CBS triumphed in the ratings race Monday for households and total viewers, while NBC took the key adult demographics.
At 8 p.m., CBS' Yes Dear won the household/total viewer and 25-through-54
battles, while Fear Factor on NBC won the 18-through-49 contest.
From 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., midseason Baby Bob and the second half of Fear
Factor tied in household rating and share at 7.1/11, but NBC attracted more
18-49s and 25-54s.
ABC ran back-to-back Bachelor episodes from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. and
won the 18-through-49 battle in both cases, while finishing second and first, respectively, among
adults 25 through 54.
At 10 p.m., Crossing Jordan won households and key demos, although ABC's
special, Contact: Talking to the Dead, finished a respectable second in
households and with adults 18 through 49.
For the night the 18-through-49 numbers: NBC 4.3, ABC 3.8, CBS 3.6 and Fox
Among adults 25 through 54: NBC 4.7, CBS 4.3, ABC 4.3, Fox, 4.1.
All of the rating-share figures are based on Nielsen Media Research data.