Buoyed by the return of Desperate Housewives and Lost, red-hot ABC won the opening week of the new fall season among the Holy Grail of demos adults age 18 to 49. It was the first time in a decade that ABC scored such a feat. CBS was tops among total viewers, although its household ratings were down 7 percent compared to the first week of the fall season last year, when the network still had Everybody Loves Raymond. NBC, meanwhile, was mired in third place its lowest debut-week ranking in five years. One bright spot for the Peacock was My Name Is Earl, which, at No. 15, was the highest-rated new comedy. More like "My Name Is Savior."
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