The duo of Desperate Housewives and Grey's Anatomy crushed the competition in the network overnight prime time ratings Sunday.
ABC won the night with ease, averaging a 6.8 rating/18 share in the key 18-49 demo on the strength of Housewives, which cleaned up at 9-10 with a 10.7/25, followed by a Grey's Anatomy, which showed the competition its backside with a time-period-winning 7.9/19, up 10% over its debut last week.
It was Housewives' biggest audience in over two months and the second time in a row it has beaten the competition combined--CBSNBCFOXWB averaged an 8.9/19.
NBC was a distant second with a 2.7/7. Its top show was Law & Order: CI, with a 3.7/9. Fox was third with a 2.4/6. It's best performer was The Simpsons at 8 with a 3.4/9.
CBS was a close fourth with a 2.3/6. Its top show was Cold Case with a 3.1/8.
The WB was fifth with a 1/3 for an all-repeat lineup of Charmed and S. Harvey's Big Time.