Fast National ratings for Friday, Oct. 24, 2008
It was another good Friday for CBS, which won the ratings war for the night with its solid dramas.
The adults 18-49 demo battle told a similar story, with CBS landing a 2.1 rating. ABC once again took second with a 1.7, beating out NBC and FOX, both of which got a 1.4 apiece. The CW only managed a 0.6.
"Ghost Whisperer," 6.2/11, nabbed the best numbers for the night at 8 p.m. for CBS, while NBC's "Deal or No Deal" took in a respectable 3.9/7. FOX landed third in the hour with "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?," 3.5/6, followed by ABC's "Wife Swap," 2.8/5. The CW averaged 1.1/2 with "Everybody Hates Chris" and "The Game."
CBS barely stayed on top with "The Ex List," 3.7/6, in the 9 o'clock hour, edging out NBC's "Crusoe," 3.6/6. ABC's "Super Nanny" and FOX's "Don't Forget the Lyrics" tied for third with a 3.4/6 each. The CW aired an "America's Next Top Model" repeat.
Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.