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CBS Holds Off NBC Monday

Fast National ratings for Monday, Jan. 22, 2007

The first ratings battle between "Heroes" and "24" was basically a push Monday, but CBS used an original episode of "CSI: Miami" to take the overall title.

CBS averaged a 9.0 rating/14 share for the night, beating out NBC's 8.0/12. FOX was not far behind with a 7.4/11. ABC was a ways back in fourth at 5.2/8, and The CW trailed with a 1.7/2.

NBC won the adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.0 rating, edging FOX's 4.8 and CBS' 4.6. ABC, 3.2, came in fourth, while The CW drew only a 1.1.

"Deal or No Deal," 10.7/16, easily won the 8 p.m. hour for NBC. The return of "Prison Break" was second for FOX at 6.2/9. "How I Met Your Mother," 6.0/9, and "The Class," 5.7/8, put CBS just ahead of ABC and "Wife Swap." The CW averaged 1.8/3 with "Everybody Hates Chris" and "All of Us."

In a tight race at 9 p.m., CBS led in households (9.3/13) with "Two and a Half Men," 10.1/14, and "Old Christine," 8.4/12. FOX's "24" was second at 8.6/12, followed by NBC's "Heroes" at 8.5/12. NBC however, had the most viewers (and also the night's top adults 18-49 rating), with CBS second and FOX third. "Supernanny" delivered a 6.0/9 for ABC. The CW went with "Girlfriends" and "The Game."

At 10 p.m., CBS' "CSI: Miami" scored the night's biggest audience with a 12.0/19. NBC's "Studio 60" was a distant second at 4.7/8, and ABC's "What About Brian" posted a 3.9/6.

  • Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.
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