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11.24.2014

L+7 LIFTS “THE BIG BANG THEORY” PAST “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” AS THE #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS, A18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54 IN WEEK SEVEN

“NCIS: Los Angeles” Delivers a Series High in L+7 Viewer Lift, Adding More Than Four Million Viewers

“Scorpion's” L+7 Viewer Lift of Nearly +5 Million is Its Best Since Series Premiere

Five CBS Series Top Four Million Viewers with L+7

       THE BIG BANG THEORY moved ahead of “Sunday Night Football” as the #1 program in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in week seven, according to Nielsen live + 7-day ratings.

     THE BIG BANG THEORY added +5.53m viewers, (22.09m from 16.56m, +33% from its live plus same day average) overtaking “Sunday Night Football's 18.23m.  Among adults 18-49, THE BIG BANG THEORY was the week's top gainer, adding +2.4 rating points (6.7 from 4.3, +56%) finishing ahead of “Sunday Night Football's” 6.5.  THE BIG ANG THEORY also topped football in adults 25-54 (8.8 vs. 7.3).

     NCIS: LOS ANGELES delivered its largest-ever live + 7 day lift among viewers, adding +4.08m (13.28m from 9.20m, +44%).

     SCORPION added +4.85m (15.20m from 10.35m, +47%) its largest live + 7-day lift since its series premiere.

     CBS's other series gaining more than four million viewers include CRIMINAL MINDS (+4.39m) and ELEMENTARY (+4.25m).

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