Sunday night was about more than just surviving as CBS blew away the
competition with its two-hour Survivor: The Amazon finale and an
hour-long follow-up special.
More than 18.5 million viewers tuned in to watch 21-year-old Pennsylvania
swimsuit model Jenna Morasca take home the title of sole survivor, making
Survivor hands-down the most-watched show for the night.
The two shows easily won households, averaging an 11.3 rating/18 share,
giving the network a 10.5/18 for the night, and they dominated the 18-through-49
demo with an 8.6/22.
The "Peacock" shone, but not quite as bright, finishing second with
Dateline, American Dreams and Law & Order: Criminal
Fox was third (second in 18 through 49) with King of the Hill, The
Simpsons, Malcolm in the Middle and a Beverly Hills 90210
ABC rounded out the "Big Four" with E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and
For the night, the Nielsen Media Research fast affiliate ratings, households:
CBS 1.5/18, NBC 6.7/11, Fox 4.7/8 and ABC 4.5/8.
Adults 18 through 49: CBS 7.0/19, Fox 3.9/11, NBC 3.4/9 and ABC