Bunnies and angels and stewardesses, oh my! Pan Am continues its descent, proving that it has not been a good season for fake feminism.
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ABC's 1960s drama about
stewardesses opportunities for women took on just 5.89 million viewers for its fourth episode Sunday night, finishing a distant third in prime time's final hour. Just to chart the downward trajectory of the previous weeks: Viewership has totaled 10.87 million, 7.75 million and 6.42 million. At this rate, the show soon will join the not brilliant-and-canceled scrap heap with The Playboy Club and Charlie's Angels.
At the same time, CSI: Miami grabbed 10.51 million people and a 2.4 rating even while fans were tuning out the Sunday Night Football game as the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings. The game averaged an uncharacteristically low 14.74 million, a figured dragged down by the 12.61 million who hung in there from 10 to 11 p.m. EDT.
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At 9/8c, CBS' The Good Wife lured 10.4 million fans (2.1 rating), while Desperate Housewives' grabbed 8.56 million (2.7).
In prime time's first hour Sunday, Amazing Race had 9.26 million vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's 7.10 million. A special Sunday airing of The X Factor pulled in 8.65 million people while posting a 3.4 demo rating.