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[12/17/09 - 09:57 AM]
Gary Unmarried Attracts Its Largest Audience Ever and Highest Demos in More Than a Year
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 16.

[via press release from CBS]

"GARY UNMARRIED" ATTRACTS ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE EVER AND HIGHEST DEMOS IN MORE THAN A YEAR

"The New Adventures of Old Christine" Posts Best Deliveries in More than a Year

"Criminal Minds" Delivers Highest Ratings Since Season Premiere

"CSI: NY" Beats Combined Competition

CBS Wins Every Half-Hour in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Night and Five of Six Half-Hours in Adults 18-49

GARY UNMARRIED attracted its largest audience ever and highest demos in more than a year, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE delivered its best ratings in more than a year and CRIMINAL MINDS scored its best ratings since its season premiere, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Editor's Note: CBS had preemptions/delays due to local holiday programming; CBS ratings are tentative and subject to change.

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was first in households (4.9/08), viewers (7.82m), adults 25-54 (3.1/09) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.4/07, with FOX). Compared to last week, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was up +2% in households (from 4.8/08), +11% in adults 25-54 (from 2.8/07), +9% in adults 18-49 (from 2.2/06) and added +330,000 viewers (from 7.49m, +4%). This was the show's best viewers delivery since Dec. 10, 2008, and its best deliveries in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Nov. 19, 2008.

GARY UNMARRIED was first in households (4.8/08), viewers (7.92m), adults 25-54 (3.2/09) and second in adults 18-49 (2.5/07, -0.1 behind FOX). Compared to the last week, GARY UNMARRIED was up +9% in both households (from 4.4/07) and adults 18-49 (from 2.3/06), +10% in adults 25-54 (from 2.9/07) and added +910,000 viewers (from 7.01m, +13%). This was the best viewer delivery for GARY UNMARRIED ever and best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Nov. 19, 2008.

CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (9.0/14), viewers (14.60m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (3.7/10). This was CRIMINAL MINDS's best deliveries in viewers and adults 25-54 since Sept.23, 2009 (the season premiere).

CSI: NY was first in households (8.5/15), viewers (13.50m), adults 25-54 (4.4/12) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). CSI: NY beat the competition combined in households (vs. 5.9/10, +44%), viewers (vs. 9.15m, +48%), adults 25-54 (3.5/09, +26%) and adults 18-49 (vs. 2.9/09, +7%).

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.4/12), viewers (11.99m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). CBS won every half-hour in households, viewers and adults 25-54 for the third consecutive night and was first in five of six half-hours in adults 18-49.

Updated Wednesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

"CHRISTINE" AND "GARY" DELIVER SEASON HIGHS IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS

"Criminal Minds," the Number One Program of the Night, Delivers Highest Ratings Since Season Premiere

"CSI: NY" Beats Combined Competition

CBS Wins Every Half-Hour in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Night and Four of Six Half-Hours in Adults 18-49

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE and GARY UNMARRIED delivered season highs in viewers and key demographics while CRIMINAL MINDS scored its best ratings since its season premiere, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Wednesday, Dec. 16.

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was first in households (4.7/08), viewers (7.64m), adults 25-54 (3.1/09) and second in adults 18-49 (2.3/07, -0.1 behind FOX). Compared to last week, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE was up +11% in adults 25-54 (from 2.8/07), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 2.2/06) and added +150,000 viewers (from 7.49m, +2%). This was the show's best viewers delivery since Jan. 7, 2009, and its best deliveries in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Nov. 19, 2008.

GARY UNMARRIED was first in households (4.6/08), viewers (7.76m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and second in adults 18-49 (2.5/07, -0.1 behind FOX). Compared to the last week, GARY UNMARRIED was up +5% in households (from 4.4/07), +10% in adults 25-54 (from 2.9/07), +9% in adults 18-49 (from 2.3/06) and added +750,000 viewers (from 7.01m, +11%). This was the best viewer delivery for GARY UNMARRIED since Dec. 10, 2008, and best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Nov. 19, 2008.

CRIMINAL MINDS was first in households (9.0/14), viewers (14.68m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10). This was CRIMINAL MINDS's best deliveries in viewers and adults 25-54 since Sept. 23, 2009 (the season premiere).

CSI: NY was first in households (8.6/15), viewers (13.55m), adults 25-54 (4.4/12) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). CSI: NY beat the competition combined in households (vs. 5.9/10, +46%), viewers (vs. 9.15m, +48%), adults 25-54 (vs. 3.5/09, +26%) and adults 18-49 (vs. 2.9/09, +7%).

For the night, CBS was first in households (7.4/12), viewers (11.98m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). CBS won every half-hour in households, viewers and adults 25-54 for the third consecutive night and was first in four of six half-hours in adults 18-49.





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· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· GARY UNMARRIED (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)









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