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Viewers: 9.56 million, continuing the post-402 upward trend. [In fact, all of the numbers this week are improvements on Shelter Island.]
Adults 18-34: 3.5/9
Adults 25-54: 4.5/10
Compared to other networks: Second in its timeslot again, behind Dancing with the Stars, but tied with Dancing for first in 18-49, and first outright in viewers 18-34.
Compared to other CBS comedies: Third in viewers [The Big Bang Theory delivered its largest audience ever], second in 18-49, third in households.
CBS spins it:
At 8:30 PM, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER was first in adults 18-34 (3.5/09), tied for first in adults 18-49 (4.1/10, with ABC), second in households (6.0/09), viewers (9.56m) and adults 25-54 (4.5/10). HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER delivered season highs in households, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 while posting its largest audience since the Sept. 22 season premiere.