'Housewives' Returns to Rule Sunday
ABC averaged a 10.2 rating/16 share in primetime, beating out CBS, 8.9/14, for the top spot. With the increased competition, NBC's Sunday
Among adults 18-49, ABC's 6.4 rating gave the network a comfortable lead over NBC's 4.6. FOX, 4.4, finished third, while CBS, despite its solid overall numbers, managed only fourth in the demographic with a 3.6. The CW drew a 1.1.
Hour two of "EM: Home Edition" scored a 9.8/16 at 8 p.m. to move ABC into the lead. "Sunday Night Football," featuring the
"Desperate Housewives" premiered to a 14.6/21 on ABC at 9 p.m. The season premiere of CBS' "Cold Case," 9.7/14, edged "Sunday Night Football," 9.6/14, for second. FOX stayed in fourth with "
CBS reclaimed the top spot at 10 p.m. as "Without a Trace," 11.0/18, edged the debut of ABC's "
On Saturday, ABC's college football coverage (