CBS gets by on laughs, crime

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CBS won Monday night's ratings battle for households, viewers and adults 18
through 49 and 25 through 54 with its regular lineup including the
Everybody Loves Raymond-driven comedy block from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and CSI: Miami.

NBC was second with two hours of Fear Factor followed by the
Crossing Jordan season finale.

ABC was third with bloopers and a two-hour The Practice finale.

Fox was fourth across most of the key categories (although second among
adults 18 through 34) with Boston Public and Mr.
Personality
.

For the night, the Nielsen Media Research fast affiliate ratings, households: CBS 9.9
rating/15 share, NBC 7.4/12, ABC 6.6/10 and Fox 4.6/7.

Adults 18 through 49: CBS 5.2/13, NBC 4.8/12, ABC 3.2/8 and Fox 3.1/8.

In the Nielsen local metered markets, The WB Television Network averaged a 6.2/9 with 7th
Heaven
and Everwood, while UPN averaged a 3.0/4 with The
Parkers
, One on One, Girlfriends and Half & Half.

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