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[05/28/08 - 12:04 PM]
CBS Has 7 of the Top 10 Scripted Programs for the Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS HAS 7 OF THE TOP 10 SCRIPTED PROGRAMS FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK

Finales of "Rules of Engagement" and "CSI: Miami" Deliver Largest Audiences of the Season

"Two and a Half Men" Ends Season with Its Best Deliveries Since November

Two-Hour Season Finale of "NCIS" Delivers Its Highest Ratings Since November -Opposite the Finale of "American Idol"

CBS had 7 of the top 10 scripted programs for the third straight week paced by the largest audiences of the season for the finales of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT and CSI: MIAMI and best deliveries since November for TWO AND A HALF MEN and NCIS, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending May 25, which included the final three days of the 2007-2008 television season.

For the week in viewers: CBS (8.53m), FOX (12.48m), ABC (8.42m) and NBC (5.25m). In the 2007-08 season (most current), CBS was second in viewers (10.52m), behind FOX (11.24m) and ahead of ABC (9.26m) and NBC (8.09m).

For the week in key demographics, CBS averaged a 2.7/08 in adults 25-54 and 2.1/06 in adults 18-49. For the season, CBS is second in adults 25-54 (3.8/09) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.0/08, with ABC).

For the week in households: CBS (5.6/10), FOX (7.3/13), ABC (5.6/10) and NBC (3.5/06). For the season in households, CBS was first (6.7/11), +2% ahead of FOX (6.6/11), +12% ahead of ABC (6.0/10) and +29% ahead of NBC (5.2/08).

CBS's Weekly Highlights:

-- Monday, CBS (7.8/12, 12.54m) was second in viewers, adults 25-54 (5.1/12), adults 18-49 (4.0/11), tied for second in adults 18-34 (2.5/07, with ABC). This is CBS's best Monday delivery, with regularly scheduled first-run programming, since March 31, 2008 in households, viewers and adults 25-54.

? TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in adults 25-54 (6.3/14), second in households (9.0/14), viewers (14.70m) and adults 18-49 (4.8/12). This is TWO AND A HALF MEN's best delivery in both households and viewers since Nov. 26, 2007.

? RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was second in households (7.6/11), viewers (12.29m), adults 25-54 (5.5/12) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10). This is RULES OF ENGAGEMENT's best viewer delivery this season, second best households and adults 25-54 performances and best delivery in adults 18-49 since Nov. 12, 2007.

? CSI: MIAMI was first in households (10.4/17), viewers (16.27m), adults 25-54 (5.9/14), adults 18-49 (4.5/12) and adults 18-34 (2.8/08). This is CSI: MIAMI's best delivery in viewers this season, best households performance since Nov. 19, 2007 and best delivery in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since March 31, 2008.

? NCIS (8:00-10:00 PM) was second in households (10.3/16), viewers (16.52m), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (3.4/09, with ABC). This is NCIS's best households and viewers deliveries since Nov. 27, 2007 and best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 performances since Nov. 20, 2007.

? THE PRICE IS RIGHT MILLION DOLLAR SPECTACULAR was second in households (4.9/08), viewers (7.59m), adults 25-54 (2.1/06) and adults 18-49 (1.8/05). This is THE PRICE IS RIGHT MILLION DOLLAR SPECTACULAR's best Wednesday delivery this season in households and viewers, matches the best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 performance.

CBS top programs of the week: #6 NCIS (an average of 16.52m viewers), #8 CSI: MIAMI (16.27m), #9 TWO AND A HALF MEN (14.70m), #10 CRIMINAL MINDS (13.15m), #11 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (12.29m), #12 CSI: NY (11.83m), #16 SHARK (10.27m), #22 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (7.99m), #23 WITHOUT A TRACE (R) (7.72m), #24 THE PRICE IS RIGHT PRIMETIME (7.59m), #26 THE BIG BANG THEORY (7.34m), #27 60 MINUTES (R) (7.33m), #28 NUMB3RS (R) (7.04m), #29 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (R) (6.63m) and #30 COLD CASE (R) (6.53m).





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· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (CBS)
· SHARK (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





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