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11.27.2012

CBS'S MONDAY LINEUP SURGES TO SEASON HIGHS

"2 Broke Girls," "Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii 5-0" Post Largest Audience and Best Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Ratings of the Season

"How I Met Your Mother" Notches Largest Audience and Highest Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Ratings Since its Season Premiere

CBS Delivers its Most Watched and Highest-Rated Monday in Key Demos of the Season

                2 BROKE GIRLS, MIKE & MOLLY and HAWAII FIVE-0 surged to season-high deliveries in viewers and key demographics, leading CBS to its highest-rated Monday of the season, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Nov. 26.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (5.6/08, 8.77m) was second in adults 25-54 (3.9/09), adults 18-49 (3.4/09) and adults 18-34 (2.9/09).  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER posted its best deliveries in viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Sept. 24, 2012 (the season premiere) and in adults 18-34 since Oct. 15, 2012.   

THE BIG BANG THEORY (5.6/08, 9.00m) (R) (S) was second in adults 25-54 (4.1/09), adults 18-49 (3.2/09) and adults 18-34 (2.3/08), ahead of first-run programming on ABC and FOX. 

2 BROKE GIRLS was second in households (7.2/10), viewers (11.68m), adults 25-54 (5.1/11, -0.2 behind NBC) and adults 18-49 (4.0/10).  2 BROKE GIRLS was the night's #1 program in adults 25-54 and was the night's #1 scripted program in adults 18-49.   2 BROKE GIRLS posted its best viewer performance since Jan. 2, 2012 and best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 ratings since Feb. 20, 2012.   

MIKE & MOLLY was second in households (7.0/10), viewers (11.25m), adults 25-54 (4.8/10) and adults 18-49 (3.6/08).  MIKE & MOLLY posted its best delivery in viewers since May 14, 2012 (the Season Two finale), best adults 25-54 delivery since Feb. 20, 2012 and best adults 18-49 ratings since Jan. 16, 2012.   

At 10:00 PM, HAWAII FIVE-0 was first in households (6.6/10), viewers (10.11m), second in adults 25-54 (3.2/07) and adults 18-49 (2.3/06).  HAWAII FIVE-0 posted its best deliveries in these measures since May 14, 2012 (the Season Two finale).  

For the night, CBS was tied for first in households (6.4/10, with NBC) and was second in viewers (10.15m), adults 25-54 (4.0/09), adults 18-49 (3.1/08) and adults 18-34 (2.1/06).  CBS posted its best Monday delivery in these measures since May 14, 2012. 

Updated Monday ratings will be available Wednesday morning.

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Press Contacts:             Ed Harrison            818-655-1584       ed.harrison@cbs.com

                                     David Pepose         212-975-1929       david.pepose@cbs.com

Press:

Ed Harrison
818-655-1584
ed.harrison@cbs.com

David Pepose
212-975-1929
david.pepose@cbs.com