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[05/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Season Finale of "Two and a Half Men" Delivers the Number One Comedy's Best Ratings in Viewers and Key Demographics Since March

[via press release from CBS]

THE SEASON FINALE OF "TWO AND A HALF MEN" DELIVERS THE NUMBER ONE COMEDY'S BEST RATINGS IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS SINCE MARCH

The Finale of "The New Adventures of Old Christine" Also Scores Its Highest Ratings Since March

With More Than 19 Million Viewers, the Finale of "CSI: Miami" Tops The Combined Competition in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Ties the Other Two Networks Combined in Adults 18-49

On the final Monday of the 2005-2006 season, the season finale of TWO AND A HALF MEN, television's top comedy, posted its best delivery in viewers and key demographics since March, according to Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for May 22.

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in households (9.9/15), viewers (15.70m), second in adults 25-54 (6.3/14, -0.3 behind FOX) and adults 18-49 (5.2/13). This is TWO AND A HALF MEN's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 3/20/06.

The season finale of television's top new comedy THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was second in households (8.6/13, -0.2 behind FOX), viewers (13.28m), adults 25-54 (5.4/12) and adults 18-49 (4.5/10). This is THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 also since 3/20/06.

CSI: MIAMI wrapped up its fourth season easily winning its time period in households (12.4/19), viewers (19.41m), adults 25-54 (8.1/18), adults 18-49 (6.6/16) and adults 18-34 (4.7/12). CSI: MIAMI beat NBC and ABC combined (both with first run programming) in households (vs. 11.1/18, +12%), viewers (vs. 16.31m, +19%), adults 25-54 (vs. 7.6/17, +7%) and tied with the two networks combined in adults 18-49 (6.6/16).

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.0/14), viewers (13.96m), second in adults 25-54 (5.7/13) and adults 18-49 (4.7/12).

Final Monday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

THE SEASON FINALE OF "TWO AND A HALF MEN" DELIVERS THE NUMBER ONE COMEDY'S BEST RATINGS IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS SINCE MARCH

The Finale of "The New Adventures of Old Christine" Also Scores Its Highest Ratings Since March

With Nearly 20 Million Viewers, the Finale of "CSI: Miami" Tops The Combined Competition in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

On the final Monday of the 2005-2006 season, the season finale of TWO AND A HALF MEN, television's top comedy, posted its best delivery in viewers and key demographics since March, according to final Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for May 22.

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in households (9.8/15), viewers (15.51m), second in adults 25-54 (6.2/14) and adults 18-49 (5.1/12). This is TWO AND A HALF MEN's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 3/20/06.

The season finale of television's top new comedy THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was second in households (8.5/12), viewers (13.06m), adults 25-54 (5.4/11) and adults 18-49 (4.5/10). This is THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 also since 3/20/06.

CSI: MIAMI wrapped up its fourth season easily winning its time period in households (12.7/20), viewers (19.96m), adults 25-54 (8.3/19), adults 18-49 (6.8/16) and adults 18-34 (4.8/12). This is CSI MIAMI's best delivery in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 1/30/06 and best adults 18-34 performance since 11/28/05. CSI: MIAMI beat NBC and ABC combined (both with first run programming) in households (vs. 11.1/18, +14%), viewers (vs. 16.56m, +21%), adults 25-54 (vs. 7.7/17, +8%) and adults 18-49 (vs. 6.6/16, +3%). CSI: MIAMI was Monday's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.1/14), viewers (14.07m), second in adults 25-54 (5.8/13) and adults 18-49 (4.7/12).





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· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





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