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[11/09/09 - 09:52 AM]
America's Most-Watched Network Gets Most Dvr Lift for the Fifth Consecutive Week
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 19-25.

[via press release from CBS]

AMERICA'S MOST-WATCHED NETWORK GETS MOST DVR LIFT FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK

In a Week that Included Rebroadcasts of "CSI" and "The Mentalist," CBS Adds the Most Viewers and Leads in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Lift

Fifth Week Live Plus 7-Day DVR Playback Sees 13 CBS Series Gaining More Than One Million Viewers and 9 Series Gaining a Half a Rating Point or More in Adults 18-49

"Criminal Minds" Is the Network's Top Playback Performer with a Viewer Increase of More Than +2 Million Viewers; "The Big Bang Theory" Leads CBS in Adults 18-49 with a Gain of +0.9 Rating Points

America's most-watched network got the most live plus 7-day DVR playback lift for the fifth consecutive week, according to Nielsen live plus 7-day ratings for the week ending Oct. 25.

In a week that included rebroadcasts of the Network's two most played back programs � CSI and THE MENTALIST � CBS added +974,000 viewers for the week, more than any other network, +0.4 rating points in adults 18-49, tied for most among all networks and +0.5 ratings points in adults 25-54, more than any other network.

CRIMINAL MINDS was CBS's biggest gainer with an increase of +2.01 million viewers while THE BIG BANG THEORY had the largest lift among adults 18-49 with an increase of +0.9 rating points.

With live plus 7-day viewing factored in, CBS's fifth week live plus same day ratings increased by +974,000 viewers (11.72m from 10.75m), +0.4 in adults 18-49 (3.1 from 2.7) and +0.5 in adults 25-54 (4.1 from 3.6).

CBS programs with lifts of one million viewers in week five:

� CRIMINAL MINDS (+2.01m)

� THE BIG BANG THEORY (+1.92m)

� NCIS (+1.76m)

� CSI: MIAMI (+1.68m)

� NCIS: LOS ANGELES (+1.65m)

� TWO AND A HALF MEN (+1.55m)

� THE GOOD WIFE (+1.49m)

� CSI: NY (+1.35m)

� NUMBERS (+1.18m)

� GHOST WHISPERER (+1.16m)

� MEDIUM (+1.12m)

� SURVIVOR: SAMOA (+1.05m)

� HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (+1.04m)

CBS programs with lifts of a half a rating point or more in adults 18-49 in week five:

� THE BIG BANG THEORY (+0.9)

� CRIMINAL MINDS (+0.8)

� TWO AND A HALF MEN (+0.7)

� NCIS (+0.6)

� CSI: MIAMI (+0.6)

� CSI: NY (+0.6)

� HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (+0.6)

� NCIS: LOS ANGELES (+0.5)

� GHOST WHISPERER (+0.5)

CBS programs with lifts of half a rating point or more in adults 25-54 in week five:

� THE BIG BANG THEORY (+1.0)

� CRIMINAL MINDS (+0.9)

� TWO AND A HALF MEN (+0.8)

� CSI: MIAMI (+0.8)

� NCIS (+0.8)

� HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (+0.7)

� NCIS: LOS ANGELES (+0.6)

� THE GOOD WIFE (+0.6)

� CSI: NY (+0.6)

� SURVIVOR: SAMOA (+0.6)

� GHOST WHISPERER (+0.6)

� NUMB3RS (+0.5)

� MEDIUM (+0.5)





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· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· MEDIUM (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





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