Ratings: Did Kings Rule ... or Get Crowned?
Sunday's ratings summery:
The Amazing Race led the pack with an audience of 10.43 million total viewers, up 210K week-to-week. Extreme Makeover followed with 9.48 mil. The first hour of NBC's Kings premiered to 6.4 mil, which was enough to best Fox's The Simpsons (5.97 mil) and King of the Hill (5.38 mil).
Desperate Housewives' girl-on-girl action drew the prurient interest of 14.43 million viewers, up 930K. Cold Case claimed the No. 2 spot with 12.92 mil, gaining 360 thou week-to-week. In its second hour, NBC's Kings (5.6 mil) unfortunately got crowned by Fox's Family Guy (7.2 mil) and American Dad (5.82 mil).
The Unit surged 16 percent to command first place with a season-high audience of 10.92 million viewers. Brothers & Sisters settled for second, with 10.58 mil. Celebrity Apprentice plunged another 12 percent, to 6.7 mil.