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Ratings: Walter Cronkite Tribute Tops Sunday Night, and More

Some recent ratings highlights: FridayFox's Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? drew 4.88 million total viewers, dropping 14 percent from last week. Lead-out Mental matched its previous audience of 3.7 mil. SaturdayNBC's Kings held steady at 1.57 mil; the series finale airs July 25. The first of Dirty Sexy Money's four burn-off episodes was watched by 2.15 million people.  SundayThe CBS News special That's the Way It Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite was the night's most-watched program, delivering 7.41 million viewers. Lead-out Big Brother 11 (5.58 mil) dropped 17 percent from this season's first nominations episode. Over on NBC, Merlin (4.27 mil) gained 620 thou and the conclusion of Meteor — someone help me out here, did we survive? — inched up a hair to 5.2 mil.Crave scoop on your favorite TV shows, from this summer or the upcoming fall season? E-mail senior editors Matt, Mickey and Tim at megascoop@tvguide.com and follow TV Guide on Twitter.

Matt Mitovich

Some recent ratings highlights:

Friday
Fox's Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? drew 4.88 million total viewers, dropping 14 percent from last week. Lead-out Mental matched its previous audience of 3.7 mil.

Saturday
NBC's Kings held steady at 1.57 mil; the series finale airs July 25. The first of Dirty Sexy Money's four burn-off episodes was watched by 2.15 million people. 

Sunday
The CBS News special That's the Way It Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite was the night's most-watched program, delivering 7.41 million viewers. Lead-out Big Brother 11 (5.58 mil) dropped 17 percent from this season's first nominations episode.

Over on NBC, Merlin (4.27 mil) gained 620 thou and the conclusion of Meteor — someone help me out here, did we survive? — inched up a hair to 5.2 mil.

Crave scoop on your favorite TV shows, from this summer or the upcoming fall season? E-mail senior editors Matt, Mickey and Tim at mega_scoop@tvguide.com and follow TV Guide on Twitter.