THE PREMIERE OF "THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE" POSTS THE MONDAY, 9:30 PM TIME PERIOD�S BEST VIEWER DELIVERY OF THE SEASON
"Christine" Delivers the Highest Adult 18-49 and Adult 25-54 Retention Out of Its
"Two and a Half Men" Lead-In Than Any Other CBS Premiering Comedy
"Christine's" Special Preview At 8:30 PM Also Notches the Time Period�s Best Viewer Delivery of the Season and Improves on Its "King of Queens" Lead-In
"CSI: Miami" Is the Night's Number One Program in Viewers and
CBS Scores an Across-the-Board Monday Victory
The premiere of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE posted the Monday, 9:30 PM time period's best viewer delivery of the season (15.09m) and retained more of its lead-in among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 than any other premiering CBS comedy this season, according to Live Plus Same Day National Nielsen ratings for March 13.
At 9:30PM, the time period premiere of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was first in households (9.7/15), viewers (15.09m), second in adults 25-54 (6.0/13) and adults 18-49 (4.8/11).
This is the time period's best delivery this season in viewers and best delivery in both adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 1/23/06 (the series premiere of COURTING ALEX). THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE retained 88% of its TWO AND A HALF MEN adults 25-54 lead-in and 91% of its adults 18-49 lead-in, the best premiere retention of the three sitcoms that premiered in this time slot (OUT OF PRACTICE, COURTING ALEX and OLD CHRISTINE).
A preview of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE (S) at 8:30PM was second in households (7.9/12), viewers (12.36m), adults 25-54 (4.8/11) and posted a 3.8/10 in adults 18-49 (-0.1 behind ABC).
This is the time period's best delivery this season in viewers and the best delivery in both adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 2/6/06. The preview of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE built on its KING OF QUEENS lead-in by +10% in households, +7% in adults 25-54, +6% in adults 18-49 and added over 1 million viewers (+1.06m).
At 9PM, TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in households (10.8/16), viewers (17.37m), adults 25-54 (6.8/15) and second in adults 18-49 (5.3/13, -0.3 behind FOX).
CSI MIAMI dominated the 10PM time slot in households (12.3/20), viewers (19.01m), adults 25-54 (7.7/18), adults 18-49 (6.3/16) and adults 18-34 (4.4/13). CSI: MIAMI is Monday's top program in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.
CBS won Monday in households (10.1/16), viewers (15.69m), adults 25-54 (6.2/14) and adults 18-49 (5.0/13).