CBS GIVES FULL SEASON ORDERS TO ‘VEGAS’ AND ‘ELEMENTARY’

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by CBS and received via e-mail. The release was confirmed
by the sender.) 
Oct. 23, 2012 
CBS GIVES FULL SEASON ORDERS TO TELEVISION’S #1 AND #2
NEW SERIES -- “VEGAS” AND “ELEMENTARY” 
Freshman Dramas Win Their Time Periods in Viewers and Key
Demographics 
CBS has given full season “back nine” orders to television’s top
two freshman series -- VEGAS and ELEMENTARY. 
“VEGAS and ELEMENTARY have opened strong, delivering big
audiences and winning performances in important time periods,”
said Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.  “Each of the
shows has rich characters, big stars and a unique visual style
that have stood out in the crowd, helping make two of our
strongest nights even stronger.” 
VEGAS, the #1 new series of the season and ranked sixth overall,
wins its Tuesday (10:00-11:00 PM) time period in viewers and key
demographics, averaging 14.94 million viewers, 2.7/08 in adults
18-49 and 3.8/09 in adults 25-54.  VEGAS has improved the year-ago time period by +8% in viewers. 
ELEMENTARY, the #2 new series of the season and ranked ninth
overall, also wins its Thursday (10:00-11:00 PM) time period in
the key ratings measures, averaging 14.30 million viewers,
3.5/10 in adults 18-49 and 4.6/11 in adults 25-54. Compared to
the time period last year, ELEMENTARY is up +17% in adults 18-49
and +10% in adults 25-54. 
VEGAS stars Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jason O’Mara, Taylor Handley and Sarah Jones.  Greg
Walker, Nicholas Pileggi, Cathy Konrad, Arthur Sarkissian and
James Mangold are executive producers for CBS Television
Studios. 
ELEMENTARY stars Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan
Quinn and Jon Michael Hill.  Rob Doherty, Sarah Timberman and
Carl Beverly are executive producers for CBS Television Studios. 
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Press Contacts: 
Phil Gonzales               818-655-1580
phil.gonzales@cbs.com 
Ed Harrison                 818-655-1584
ed.harrison@cbs.com 
(sgp) NY 
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