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[11/03/09 - 10:11 AM]
How I Met Your Mother Delivers Largest Audience Since Its Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 2.

[via press release from CBS]

"HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" DELIVERS LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE

"Accidentally on Purpose" Posts Series Highs in Adults 18-34 and Largest Audience Since Premiere

"The Big Bang Theory" Builds on its Lead-in Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

CBS's Monday comedies posted strong ratings opposite Game 5 of the World Series with HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER and ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE delivering their largest audiences of the season, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Nov. 2.

Editors Note: Due to live sports programming, all ratings are subject to change.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (5.6/08, 9.05m) was second in adults 18-49 (3.5/09) and adults 18-34 (3.1/09). HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER delivered its largest audience since its season premiere on 9/21/09.

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (5/3/08, 8.54m) averaged 3.8/08 in adults 25-54, 3.2/08 in adults 18-49 and 2.6/07 in adults 18-34. ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE notched its best delivery to date with adults 18-34 and posted its best performance since its premiere in viewers and adults 25-54.

TWO AND A HALF MEN (8.4/12, 13/60m) was first in adults 25-54 (5.6/12), second in adults 18-49 (4.4/11) and adults 18-34 (3.0/08).

THE BIG BANG THEORY (7.7/12, 12.66m) was first in adults 25-54 (5.6/12), second in adults 18-49 (4.6/11, -0.1 behind FOX's tentative baseball delivery) and adults 18-34 (3.5/09). THE BIG BANG THEORY built on its TWO AND A HALF MEN lead-in by +5% in adults 18-49, +17% in adults 18-34 and retained 100% of its lead-in with adults 25-54.

Updated Monday ratings will be available this afternoon.

"HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" DELIVERS LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE ITS SEASON PREMIERE

"Accidentally on Purpose" Matches Series Highs in Adults 18-34

"The Big Bang Theory" Builds on Its Lead-in Among Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

CBS's Monday comedies posted strong ratings opposite Game 5 of the World Series with HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER delivering its largest audience of the season, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 2.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (5.4/08, 8.82m) was second in adults 18-49 (3.5/09) and adults 18-34 (3.2/09). HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER delivered its largest audience since its season premiere on 9/21/09.

ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (5.0/07, 8.09m) averaged 3.7/08 in adults 25-54, 3.1/08 in adults 18-49 and 2.5/07 in adults 18-34. ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE matched its best delivery to date with adults 18-34 and matched its best delivery in adults 25-54 since its season premiere on 9/21/09.

TWO AND A HALF MEN (8.4/12, 13.51m) was second in adults 25-54 (5.6/12), adults 18-49 (4.4/11) and adults 18-34 (3.0/08).

THE BIG BANG THEORY (7.7/12, 12.73m) was tied for first in adults 25-54 (5.8/13, with FOX), second in adults 18-49 (4.7/11) and adults 18-34 (3.5/09). THE BIG BANG THEORY built on its TWO AND A HALF MEN lead-in by +4% in adults 25-54, +7% in adults 18-49 and +17% in adults 18-34.





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· ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





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