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[11/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Moves Into First Place (Tie) in Adults 18-49 for the Season While Continuing to Dominate in Viewers and Adults 25-54

[via press release from CBS]

CBS MOVES INTO FIRST PLACE (TIE) IN ADULTS 18-49 FOR THE SEASON WHILE CONTINUING TO DOMINATE IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

CBS Makes It Seven Straight Wins in Viewers

Network Is Also First in Adults 25-54 For the Fifth Straight Week and First in Adults 18-49 For the Fourth Consecutive Week

"NCIS" Soars To A New Series High For the Third Straight Week

"Criminal Minds" Posts Its Highest Wednesday Ratings and the Time Period's Largest Audience Since February 2003

"Ghost Whisperer" Paces CBS's Friday Win With Series High Ratings and the Time Period's Highest Demo Ratings Since September 2003

"Without a Trace" Tops "ER" In Adults 18-49

"Category 7: The End of the World" Delivers The Sunday Movie's Highest Adult 18-49 Rating in a Year

With its fourth consecutive weekly win in adults 18-49, CBS has moved into a first place tie with ABC season-to-date in the key demographic, while also notching its seventh consecutive win in viewers (the first network to win the first seven weeks of a season since 1988) and fifth straight victory in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen ratings for the week ending Nov. 6, week seven of the 2005-2006 season

The week included another record audience for NCIS, Wednesday ratings highs for CRIMINAL MINDS and GHOST WHISPERER's largest ratings of the season.

For the week in viewers, CBS (13.38m) topped ABC (10.55m), NBC (9.52m) and FOX (7.22m). Season to date, CBS (12.96m) leads ABC (10.76m), NBC (9.40m) and FOX (8.89m).

For the week in households, CBS (8.7/14) enjoyed a +26% advantage over ABC (6.9/11), +34% over NBC (6.5/10) and +93% over FOX (4.5/07). Season-to-date, CBS is first in households (8.4/14), outpacing ABC by +20% (7.0/11), NBC by +33% (6.3/10) and FOX by +47% (5.7/09).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (5.2/13) for the fifth consecutive week and first in adults 18-49 (4.1/11) for the fourth week in a row. Compared to the same week last year, CBS was up +2% in households, +6% in adults 25-54 and even in adults 18-49.

Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (4.0/11, with ABC).

� NCIS was first in households (11.3/17), viewers (18.08m), adults 25-54 (5.9/14) and adults 18-49 (4.2/11) for the 7th consecutive week. This is the most watched episode ever for the third straight week and the fourth time in five weeks. This matches the second best adults 25-54 performance. NCIS is the night's Number One program in households and viewers.

� CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (10.4/16), viewers (16.22m), adults 25-54 (6.2/14) and adults 18-49 (4.8/12). CRIMINAL MINDS hit Wednesday series highs in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. This is CBS's best Wednesday 9PM delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 with regularly scheduled programming since 2/26/03 ("60 Minutes II" when Dan Rather interviewed Saddam Hussein). ?

� CSI: NY was first in households (10.6/18), viewers (15.70m), adults 25-54 (6.4/16) and adults 18-49 (5.4/15). CSI: NY easily topped a first-run "Law & Order" by +25% in viewers (vs. 12.57m), +32% in adults 18-49 (vs. 4.1/11) and +28% in adults 25-54 (vs. 5.0/12). This is CSI: NY's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since March 23, 2005. ?

� SURVIVOR: GUATEMALA won its time period in households (10.9/17), viewers (18.28m), adults 25-54 (8.1/19), adults 18-49 (6.6/17) and adults 18-34 (4.4/13). SURVIVOR: GUATEMALA hit series highs in adults 25-54 and posted its best delivery in households, viewers and adults 18-49 since the first episode this season (9/15/05). ?

� CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was first in households (17.9/27), viewers (28.73m), adults 25-54 (12.1/26), adults 18-49 (9.9/24) and adults 18-34 (7.1/19). CSI beat ABC, NBC and FOX combined in viewers (vs. 23.07m, +25%), adults 25-54 (vs. 10.7/23, +13%) and adults 18-49 (vs. 9.7/23, +2%). ?

� WITHOUT A TRACE won its time period in households (13.3/22), viewers (20.44m) adults 25-54 (7.9/19) and adults 18-49 (6.4/17). WITHOUT A TRACE beat "ER" by +36% in households (vs. 9.8/16), +3% in adults 18-49 (vs. 6.2/16), +8% in adults 25-54 (vs. 7.3/17) and +43% in viewers (vs. 14.29m).

-- For the seventh week this season, CBS was first Friday in households (6.9/12), viewers (10.66m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.1/10). This is CBS's best delivery with a Friday of regularly scheduled programming since 11/14/03 in viewers, 10/3/03 in adults 25-54 and 9/26/03 (premiere Friday of the 2003-04 season) in adults 18-49.

� GHOST WHISPERER won its time period in households (8.2/14), viewers (12.79m), adults 25-54 (4.9/14), adults 18-49 (3.6/12) and adults 18-34 (1.9/08). This is the time period's best delivery in households since 10/3/03 (the second episode of "Joan of Arcadia") in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 9/26/03 (the series premiere of "Joan of Arcadia") and best adults 18-34 delivery since 9/24/04 (the season 2 premiere of "Joan of Arcadia"). GHOST WHISPERER was the Number One program of the night in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. ?

� THRESHOLD won its time period in adults 25-54 (3.3/09), adults 18-49 (2.5/08), tied for first in adults 18-34 (1.6/06, with both ABC and UPN), second in households (5.2/09) and viewers (8.05m, -0.07m behind NBC). ?

� NUMB3RS was first for the seventh consecutive week in households (7.3/13), viewers (11.13m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and first for the sixth time in seven weeks in adults 18-49 (3.2/10). ?

� COLD CASE delivered a 10.6/15 with 16.62m viewers, 6.0/12 in adults 25-54 and 4.5/10 in adults 18-49. This is COLD CASE's best delivery in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since March 20, 2005. ?

� CBS SUNDAY MOVIE "Category 7: The End of the World" part 1 of 2 (9:10-11:10PM) scored a 9.1/14 with 14.32m viewers, 6.2/13 in adults 25-54 and 4.9/11 in adults 18-49. From 9:00-11:00PM, the CBS SUNDAY MOVIE was second in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. This is the CBS SUNDAY MOVIE's best delivery in households and viewers since 5/1/05 ("Riding on the Bus with My Sister") and in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 11/14/04 ("Category 6: Day of Destruction" part 1 of 2). Compared to the CBS SUNDAY MOVIE's season-to-date average, "Category 7: The End of the World" was up +47% in households, +54% in viewers, +77% in adults 25-54 and +75% in adults 18-49.

CBS top programs of the week: #1 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (an average of 28.73m viewers), #3 WITHOUT A TRACE (20.44m), #4 SURVIVOR: GUATEMALA: THE MAYA EMPIRE (18.28m), #6 NCIS (18.08m), #8 COLD CASE (16.62m), #10 CRIMINAL MINDS (16.22m), #11 CSI: NY (15.70m), #12 60 MINUTES (15.61m), #14 CBS NFL NATIONAL POST GAME (15.08m), #16 CBS SUNDAY MOVIE "Category 7: End of the World" part 1 of 2 (14.32m), #20 CSI: MIAMI (R) (13.31m), #22 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (12.82m), #23 GHOST WHISPERER (12.79m) and #29 NUMB3RS (11.13m).





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· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (WED.) (CBS)
· CATEGORY 6: DAY OF DESTRUCTION (CBS)
· CATEGORY 7: THE END OF THE WORLD (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· ER (NBC)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· JOAN OF ARCADIA (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· RIDING THE BUS WITH MY SISTER (CBS)
· THRESHOLD (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)









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