[10/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

[via press release from CBS]


"Two and a Half Men" Soars to Its Most Watched Episode of the Season and Highest Rated in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

"CSI: Miami" Is The Night's Most Watched Program

"The King of Queens" Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics

"How I Met Your Mother" Is First in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

"Out Of Practice" Improves Last Week's Delivery in Adults 18-49 for the Third Consecutive Week

CBS was first in viewers, adults 18-49 (tie) and adults 25-54, led by season high ratings for TWO AND A HALF MEN, according to final Nielsen ratings for Monday, Oct. 17

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in households (10.2/15), viewers (15.56m), adults 25-54 (6.7/14) and adults 18-49 (5.5/13). This is TWO AND A HALF MEN's best delivery in all key measures since moving to this time period this season. Compared to last week, TWO AND A HALF MEN was up +4% in households, +6% in adults 25- and +10% in adults 18-49.

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (12.1/19), viewers (17.91m), adults 25-54 (7.5/17) and adults 18-49 (6.2/15). CSI: MIAMI was the top rated program in households and adults 25-54 and Monday's most watched program for the fifth time this season, as well as the #1 program in adults 18-49 for the fourth time in five weeks.

THE KING OF QUEENS was first in households (7.0/11), viewers (10.47m) and adults 25-54 (4.4/11) for the fourth consecutive week and first in adults 18-49 (3.5/10) for the third in time in four weeks. Compared to the same night last year (STILL STANDING), THE KING OF QUEENS was up +8% in households, +13% in adults 25-54 and +9% in adults 18-49.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was first in adults 25-54 (4.7/11), adults 18-49 (3.9/10) and adults 18-34 (3.0/09), tied for first in households (6.7/10, with FOX) and second in viewers (10.14m). HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER improved on its THE KING OF QUEENS lead-in by +7% in adults 25-54, +11% in adults 18-49 and +25% in adults 18-34. Compared to last week, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER is up +5% in households, +18% in adults 25-54, +15% in adults 18-49 and +11% in adults 18-34. Compared to the time period last year ("Listen Up"), HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was up +8% in households, +24% in adults 25-54, +30% in adults 18-49 and +67% in adults 18-34.

OUT OF PRACTICE (8.4/12, 12.25m) was up +4% in households, +8% in viewers and +5% in adults 18-49 compared to last week's delivery.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.4/14), viewers (14.04m), adults 25-54 (6.0/13), and tied for first in adults 18-49 (4.9/12, with ABC).

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