- American Idol (12.6/30 in 18-49) opened and closed the evening with 30.3 million viewers. That large number was actually a 3 million decline from Tuesday’s premiere.
- Deal or No Deal (3.1/8) negotiated with 11.8 million.
- Wife Swap (5.2 million, 2.0/5) kissed about 2.5 million goodbye.
- Power of 10 (4.9 million, 1.1/3) lost strength from last week.
- Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants (1.6 million, 0.7/2) was down just a tad.
- Comanche Moon (2.4/6 in 18-49) signed off with 12.1 million.
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2.4/5) interrogated 8.8 million.
- Supernanny (2.5/6) sat 6.1 million down in the naughty chair.
- Gossip Girl* (0.5/1) texted 1.1 million.
- Law & Order (11.6 million, 3.6/9 in 18-49) brought 600,000 more to justice since last week.
- Cashmere Mafia (5.4 million, 2.2/6) shrunk another 800,000 viewers.
(You can review last Wednesday’s numbers here.)
Read More | Hollywood Reporter
Up against the Law and Order and CSI franchises, Cashmere shrunk from its Sunday debut. By night’s end, NBC was the winner with both the viewers and the demos.
- Deal or No Deal (13.6 million, 3.6/10 in 18-49) made mincemeat out of the hour’s competition.
- Wife Swap (7.8 million, 3.0/8) was a distant second in viewers.
- Power of 10’s 6.1 million (1.7/5) lacked impact.
- A Back to You* block (1.4/4) turned in 4.2 million.
- Crowned: The Mother of All Pageant‘s 1.8 million (0.7/2) lacked lustre.
- Criminal Minds (14.6 million, 3.9/10 in 18-49) was the evening’s strongest performer.
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (9.6 million, 2.5/6) had decent debut numbers.
- Supernanny (8.9 million, 3.6/9) built upon its lead-in.
- Two episodes of ‘Til Death* (1.4/4) averaged 3.6 million.
- Gossip Girl (1.1/3) gave 2.3 million something to talk about.
- CSI: NY (11.6 million, 3.5/9 in 18-49) scored a narrow victory at 10pm.
- Law & Order: SVU (3.1/9) fell behind with just 11 million.
- Cashmere Mafia (6.2 million, 2.3/6) dropped nearly 40% from its Sunday premiere.
Read More | Variety
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