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Ratings: Gladiators Beat Up on Mafia

A few ratings highlights from this Sunday evening:• The last new Desperate Housewives episode in existence delivered 19.77 million total viewers, a drop of 810,000 from Dec. 2. But I'll be damned if Mrs. McCluskey didn't have me sniffling!• NBC's American Gladiators averaged 12.04 million over its two-hour premiere, trailing Housewives at 9 in viewers and key demos, then trouncing ABC's Cashmere Mafia at 10 in both measures. • Cashmere Mafia drew 10.72 mil samplers, retaining only 54 percent of the Housewives audience.

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A few ratings highlights from this Sunday evening:
" The last new Desperate Housewives episode in existence delivered 19.77 million total viewers, a drop of 810,000 from Dec. 2. But I'll be damned if Mrs. McCluskey didn't have me sniffling!
" NBC's American Gladiators averaged 12.04 million over its two-hour premiere, trailing Housewives at 9 in viewers and key demos, then trouncing ABC's Cashmere Mafia at 10 in both measures.
" Cashmere Mafia drew 10.72 mil samplers, retaining only 54 percent of the Housewives audience.