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[12/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Makes It a Lucky 13!

[via press release from CBS]

CBS MAKES IT A LUCKY 13!

CBS Is First In Viewers For the 13th Straight Week and First in Adults 18-49

CBS Has Nine of the Top 10 Most Watched Programs

"The Amazing Race 8" Concludes With Its Best Deliveries of the Season

"Frosty Returns" Is the Week's Number One Program Among Children 2-11

"NCIS" Dominates Its Time Period

CBS placed first in viewers for the 13th consecutive week, the first time one network has won the first 13 of the television season since 1988-89 and also placed first in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in the week ending Dec. 18, week 13 of the 2005-2006 television season.

For the week in viewers, CBS (12.24m) placed ahead of ABC (8.66m), NBC (8.32m) and FOX (6.73m). Season-to-date, CBS (13.37m) leads, followed by ABC (10.80m), NBC (9.34m) and FOX (8.14m).

For the week in households, CBS (7.9/13) enjoyed a +39% advantage over ABC (5.7/09), +41% over NBC (5.6/09) and +84% over FOX (4.3/07). Season-to-date, CBS is first in households (8.6/14), outpacing ABC by +25% (6.9/11), NBC by +39% (6.2/10) and FOX by +65% (5.2/08).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was first in adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10) for the second consecutive week. CBS has won 10 of the last 11 weeks in adults 25-54 and eight of the last 11 in adults 18-49. Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (5.2/12) and adults 18-49 (4.1/11).

� NCIS was first in households (10.9/17), viewers (17.11m), adults 25-54 (5.8/15) and adults 18-49 (4.2/12). NCIS dominated its time period, more than doubling the second place network in households (vs. 5.4/09) and viewers (vs. 7.96m) and posting a +71% advantage in adults 25-54 (vs. 3.4/09) and +35% in adults 18-49 (vs. 3.1/09).

� The finale of THE AMAZING RACE 8 was first in households (7.1/11), viewers (11.51m), adults 25-54 (5.5/13), adults 18-49 (4.7/12) and adults 18-34 (3.5/10). This was the best viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 delivery of THE AMAZING RACE 8.

� CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (9.9/16), viewers (15.23m), adults 25-54 (6.0/14), adults 18-49 (4.7/12) and adults 18-34 (3.5/11). CRIMINAL MINDS posted its second best adults 18-34 delivery, matched its second best household performance and scored its third best adults 18-49 (-0.1 behind two episodes tied for first) and adults 25-54 (-0.1 behind two episodes tied for first).

� CSI: NY was first in households (10.8/18), viewers (16.49m), adults 25-54 (6.9/17), adults 18-49 (5.5/15) and adults 18-34 (4.0/12). CSI: NY scored its second best delivery of the season in households, viewers and adults 25-54, matched its second best adults 18-49 performance -- all behind the CSI: MIAMI crossover.

� CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) was first in households (11.5/18), viewers (17.67m), adults 25-54 (7.0/16), adults 18-49 (5.8/14) and adults 18-34 (4.8/13) in the 9PM time period. CSI beat the first hour of "The Apprentice 4" finale by +55% in households (vs. 7.4/11), +52% in viewers (vs. 11.66m), +21% in adults 25-54 (vs. 5.8/13) and +14% in both adults 18-49 (vs. 5.1/13) and adults 18-34 (vs. 4.2/12).

� GHOST WHISPERER won its time period in households (6.9/12), viewers (10.89m), adults 25-54 (4.0/12) and adults 18-49 (3.0/10). GHOST WHISPERER has won its time slot every week this season in households and viewers, placed first in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 every week this season with a first run episode.

� CLOSE TO HOME won its time period in households (7.2/12), viewers (11.34m), adults 25-54 (3.9/11) and second in adults 18-49 (2.8/09, -0.1 or -20,000 adults 18-49 behind NBC).

� NUMB3RS was first for the 12th consecutive airing in households (7.8/14), viewers (11.96m), adults 25-54 (4.5/13) and first for the 11th time in 12 broadcasts in adults 18-49 (3.4/11).

� FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (S) (R) (8:35-9:08 PM) posted a 4.5/08 in households with 8.10m viewers, 3.4/10 in adults 25-54, 3.0/10 in adults 18-49, 2.3/9 in adults 18-34, 4.4/16 in children 2-11 and 3.0/11 in children 6-11. From 8:30-9:00 PM, FROSTY was Number One in viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49, children 2-11, children 6-11 and second in households and adults 18-34.

� FROSTY RETURNS (S) (R) (9:08-9:38 PM) delivered a 3.8/07 with 6.96m viewers, 2.6/08 in adults 25-54, 2.4/08 in adults 18-49, 2.0/08 in adults 18-34, 5.0/17 in children 2-11 and 3.3/11 in children 6-11. From 9:00-9:30 PM, CBS was first in children 2-11, children 6-11, second in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 and was the top program of the week in children 2-11.

� COLD CASE was first in households (9.8/15), viewers (15.22m), adults 25-54 (5.1/12) and second in adults 18-49 (3.7/10). COLD CASE is the night's top rated program in households and adults 25-54, Number One in viewers.

� CBS SUNDAY MOVIE ("The Christmas Blessing") (9:19-11:19PM) posted a 9.1/14 with 13.85m viewers, 4.3/10 in adults 25-54 and 3.2/08 in adults 18-49. CBS was first in households, viewers and adults 25-54, second in adults 18-49.

CBS top programs of the week: #1 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (an average of 17.67m viewers), #2 NCIS (R) (17.11m), #3 CSI: NY (16.49m), #4 WITHOUT A TRACE (R) (15.25m), #5 CRIMINAL MINDS (15.23m), #6 COLD CASE (15.22m), #8 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (14.25m), #9 CBS SUNDAY MOVIE "The Christmas Blessing" (13.85m), #10 CSI: MIAMI (R) (13.79m), #12 60 MINUTES (12.92m), #14 NUMB3RS (11.96m), #15 THE AMAZING RACE 8 (11.51m), #16 CLOSE TO HOME (11.34m), #19 GHOST WHISPERER (10.89m), #20 OUT OF PRACTICE (R) (10.84m), #24 TWO AND A HALF MEN THURSDAY SPECIAL (R) (S) (9.72m) and #27 THE KING OF QUEENS (R) (9.23m).





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· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· CHRISTMAS BLESSING, THE (CBS)
· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· KING OF QUEENS, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· OUT OF PRACTICE (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





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