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[11/13/07 - 02:06 PM]
Rules of Engagement Posts Best Deliveries in Viewers and Key Demographics Since Its Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 12.

[via press release from CBS]

"RULES OF ENGAGEMENT" POSTS BEST DELIVERIES IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE

"The Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men" and "CSI: Miami" Also Deliver Week-to-Week Increases

Sophomore comedy RULES OF ENGAGEMENT posted its best deliveries in viewers and key demographics since its season premiere, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Monday, Nov. 12

THE BIG BANG THEORY, TWO AND A HALF MEN and CSI: MIAMI also saw week-to-week increases in viewers and key demographics.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was second in households (7.2/11), viewers (11.53m), tied for second in adults 25-54 (5.3/11, with ABC) and averaged a 4.2/10 in adults 18-49.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was up +6% in both households (from 6.8/10) and adults 25-54 (from 5.0/11), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 4.0/09) and added +760,000 viewers (from 10.77m, +7%) compared to last week. This is RULES OF ENGAGEMENT's best households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 deliveries since the season two premiere.

THE BIG BANG THEORY was second in households (5.9/09), viewers (9.39m), adults 25-54 (4.5/10) and adults 18-49 (3.8/09). THE BIG BANG THEORY built on its HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER lead-in by +9% in households, +15% in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and added +810,000 viewers.

Compared to last week, THE BIG BANG THEORY was up +2% in both households (from 5.8/08) and adults 25-54 (from 4.4/10), +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.7/09) and added +20,000 viewers (from 9.37m).

TWO AND A HALF MEN was second in households (8.7/12), viewers (14.17m), adults 25-54 (6.3/13) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (5.0/11, with NBC). Compared to last week, TWO AND A HALF MEN was up +2% each in households (from 8.5/12), adults 25-54 (from 6.2/13) and adults 18-49 (from 4.9/11) and added +370,000 viewers (from 13.80m, +3%).

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (10.1/17), viewers (15.37m), adults 25-54 (5.8/12) and adults 18-49 (4.6/12). Compared to last week, CSI: MIAMI was up +6% in households (from 9.5/16), +12% in adults 25-54 (from 5.2/13), +7% in adults 18-49 (from 4.3/11) and added +1.30m viewers (from 14.07m, +9%).

Earlier on the night, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was second in households (5.4/08), viewers (8.58m), adults 25-54 (3.9/09) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09, tied with FOX).

For the night, CBS was second in households (7.9/12), viewers (12.40m), adults 25-54 (5.3/12, -0.2 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10, -0.1 behind ABC) with gains of +5% in both viewers and adults 18-49 and +6% in adults 25-54 versus last week.

Updated ratings will be available this afternoon.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

"THE BIG BANG THEORY" AND ''TWO AND A HALF MEN" POST SEASON HIGH DELIVERIES IN KEY DEMOGRAPHICS

"Rules of Engagement" Scores Best Ratings Since its Season Premiere

"CSI: Miami" Posts Best Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Ratings Since Mid-October

CBS Has its Biggest Monday Audience of the Season, Matching Highs in Both Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54.

THE BIG BANG THEORY sets series highs in demos while TWO AND A HALF MEN scored season bests, according to Nielsen updated live plus same day ratings for Monday, Nov. 12.

Sophomore comedy RULES OF ENGAGEMENT posted its best deliveries in viewers and key demographics since its season premiere while CSI: MIAMI scored its best demo performances since Oct. 15.

At 8:30PM, THE BIG BANG THEORY was second in households (5.8/08), viewers (9.32m), adults 25-54 (4.5/10) and adults 18-49 (3.8/09). THE BIG BANG THEORY built on its HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER lead-in by +9% in households, +15% in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 and added +900,000 viewers. THE BIG BANG THEORY posted season highs in both adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, up +2% in (from 4.4/10), +3% in adults 18-49 (from 3.7/09) compared to last week.

TWO AND A HALF MEN (8.7/12, 14.12m) delivered season highs in viewers, adults 18-49 (5.0/11) and adults 25-54 (6.3/13). Compared to last week, TWO AND A HALF MEN was up +2% each in households (from 8.5/12), adults 25-54 (from 6.2/13) and adults 18-49 (from 4.9/11) and added +320,000 viewers (from 13.80m, +2%).

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT scored its best performances in households (7.2/11), viewers (11.46m), adults 25-54 (5.3/11) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10) since its season two premiere on September 24, 2007. RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was up +6% in both households (from 6.8/10) and adults 25-54 (from 5.0/11), +8% in adults 18-49 (from 4.0/09) and added +690,000 viewers (from 10.77m, +6%) compared to last week.

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (10.1/17), viewers (15.46m), adults 25-54 (5.9/14) and adults 18-49 (4.7/12). Compared to last week, CSI: MIAMI was up +6% in households (from 9.5/16), +13% in adults 25-54 (from 5.2/13), +9% in adults 18-49 (from 4.3/11) and added +1.39m viewers (from 14.07m, +7%). This is CSI: MIAMI's best adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 performances since October 15, 2007 and best households and viewers deliveries since Oct. 22, 2007.

Earlier on the night, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was second at 8PM in households (5.3/08), viewers (8.42m), adults 25-54 (3.9/09) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).

For the night, CBS was second in households (7.9/12), viewers (12.38m), adults 25-54 (5.3/12, -0.2 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10, -0.1 behind ABC). This is the best Monday viewer delivery for CBS this season and matches the best households, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 Monday performances.





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· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





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