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This Sunday... in a world where Fox's coverage of World Series Game 4 averaged more than 15 million total viewers....

8 pm/ET
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition surged 13 percent to nail down and cement second place with 12.15 million viewers. The Amazing Race followed with 9.7 mil, while the CW's Valentine (846,000) trailed NBC's 40-Year-Old Virgin broadcast.

9 pm
The flashback-filled Housewives was the only program to thrust itself past baseball in viewers as well as in the demos, delivering its second-largest audience of this fall television season — 15.62 million (up 320 thou week-to-week). Cold Case was a cool third with a hair under 12 mil. The CW's Easy Money saw its numbers eradicated by another 55K, to hit 667,000.

10 pm
Brothers & Sisters held steady and placed second with 10.1 mil. The Unit (biff!)followed with a typical 9.1 mil.