CBS won households and total viewers Thursday night with Survivor: The Amazon, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
and Without a Trace, and it was second in the key adult demographics behind
NBC, which aired Friends (one original, one repeat), Will & Grace,
Scrubs and ER.
At 9 p.m., CSI was the most-watched show of the night, drawing 28
ER was second (22.5 million) and Survivor (20 million) was
Fox was third across most of the key categories and did a lot better than its
usual Thursday-night performance with a Michael Jackson interview special from 8 p.m.
to 10 p.m. that drew 6s in the key demos.
ABC was fourth across the key categories (but also up from its usual Thursday
performance) with an all-reality lineup that included Bachelor Reunion, Are
You Hot? and I'm a Celebrity . Get Me Out of Here!
The Nielsen Media Research fast affiliate household ratings for the night: CBS 13.3/20,
NBC 12.1/18, Fox 9.2/13 and ABC 7.0/11.
Adults 18 through 49: NBC 9.0/21, CBS 7.9/19, Fox 6.1/14 and ABC