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�From CBS Entertainment
With its Dec. 17 finale just a few weeks away, SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS continued to pick up steam on CBS Thursday, winning its time period in all key measures and scoring its best household and viewer numbers since Oct. 12. Against a competitive night consisting of "Ugly Betty" on ABC and "My Name is Earl" and "The Office" on NBC, SURVIVOR claimed victory in households (9.2/14), viewers (15.54m), adults 25-54 (6.5/15) and adults 18-49 (5.3/14), according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Nov. 30. SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS continued to top "Ugly Betty" in households (vs. 9.0/14, +2%), adults 18-49 (vs. 4.1/14, +29%), adults 25-54 (vs. 5.0/12, +30%) and viewers (vs. 13.34m, +2.20m viewers or +16%). Final ratings will be available this afternoon.