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[10/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
UPN's Thursday Line-Up Scores with "Everybody Hates Chris"

[via press release from UPN]

UPN'S THURSDAY LINE-UP SCORES WITH �EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS�

EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS Tops NBC, ABC and FOX In Adults 18-34; Ranks Second in Women 18-34, Behind only "Survivor"

CHRIS Scores Huge Year-to-Year Time Period Gains in Key Categories

LOVE, INC and EVE Score Week-to-Week Increases in Key Demos

The critically acclaimed hit EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS continues to score for UPN on Thursday, placing ahead of NBC's "Joey", ABC's "Alias" and Fox in adults 18-34, while topping ABC�s �Alias� and Fox in adults 18-49 from 8:00-8:30PM, based on preliminary Nielsen ratings for Oct. 27.

CHRIS placed second in its time period among women 18-34, behind only CBS's "Survivor," and CHRIS beat ABC's "Alias," WB's "Smallville" and Fox to rank third among women 18-49.

EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS continues to provide UPN with a dramatic boost on Thursday with year-to-year gains in the time period of 24% in adults 18-34 (2.1/7), 17% in adults 18-49 (2.1/6), 188% in women 18-34 (2.6/8), 160% in women 18-49 (2.6/7) and 6% in total viewers (5.2 million).

CHRIS was rock solid week-to-week, retaining 100% of its audience from last week in adults 18-34, adults 18-49, women 18-34 and women 18-49.

Both LOVE, INC. and EVE scored week-to-week increases in key demos. LOVE, INC. improved over last week by 7% in adults 18-34 (1.5/5), 8% in adults 18-49 (1.4/4) and 6% in women 18-34 (1.9/5). LOVE, INC held 100% of its total audience (3.1mil) and women 18-49 (1.8/4) ratings from last week.

EVE delivered week-to-week growth of 8% in adults 18-34 (1.3/4), 9% in adults 18-49 (1.2/3), 6% in women 18-34 (1.8/5) and 7% in women 18-49 (1.6/4).

Through the first 6 weeks of the 2005-2006 season, UPN's new Thursday comedy block is flat versus SMACKDOWN last year in adults 18-34 (1.6/5) and has improved the night by 100% in women 18-34 (2.2/6) and 82% in women 18-49 (2.0/5).

Source: Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 10/27/2005





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· ALIAS (ABC)
· EVE (UPN)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· JOEY (NBC)
· LOVE, INC. (UPN)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (SYFY)











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