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[05/20/08 - 11:19 AM]
Season Finales Carry CBS to Its Best Monday with First-Run Regularly Scheduled Programming Since March
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 19.

[via press release from CBS]

SEASON FINALES CARRY CBS TO ITS BEST MONDAY WITH FIRST-RUN REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING SINCE MARCH

"Two and a Half Men" Posts Its Best Viewer Delivery Since November

"Rules of Engagement" Notches Its Largest Audience of the Season and Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since November

"CSI: Miami" Posts Largest Audience Since its March Return

The season finales of TWO AND A HALF MEN, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT and CSI: MIAMI led CBS to its best Monday with first-run regularly scheduled programming in viewers and adults 25-54 since March 31, according to preliminary Nielsen live plus same day ratings for May 19.

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in adults 25-54 (6.3/14), second in households (9.1/14), viewers (14.82m) and adults 18-49 (4.8/12). This is TWO AND A HALF MEN's best delivery in both households and viewers since Nov. 26, 2007.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was second in households (7.6/11), viewers (12.25m), adults 25-54 (5.4/12) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10). This is RULES OF ENGAGEMENT's best viewer delivery this season, second best households performance and best delivery in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Nov. 12, 2007.

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (10.3/17), viewers (16.07m), adults 25-54 (5.8/14), adults 18-49 (4.4/12) and adults 18-34 (2.7/08). This is CSI: MIAMI's best delivery in both households and viewers since March 24, 2008 (when the program returned from the WGA strike) and best delivery in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since March 31, 2008.

For the night, CBS was second in viewers (12.42m), adults 25-54 (5.1/12), adults 18-49 (4.0/11) and tied for second in adults 18-34 (2.5/07, with ABC), This is CBS's best Monday delivery, with regularly scheduled first-run programming since March 31, 2008 in viewers and adults 25-54.

Updated ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

SEASON FINALES CARRY CBS TO ITS BEST MONDAY WITH FIRST-RUN REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING SINCE MARCH

"Two and a Half Men" Posts Its Best Viewer Delivery Since November

"Rules of Engagement" Notches Its Largest Audience of the Season and Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since November

"CSI: Miami" Posts Largest Audience of the Season With a Dominant Time Period Performance

The season finales of TWO AND A HALF MEN, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT and CSI: MIAMI led CBS to its best Monday with first-run regularly scheduled programming in viewers and adults 25-54 since March 31, according to updated Nielsen live plus same day ratings for May 19.

TWO AND A HALF MEN was first in adults 25-54 (6.3/14), second in households (9.0/14), viewers (14.70m) and adults 18-49 (4.8/12). This is TWO AND A HALF MEN's best delivery in both households and viewers since Nov. 26, 2007.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT was second in households (7.6/11), viewers (12.29m), adults 25-54 (5.5/12) and adults 18-49 (4.3/10). This is RULES OF ENGAGEMENT's best viewer delivery this season, second best households and adults 25-54 performances and best delivery in adults 18-49 since Nov. 12, 2007.

CSI: MIAMI was first in households (10.4/17), viewers (16.27m), adults 25-54 (5.9/14), adults 18-49 (4.5/12) and adults 18-34 (2.8/08). This is CSI: MIAMI's best delivery in viewers this season, best households performance since Nov. 19, 2007 and best delivery in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since March 31, 2008.

For the night, CBS was second in viewers (12.54m), adults 25-54 (5.1/12), adults 18-49 (4.0/11) and tied for second in adults 18-34 (2.5/07, with ABC). This is CBS's best Monday delivery, with regularly scheduled first-run programming, since March 31, 2008 in viewers and adults 25-54.





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· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)









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