On the strength of it’s core crime dramas, CBS leads the way in a tight race between it and ABC. Two new premieres have opposite results as “Jericho” premieres well while “Kidnapped” gets off to a sluggish start. Next cycle of America’s Next Top Model officially launches ‘The CW’ to good results, leading the night in A18-34.
CBS finished first for the evening with a 9.4/15 HH rating and a 4.2 A18-49 rating.
ABC followed in second place with a 8.3/13 HH rating and a 3.7 A18-49 rating.
NBC finished in third place with a 4.8/8 HH rating and a 3.0 A18-49 rating.
FOX followed in fourth for the evening delivering a 4.2/7 HH rating and a 2.2 A18-49 rating
The CW, in it’s official launch, delievered a 3.4/5 HH rating and a 2.6 A18-49 rating .
Source: Fast National Numbers from Nielsen Media Research
The ratings for all the programs that aired last night are viewable below in chart form (click to enlarge):