Lee Pace and Chi McBride by Scott Garfield/ABC
This Wednesday's ratings recap:
pushed all comers to the side, premiering to 12.83 million total viewers and also dominating in the key demos.
Deal or No Deal
placed second (with 11 mil), followed by
(7.5 mil, down another 110 thou) and Fox's sitcombo of
Back to You
(6.58 mil, down a mil) and
(holding steady with 6.22 mil).
(4.52 mil) dropped another 330K.
Surging 1.7 mil from its season premiere,
came out on top with 14.4 million viewers (albeit a No. 3 finish in demos).
(12.3 mil) dipped 15 percent from its debut yet stayed on top of
(10.94 mil), which itself slipped 19 percent.
(2.8 mil) got people talking again, inching up a quarter-mil.
won the hour with the same tally as last week, 12.7 mil. ABC's
Dirty Sexy Money
saw 670,000 cash out yet kept ahead of NBC's listing
, which with 8.8 mil was down 13 percent.