This Wednesday in the wild world of ratings:
(5.85 million total viewers) lost 29 percent of its premiere audience. Lead-out
Twenty Good Years
(5.1 mil) was also down two million.
finally edged past
million viewers to 16.
mil (a margin of victory about equal to the number of guys Lindsay Lohan has fooled around with). Desmond, Nikki, Paolo and the gang still rule the 18-49 demo, however.
The final ratings are in, and hanging chad and behold,
in total viewers. At final count, the CBS drama had 16.203 million, 103,000 fewer than
One Tree Hill
(2.95 million) hit a season low, now down 700,000 from its Sept. 27 premiere.
(8.59 million) held its ground versus last week, but is still down 2 million-plus from its premiere
continues to suffer from
second-half tune-out. (1.7 mil changed channels at 10:30.)
The moral of the above stories: don't put a number in your show's title.