best delivery in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

� CRIMINAL MINDS was second in households (8.8/14), viewers (13.53m), adults 25-54 (5.0/11) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). CRIMINAL MINDS posted its best households, viewers and adults 25-54 delivery since 3/8/06, best adults 18-49 performance since 3/15/06.

� CSI: NY was first in households (10.3/17), viewers (15.14m), adults 25-54 (6.0/15), adults 18-49 (4.7/13) and adults 18-34 (3.2/10) -- easily topping the return of "Invasion" and a "Law & Order" rebroadcast. This is CSI: NY's best delivery in households and viewers since 2/1/06 and best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 delivery since 3/29/06.

� SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND was first in households (9.7/17), viewers (16.26m), adults 25-54 (6.9/20), adults 18-49 (5.5/18) and adults 18-34 (3.4/12). SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND beat NBC, ABC and FOX combined in viewers (vs. 14.57m, +12%), adults 25-54 (vs. 6.2/18, +11%) and in a virtual tie among adults 18-49 (vs. 5.6/18).

� CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) was first in households (12.2/29), viewers (18.88m), adults 25-54 (7.3/18), adults 18-49 (5.5/15) and adults 18-34 (3.7/11).

� WITHOUT A TRACE was first in households (11.6/20), viewers (16.93m), adults 25-54 (6.6/17), adults 18-49 (5.0/14) and adults 18-34 (3.2/10).

� NUMB3RS was Friday's top program in households (8.0/14), viewers (12.09m), adults 25-54 (4.1/11) and adults 18-49 (2.9/09).

� CBS SUNDAY MOVIE Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation of "In From the Night" (7.1/11, 10.52m) posted the best households and viewer delivery for the CBS SUNDAY MOVIE since 1/29/06 (Hallmark Hall of Fame's "The Water is Wide").

CBS top programs of the week: #4 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (an average of 18.88m viewers), #5 WITHOUT A TRACE (16.93m), #6 CSI: MIAMI (R) (16.34m), #7 SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND (16.26m), #8 NCIS (15.90m), #10 THE UNIT (15.62m), #12 CSI: NY (15.14m), #14 CRIMINAL MINDS (13.53m), #17 COLD CASE (R) (12.53m), #18 NUMB3RS (12.09m), #19 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (11.93m), #21 60 MINUTES (11.42m), #22 THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE (11.38m), #23 CRIMINAL MINDS TUESDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) (11.73m), #26 CBS SUNDAY MOVIE "Hallmark Hall of Fame: In From the Night" (10.52m) and #29 CLOSE TO HOME (R) (9.06m).





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· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· IN FROM THE NIGHT (CBS)
· INVASION (ABC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· UNIT, THE (CBS)
· WATER IS WIDE (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)











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