Fox ratings in Temptation's sway

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Fox's Temptation Island continues to work its magic and new comedy Grounded For Life had another solid outing Wednesday night, leading Fox to another nightly victory in the adults 18-49 demo.

The controversial reality series Temptation Island attracted 16.7 million viewers and a 9.2 rating/21 sharein national Nielsen numbers. Temptation trounced its 9 p.m. ET/PT time competition in the key adults 18-49 demo, beating NBC's West Wing by 37% (6.7/15) and ABC comedies Drew Carey and Spin City (6.0/14) by 53%.

As for Grounded For Life, the midseason addition averaged a 5.3/13 in adults 18-49 and 10.4 million viewers. Grounded For Life topped its That `70s Show lead-in in all ratings categories and has improved its 8:30 p.m. ET/PT time period by 49% in adults 18-49 and 31% in viewers. - Joe Schlosser