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[01/15/08 - 01:09 PM]
CBS Is the Week's Most Watched Network
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS IS THE WEEK'S MOST WATCHED NETWORK

CBS Notches Its Best Saturday Deliveries in Viewers and Key Demos Since 1994

Saturday's Coverage of the AFC Divisional Playoffs Scores the Highest Ratings in All Key Measures by Any Network on Any Night This Season

Part One of "Comanche Moon" Lands in the Top 10 and Lassoes Up the Largest Audience for any Network Movie in More than Two Years

"Criminal Minds" is Wednesday's Highest-Rated Program in Viewers and Adults 18-49

CBS Wins Friday in all Key Measures

CBS scored its best Saturday deliveries in viewers and key demos since 1994 as the Network's coverage of the AFC Divisional Playoffs (Jacksonville at New England) notched the highest ratings in all key measures by any network on any night this season, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the Week ending Jan. 13, week 16 of the 2007-2008 television season.

CBS placed first for the week in viewers and second in key demos as part one of the three-part mini-series COMANCHE MOON attracted the largest audience for any network movie since November 2005, CRIMINAL MINDS was Wednesday's top program in viewers and adults 18-49, and Friday's first-run drama triumvirate of GHOST WHISPERER, MOONLIGHT and NUMB3RS all won their respective time periods in viewers and demos.

For the week in viewers, CBS (13.28m) led FOX (12.93m), NBC (7.97m) and ABC (7.62m). Season-to-date, CBS is first in viewers (11.58m), ahead of ABC (10.12m), NBC (8.87m) and FOX (8.76m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS was second in both adults 25-54 (4.8/12) and adults 18-49 (3.9/10). Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (4.2/10) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (3.3/09, with both NBC and ABC).

For the week in households, CBS (8.2/13) was +4% ahead of FOX (7.9/12), +61% ahead of NBC (5.1/08) and +64% in ABC (5.0/08). Season-to-date in households, CBS is first (7.3/12), +11% ahead of ABC (6.6/11), +30% ahead of NBC (5.6/09) and +35% ahead of FOX (5.4/09).

CBS's Weekly Highlights:

? CRIMINAL MINDS was first in its time period in households (8.9/14), viewers (14.30m), adults 25-54 (5.1/12) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10). CRIMINAL MINDS posted its best viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 delivery since Nov. 28, 2007 and was the night's Number One program Wednesday in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

? CSI: NY was first in viewers (11.71m), adults 25-54 (4.3/11), adults 18-49 (3.5/10), adults 18-34 (2.4/07) and second in households (7.3/12, -0.1 behind NBC). CSI: NY topped "Law & Order" by +5% in adults 25-54 (vs. 4.1/10), +13% in adults 18-49 (vs. 3.1/09), +14% in adults 18-34 (vs. 2.1/06) and +690,000 viewers (vs. 11.02m, +6%).

? CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was first in viewers (18.19m), second in households (11.2/17), adults 25-54 (6.4/14) and adults 18-49 (5.0/12).

? WITHOUT A TRACE (10:01-11:00PM) was first in households (9.3/16), viewers (13.83m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and second in adults 18-49.

-- Friday, CBS was first in households (5.8/10), viewers (9.33m), adults 25-54 (3.3/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/08). CBS won every half-hour in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. CBS has finished first this season every Friday with their first-run regularly scheduled lineup in households, viewers and adults 25-54, first in adults 18-49 with the network's first-run regularly scheduled line-up 10 Fridays out of 11 this season.

? GHOST WHISPERER won its time slot in households (6.1/11), viewers (9.86m), adults 25-54 (3.7/10) and adults 18-49 (2.8/09). First-run episodes of GHOST WHISPERER won their time slots every week this season in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

? MOONLIGHT was first in households (5.1/09), viewers (8.32m), adults 25-54 (3.0/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/07). This is MOONLIGHT's best delivery in viewers since Oct. 26, 2007 and in households, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since Nov. 16, 2007. First-run episodes of MOONLIGHT have placed first in adults 25-54 for the 10 times in 11 broadcasts and first in adults 18-49 the 9 times in 11 broadcasts.

? NUMB3RS was first in households (6.1/11), viewers (9.81m), adults 25-54 (3.2/09) and adults 18-49 (2.5/08). First-run episodes of NUMB3RS have been first in households and adults 25-54 every airing this season, first in viewers for the last 10 broadcasts and first in adults 18-49 10 times in 11 first run broadcasts.

-- Saturday, CBS, with AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS SATURDAY ("Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots") (S), was first in households, viewers, key men and key adult demographics from 8:00-11:00PM.

-- From 8:00-11:00 PM, CBS posted the network's best Saturday primetime deliveries in households, viewers and adults 18-49 since Feb. 26, 1994 (XVII OLYMPICS WINTER SATURDAY 3), in adults 25-54 and men 25-54 since Jan. 19, 2002 (AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS SATURDAY "Oakland Raiders vs. New England Patriots") and in men 18-49 since Feb. 19, 1994 (XVII OLYMPICS WINTER SATURDAY 2). This is also the best primetime delivery by any network on any night this season in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49, men 25-54 and men 18-49.

? The NFL AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS SATURDAY scored a 17.9/30 in households with 30.90m viewers, 12.7/32 in adults 25-54, 11.5/32 in adults 18-49, 16.8/40 in men 25-54 and 15.0/40 in men 18-49 from 8:16-11:03 PM.

? COMANCHE MOON Part 1 of 3 (S) posted a 9.4/14 with 15.76m viewers, 4.6/10 in adults 25-54 and 3.3/08 in adults 18-49. From 9:00-11:00 PM, CBS was first in households and viewers, second in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. This is the best delivery for any movie this season in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. This is the best delivery in households for any movie on any broadcast network since 4/30/06 ("Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise" on CBS), in viewers since 11/27/05 ("Hallmark: Silver Belles" on CBS), and best adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 12/17/06 ("Wonderful World of Disney: Santa Clause 2" on ABC).

CBS top programs of the week: #2 AFC DIVISIONAL GAME "Jacksonville Jaguars @ New England Patriots" (S) (an average of 30.90m), #5 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (18.19m), #7 COMANCHE MOON Part 1 of 3 (S) (15.76m), #9 CRIMINAL MINDS (14.30m), #11 WITHOUT A TRACE (13.83m), #13 NCIS (R) (12.41m), #14 CSI: NY (11.71m), #15 THE AMAZING RACE 12 (11.65m), #16 TWO AND A HALF MEN (R) (11.39m), #28 GHOST WHISPERER (9.86m) and #29 NUMB3RS (9.81m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #16:

CBS: 22 hours

NBC: 22 hours

ABC: 22 hours

FOX 16 hours





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· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· COMANCHE MOON (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· JESSE STONE: DEATH IN PARADISE (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· MOONLIGHT (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SILVER BELLS (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





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