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[11/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
Led by "Everybody Hates Chris," UPN's Thursday Comes on Strong in November Sweep

[via press release from UPN]

LED BY �EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS,� UPN'S THURSDAY COMES ON STRONG IN NOVEMBER SWEEP

UPN'S CHRIS Climbs This Week In Target Demos Of Adults 18-34 And Women; Remains Rock Steady in Viewers and Adults 18-49

CHRIS Tops "Alias" and "Smallville" in the Time Period Among Women 18-34

CHRIS Ranks Second in Key Major Markets in Both Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49

Climbing to Its Best Ratings in More Than a Month, LOVE, INC. Posts Double-Digit Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers and Key Demos

EVE Builds Week-to-Week and CUTS Scores Second Largest Audience of Season

UPN's Thursday Comedy Block Delivers Double Digit Growth with Women

Halfway through the Nov. 2005 Sweep, critically acclaimed comedy EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS saw double-digit week-to-week increases in UPN's target demos of adults 18-34 (24%, 2.1/6) and women 18-34 (19%, 2.5/7), scoring its best ratings in 3 weeks, based on preliminary Nielsen ratings for Nov. 17. CHRIS was also up +4% in women 18-49 (2.4/6) and held 100% of last week's audience in viewers (5.3mil) and adults 18-49 (2.0/6).

CHRIS continues to provide UPN with a dramatic year-to-year boost in the time period of 24% in adults 18-34, 18% in adults 18-49, 108% in women 18-34, 100% in women 18-49 and 4% in total viewers.

CHRIS topped "Alias" and "Smallville" from 8-8:30PM in women 18-34.

Based on Local People Meter data, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS remains a competitive force in key major markets. Among adults 18-34, CHRIS was second in its time period in Chicago (3.4/12-tie), Philadelphia (4.7/11) and Washington DC (2.9/9).

CHRIS was second from 8-8:30pm among adults 18-49 in New York (3.2/9), Philadelphia (4.4/10) and Washington DC (3.6/10-tied), behind only "Survivor." CHRIS also beat "Alias," "Joey" and "The O.C." among adults 18-49 (2.4/7) in Chicago.

Climbing to its best ratings since 10/13/05 in viewers and key demos, LOVE, INC. improved dramatically over last week in viewers and all key demos, including 60% in adults 18-34 (1.6/5), 36% in adults 18-49 (1.5/4), 33% in women 18-34 (2.0/5), 20% in women 18-49 (1.8/4) and 32% in viewers (3.7mil).

EVE and CUTS combined to beat the WB's "Everwood" in the target demo of women 18-34.

EVE also saw week-to-week ratings gains in key demos, including 18% in adults 18-34 (1.3/4), 9% in adults 18-49 (1.2/3), 6% in women 18-34 (1.8/5) and 11% in viewers (3.1mil).

CUTS scored its second largest audience of the season (2.8mil).

Versus the same night last year, UPN's new comedy block scored dramatic growth in women 18-34 (67%, 2.0/5) and women 18-49 (50%, 1.8/4).

Source: Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 11/17/2005

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

LED BY �CHRIS,� UPN THURSDAY COMES ON STRONG IN NOVEMBER WITH BEST VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS IN MORE THAN A MONTH

UPN'S CHRIS Climbs This Week In Target Demos Of Adults 18-34 And Women; Remains Rock Steady in Viewers and Adults 18-49

CHRIS Tops "Alias" and "Smallville" in the Time Period Among Women 18-34

CHRIS Ranks Second in Key Major Markets in Both Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49

Climbing to Its Best Ratings in More Than a Month, LOVE, INC. Posts Double-Digit Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers and Key Demos

EVE Builds Week-to-Week and CUTS Matches Largest Audience of Season

UPN's Thursday Comedy Block Delivers Double-Digit Growth with Women

Halfway through the Nov. 2005 Sweep, UPN's Thursday comedy block gained steam, rising to the best Thursday in a month (since 10/13/05) in viewers (3.8mil), adults 18-34 (1.6/5), adults 18-49 (1.5/4) and women 18-34 (2.0/5), based on final Nielsen ratings for Nov. 17.

Critically acclaimed comedy EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS saw double-digit week-to-week increases in UPN's target demos of adults 18-34 (24%, 2.1/6) and women 18-34 (24%, 2.6/7), scoring its best ratings in 3 weeks. CHRIS was also up +5% in adults 18-49 (2.1/6), +4% in women 18-49, (2.4/6) and +2% in viewers (5.4mil).

CHRIS continues to provide UPN with a dramatic year-to-year boost in the time period of 24% in adults 18-34, 24% in adults 18-49, 117% in women 18-34, 100% in women 18-49 and 4% in total viewers.

CHRIS topped "Alias" and "Smallville" from 8-8:30PM in women 18-34.

Based on Local People Meter data, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS remains a competitive force in key major markets. Among adults 18-34, CHRIS was second in its time period in Chicago (3.4/12-tie), Philadelphia (4.7/11) and Washington DC (2.9/9).

CHRIS was second from 8-8:30pm among adults 18-49 in New York (3.2/9), Philadelphia (4.4/10) and Washington DC (3.6/10-tied), behind only "Survivor." CHRIS also beat "Alias," "Joey" and "The O.C." among adults 18-49 (2.4/7) in Chicago.

Climbing to its best ratings since 10/13/05 in viewers and key demos, LOVE, INC. improved dramatically over last week in viewers and all key demos, including 60% in adults 18-34 (1.6/5), 36% in adults 18-49 (1.5/4), 40% in women 18-34 (2.1/5), 27% in women 18-49 (1.9/4) and 36% in viewers (3.8mil).

EVE and CUTS combined to beat the WB's "Everwood" in the target demo of women 18-34.

With its largest audience and best adults and women 18-49 ratings in more than a month, EVE also saw week-to-week ratings gains in key demos, including 18% in adults 18-34 (1.3/4) and adults 18-49 (1.3/3), 12% in women 18-34 (1.9/5) and 14% in viewers (3.2mil).

CUTS matched its largest audience of the season (2.9mil).

Versus the same night last year, UPN's new comedy block scored dramatic growth in women 18-34 (67%, 2.0/5) and women 18-49 (58%, 1.9/4).

Source: Final Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 11/17/2005





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· ALIAS (ABC)
· CUTS (UPN)
· EVE (UPN)
· EVERWOOD (WB)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· JOEY (NBC)
· LOVE, INC. (UPN)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





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