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ABC back in command of 18-49

CBS' string is intact - - 11 weeks of the new TV season and 11 wins in Household ratings. But ABC had another strong week in the prized 18-49 demo and moved back ahead for the season-to-date from what had been a dead heat. For the HH crown, CBS posted an 8.3 rating and 13 share, with ABC at 7.8/12, NBC 6.7/10, Fox 4.4/7, UPN 2.4/4, WB 2.0/3 and i 0.3/1. "Desperate Housewives" moved back into the #1 spot and ABC claimed #2 as well, with "Monday Night Football."

Nielsen Television Index Ranking Report

Network prime time 11/28/05 - 12/04/05

Rank

Program

Network

Rating

Share

Audience(000)

1

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

ABC

15.7

23

25522

2

NFL MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

ABC

14.8

23

22636

3

CSI

CBS

14.5

22

23238

4

GREY'S ANATOMY

ABC

13.0

20

20587

5

CSI: MIAMI

CBS

12.9

20

19767

6

LOST

ABC

12.3

18

21541

7

60 MINUTES

CBS

11.6

18

17525

7

NFL MONDAY SHOWCASE

ABC

11.6

17

18119

9

SURVIVOR: GUATEMALA

CBS

11.4

18

19815

10

NCIS

CBS

11.3

17

18170

11

LAW AND ORDER:SVU

NBC

11.1

18

17539

12

TWO AND A HALF MEN

CBS

10.6

15

16526

13

WITHOUT A TRACE

CBS

10.2

17

15295

14

CSI: NY

CBS

10.1

16

15845

14

E.R.

NBC

10.1

16

15436

16

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

9.9

15

15555

17

BIGGEST LOSER 2

NBC

9.7

14

15951

18

EXTREME MAKEOVER:HOME ED.

ABC

9.5

14

16464

19

BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS(S)

ABC

9.0

14

12984

19

COLD CASE

CBS

9.0

13

13322

19

HOUSE

FOX

9.0

13

14908

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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