CBS' Amazing Race outpaced ABC's Secret Millionaire, which has seen its audience shrink since its debut two weeks ago.
Secret Millionaire got a little poorer. After last week's premiere on ABC attracted some 12.6 million viewers, the program had almost 11.3 million coming back for more at 8/7c Sunday. It fell 21 percent among 18-to-49-year-olds to a 2.7 rating.
Ellen Turner, Helen Ashe
So do TV viewers during the Great Recession like to watch shows about benevolent rich folks or those aiming to get rich?
Secret Millionaire, premiering on ABC more than two years after Fox dumped it, attracted some 12.6 million haves and have-nots at 8/7c Sunday, boosting the two shows that followed it. An hour later, Undercover Boss lured 10.9 million on CBS, according to preliminary Nielsen figures.
Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews
Super Bowl XLV was seen by 111 million viewers, making it the most-watched prime-time telecast in U.S. history.
And while Glee got its biggest audience ever, it was down — way down — from the show that got the high-profile timeslot after last year's game.
The indomitable, irrepressible Betty White is just gaining momentum. While she was winning a Screen Actors Guild award for her work on Hot in Cleveland, her Hallmark Hall of Fame movie was putting up the anthology movie series' best numbers in four years.
Our top moments this week:
11. Worst Undercover Job: On Undercover Boss, Sheldon Yellen, CEO of disaster recovery company Belfor, does some immediate disaster recovery himself after hearing lowly employee ...
The next best thing to watching football, apparently, is watching the National Football League's highest-profile owner.
Nearly 5 million viewers visited Sarah Palin's Alaska Sunday night, making it the biggest series launch in TLC history, according to the network.
The docu-series from Mark Burnett, which follows the former governor and her family, also drew 1.6 million adults ages 18-49. The one-hour episode topped the 2003 launch of previous record-holder...
Hugh Laurie and Amber Tamblyn
The guest stars and events that the networks have planned for the second week of November sweeps:
Sunday, Nov. 7
The Simpsons (FOX)
Lisa Simpson has a crush on the sparkly new teen vampire in town (Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe); during Marge and Homer's second honeymoon at sea, they meet a castaway who sounds an awful lot like Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie).
We know that Paul Young has been keeping secrets from Beth, and that Beth hasn't been entirely open with Paul. Their marital difficulties were Topic A last week, and there'll be more developments tonight. Meanwhile, Lynette's looking for a new nanny and Susan's looking for a new job. Expect a convergence. But Lynette gets a job offer as well — from old friend Renee. Here's a flash — a hot one — from the suddenly menopausal Bree. And is Carlos gay? Honestly, that's one of the story lines: Gaby's worried that he and Bob might become an item. — Paul Droesch
Read on for previews of Hannah Montana Forever, Undercover Boss, Sunday Night Football, The Simpsons, Great Migrations and Eastbound & Down.