Bolstered by strong debuts for Two and a Half Men, Joan of Arcadia, Cold Case and The Handler, CBS won the first week of the new TV season among total viewers. The Eye network averaged 14 million viewers, followed by NBC (12.6 million), ABC (10.6 million), Fox (6.0 million), the WB (4 million) and UPN (3.4 million). NBC was tops in all major demo categories (including adults 18-49), while ABC was the only network showing any growth over fall 2002. Other freshman series showing early promise include NBC's Las Vegas and The Lyon's Den (tied at No. 31) and ABC's Hope & Faith (No. 34). Last week's top five shows overall were CSI, Friends, ER, Law & Order and Everybody Loves Raymond.
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