Ratings Round-UpBy Deborah
October 22, 2006 - 1:57 PM
While the battle continues between the original CSI and Gray’s Anatomy, the spin-offs continue their winning streak.
On Monday night, CBS continued it’s overall ratings win, though with strong showings from Deal or No Deal and Heroes NBC scored a demographic victory with 18-49 year olds. CSI:Miami continued to dominate its time slot with a 11.3/18 against ABC’s What About Brian with 5.7/9 and NBC’s ever-slipping Studio 60 with 5.3/8.
Wednesday night, ABC narrowly beat CBS in the overall ratings with a 9.4/14 share against 9.2/14. ABC’s victory in the 18-49 demographic was a little bigger, 4.9 to 4.2. This is no fault of CSI:NY, which remained in the top position for its timeslot, even when pitted against Major League Baseball playoffs. CSI:NY drew a 10.3/17 share, while FOX scored an 8.0/13 with the Mets vs. Cardinals game. ABC’s The Nine averaged 5.8/9, beating NBC’s Dateline with 5.2/8.
CBS won the overall ratings on Thursday night with a 10.1/16, followed by ABC, 9.7/15, and FOX, 9.3/14. However, ABC won the 18-49 demographic was a 5.8 versus CBS’ 5.4 and FOX’s 4.5. With a 14.3/21, ABC’s Gray’s Anatomy beat CBS’ CSI which averaged 12.5/18.
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