Premieres of “Deal or No Deal” and “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”, hold off Comedy block and “CSI: Miami” on CBS for the win on this first night of Fall competition.
NBC finished first for the evening with a 9.3/14 HH rating and a 4.9 A18-49 rating.
CBS followed in second place with a 9.0/14 HH rating and a 4.7 A18-49 rating.
FOX finished in third place with a 5.3/8 HH rating and a 3.3 A18-49 rating.
ABC followed in fourth for the evening delivering a 5.1/8 HH rating and a 3.3 A18-49 rating.
And lastly, in it’s broadcast premiere, “The CW” network delivered a 1.4/2 HH rating and a 0.8 A18-49 rating .
Though it was the broadcast premiere for the network, it aired only a repeat of 7th Heaven and a special on the launching of the network. New programming doesn’t premiere until this Wednesday, when the next cycle of America’s Next Top Model kicks off.
The ratings for all the programs that aired last night are viewable below in chart form (click to enlarge):
Source: Nielsen Media Research