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[02/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
With the Conclusion of the Winter Olympics, CBS Is Back at the Winner's Podium

[via press release from CBS]

WITH THE CONCLUSION OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS, CBS IS BACK AT THE WINNER'S PODIUM

CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Demographics

"Two and a Half Men" Delivers Its Most Watched Episode Since December and Highest Rated in Adults 18-49 Since January

"Courting Alex" Scores Best Viewer and Demo Ratings Since Its Premiere

"CSI: Miami" Is Monday's Number One Program in All Key Measures

CBS, with its full night of first run programming since Feb 9, returned to its winning ways, placing first on Monday in viewers and key demographics, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings for Feb. 27.

TWO AND A HALF MEN won its time period in households (10.9/16), viewers (17.28m), adults 18-49 (5.8/13) and adults 25-54 (7.3/15). This is the best first run delivery of TWO AND A HALF MEN in households and viewers since 12/19/05, and best adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 performance since 1/23/06.

COURTING ALEX was first in households (9.0/13), second in viewers (14.05m, -0.13m behind FOX) and adults 25-54 (6.0/12) while posting a 4.7/11 in adults 18-49 ABC). This is COURTING ALEX's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since the 1/23/06 premiere.

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (11.6/18), viewers (18.00m), adults 18-49 (6.0/14) and adults 25-54 (7.4/17). CSI: MIAMI was Monday's top program in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

CBS won Monday in households (9.4/14), viewers (14.66m), adults 18-49 (5.0/12) and adults 25-54 (6.2/14).

Final ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

WITH THE CONCLUSION OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS, CBS IS BACK AT THE WINNER�S PODIUM

CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Demographics

"Two and a Half Men" Delivers Its Most Watched Episode and Highest Rated in Adults 18-49 Since January

"Courting Alex" Scores Best Viewer and Demo Ratings Since Its Premiere

"CSI: Miami" Is Monday�s Number One Program in All Key Measures

CBS, with its full night of first run programming since Feb 9, returned to its winning ways, placing first on Monday in viewers and key demographics, according to Live Plus Same Day National Nielsen ratings for Feb. 27.

TWO AND A HALF MEN won its time period in households (10.8/16), viewers (17.04m), adults 18-49 (5.6/13) and adults 25-54 (7.2/15). This is the best first run delivery of TWO AND A HALF MEN in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 performance since 1/23/06.

COURTING ALEX was first in households (8.8/13), second in viewers (13.78m), and adults 25-54 (5.9/12) while posting a 4.6/10 in adults 18-49. This is COURTING ALEX's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since the 1/23/06 premiere.

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (11.8/18), viewers (18.44m), adults 18-49 (6.2/15) and adults 25-54 (7.6/17). CSI: MIAMI was Monday's top program in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

CBS won Monday in households (9.4/14), viewers (14.72m), adults 18-49 (5.0/12) and adults 25-54 (6.2/14).





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· COURTING ALEX (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)











[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 04:07 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 03:18 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 03:12 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 02:39 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 02:22 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 02:21 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 12:56 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 12:54 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 12:37 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 12:31 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:52 AM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:45 AM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:13 AM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:11 AM]
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