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Broadcast TV Ratings for Saturday, October 7, 2006

CBS gets Solid performance out of their Crime Repeats and 48 Hours Mystery to win the evening in Households, Viewers and A18-49. College Football on ABC does poorly


CBS finished first for the evening with a 5.1/9 HH rating (7.38M viewers) and a 2.1/7 A18-49 rating.

  • “Criminal Minds”
    • 6.70M viewers, 1.8/6 A18-49 rating.
  • “CSI: Miami”
    • 7.68M viewers, 2.4/8 A18-49 rating.
  • “48 Hours Mystery”
    • 7.77M viewers, 2.2/7 A18-49 rating.

NBC followed in second place with a 4.7/9 HH rating (6.71M viewers) and tied for second in A18-49, delivering a 1.9/6 rating in that demo.

  • “Dateline NBC” from 8-10PM
    • 6.70M viewers, 1.8/6 A18-49 rating.
  • “Law & Order: SVU”
    • 6.72M viewers, 2.0/6 A18-49 rating.

FOX finished in third place with a 4.2/8 HH rating (6.27M viewers) and tied for second in A18-49, delivering a 1.9/6 rating in that demo.

  • “MLB Playoffs (Mets vs. Dodgers)” from 8-10PM
    • 6.27M viewers, 1.9/6 A18-49 rating.

ABC followed in fourth for the evening delivering a 2.2/4 HH rating (3.46M viewers) and a 1.1/4 A18-49 rating.

  • “ESPN on ABC Saturday Night Football (Oregon vs. California)” from 8-11PM
    • 3.46M viewers, 1.1/4 A18-49 rating.

Source: Final 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):

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