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How's Matt LeBlanc doin' this morning? Not too shabby, considering the respectable debut Joey made Thursday night. His heavily hyped Friends spin-off averaged nearly 18 million new friends, easily outpacing ABC's NFL Opening Kickoff and CBS's Big Brother 5. But compared to last year's Friends opener, Joey was off by 6.6 million viewers. The show's real test will come next Thursday when it goes head-to-head with Survivor: Vanuatu. Meanwhile, The Apprentice lost some business from last season. The 90-minute premiere drew 14.3 million viewers, roughly 4 million fewer than Omarosa and Co. attracted in their debut. In related news....

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How's Matt LeBlanc doin' this morning? Not too shabby, considering the respectable debut Joey made Thursday night. His heavily hyped Friends spin-off averaged nearly 18 million new friends, easily outpacing ABC's NFL Opening Kickoff and CBS's Big Brother 5. But compared to last year's Friends opener, Joey was off by 6.6 million viewers. The show's real test will come next Thursday when it goes head-to-head with Survivor: Vanuatu. Meanwhile, The Apprentice lost some business from last season. The 90-minute premiere drew 14.3 million viewers, roughly 4 million fewer than Omarosa and Co. attracted in their debut. In related news....