David Caruso of 'CSI: Miami'
" and "CSI: Miami
" were Sunday's two most-watched programs and combined with ABC repeats to help CBS comfortably win the night both overall and in the coveted demographic.
Among adults 18-49, CBC did a 2.5 rating for the night. NBC was second with a 2.0 rating. FOX's 1.9 rating was a close third in the key demographic. After winning primetime's first two hours, ABC ended up with only a 1.6 rating in third.
Overall, CBS averaged an estimated 10.79 million viewers and a 6.4 rating/11 share. ABC was second with a 4.0/7 and nearly 6.7 million viewers. NBC was a close third with a 4.0/7 and 6.43 million viewers. FOX's 2.3/4 and 4.03 million viewers finished fourth.
7 p.m. -
" kicked things off with 10.26 million viewers to win the 7 p.m. hour for CBS, even tying for the hour with a 1.7 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" was second overall with 7.4 million viewers and tied for the demo win. NBC's "Dateline" was third with 5.55 million views, while FOX's repeats of "The Simpsons
" and "American Dad" finished fourth with 2.46 million viewers.
8 p.m. -
ABC's "Secret Millionaire
" won the 8 p.m. hour with 11.27 million viewers and a 2.7 demo rating, down by more than 1.3 million viewers and 0.6 in the demo from last week's premiere. CBS' "The Amazing Race
" was second with 9.42 million viewers and a 2.6 demo rating. FOX's new episodes of "The Simpsons" and "Bob's Burgers" finished third with 4.75 million viewers. On NBC, the second episode of "America's Next Great Restaurant
" averaged 4.18 million viewers and a 1.4 demo rating for fourth, both down from last week's disappointing premiere.
9 p.m. -
CBS moved back into first in the 9 p.m. hour with 11.72 million viewers and a 2.9 rating in the key demo. NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice
" was second with 7.365 million viewers and a 2.5 demo rating. ABC's repeat of "Desperate Housewives" averaged 4.92 million viewers, edging out the 4.87 million for FOX's "Family Guy" repeat and a new "The Cleveland Show."
10 p.m. - "CSI: Miami" was Sunday's most watched show show with 11.77 million viewers, but finished second for the 10 p.m. hour in the key demographic with a 2.7 rating. NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" was second with 8.61 million viewers and won the key demo with a 3.0 rating. ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" repeat was third with 3.19 million viewers.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.