Fast National ratings for Monday, June 15, 2009.
Once again, CBS aired a night of repeats against new programming on ABC and NBC and still managed to win in most key measures.
Among adults 18-49, CBS averaged a 2.2 ratings, topping the 2.1 rating for ABC and the 1.8 rating for NBC. FOX’s 1.6 rating in the key demographic was far ahead of fifth place The CW’s 0.3 rating.
Overall, CBS averaged an estimated 7.76 million viewers in primetime to go with a 5.1 rating/9 share. ABC was second with a 4.1/7, beating the 3.4/6 for NBC and FOX’s 3.1/5. As usual, The CW trailed with a 0.6/1.
ABC actually started the night in first with a 4.5/8 for “The Bachelorette.” CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” and “How I Met Your Mother” were a solid second. FOX’s “House” had a 3.2/6 to nip the 3.0/5 for NBC’s “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!” The CW’s “Gossip Girl” was fifth with a 0.6/1.
CBS moved into first at 9 p.m. with a 5.9/10 for “Two and a Half Men” (the night’s highest rated program) and “Big Bang Theory.” ABC’s “The Bachelorette” was up to a 4.8/8. Also improving in its second hour was NBC’s “I’m a Celebrity…” up to a 3.3/5, enough to beat “Lie to Me” on FOX. The CW’s “One Tree Hill” trailed.”
“CSI: Miami” closed the night in first for CBS with a 5.5/10. “Dateline NBC” was up to a 3.8/7 for NBC. ABC’s “Here Come the Newlyweds” trailed.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.
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