Of the "Big Three" networks, only ABC aired repeats Sunday night. In fact, the majority of its schedule was reruns.
Was the mouse conceding the night. Hardly. Reprises of back-to-back episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, with an assist from a repeat of Desperate Housewives and a new Home Videos helped it to a solid Sunday night win with a 5.7 rating/14 share average in the key 18-49 demo.
In fact, ABC won every half-hour time period.
CBS managed a second-place 8.8/9 for an all-original lineup of 60 Minutes, Cold Case, and a Hallmark special.
NBC averaged a 3.4/8 for its originals of Dateline, American Dreams, Law & Order: CI, and Crossing Jordan.
Fox was in fourth in the 18-49 demo with King of the Hill, Malcolm, Arrested Development, a pair of Simpsons, and Family Guy.
The WB was fifth with a 1.1/3 for a repeat of Summerland and a new Charmed.