Riding on the coattails - and them some! - of like-minded lead-in
Deal or No Deal
(which won the 8 o'clock hour with 11.4 million viewers to
's 9.95 mil), the 9 pm series debut of Bob Saget's
1 vs 100
was watched by a mob of 12.55 mil, followed not very closely by
Close to Home
(11.1 mil). (For more on
1 vs 100
, read Angel's
Men in Trees
, meanwhile, was down 350,000, to 7.15 mil.
(with just shy of 11 million viewers) again topped
Law & Order
(a season low of 9.4 mil).
The only stories this week were NBC's football coverage (Broncos-Raiders) being down almost 4 million (to 9.4 mil);
placing first at 9 but again with a new low (20.02 mil, down 750,000 week-to-week); and CW's transplanted Monday dramas -
(3.15 mil) and
(1.8 mil) - bringing in, across the two hours, nearly the same viewership as the
All of Us
sitcom quartet, though
was down more than a million from its previous Monday outing.