NBC won the key adult demos Thursday night, while the network virtually tied
CBS in households and total viewers. CBS was second in the demos.
The four major networks all carried President Bush's speech live at 9
NBC was the clear demo winner from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. with
two Friends episodes (one a repeat), while CBS, with Survivor: The Amazon
was a competitive second among adults
18 through 49 and 25 through 54.
After the speech, NBC ran two episodes of Will &
Grace and ER
CBS aired CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (the most watched show of the night, with about 21
million viewers) and Without a Trace.
ABC was a distant third across the board for the night
with back-to-back special episodes of My Wife & Kids, the speech
and PrimeTime Live
Fox was fourth with a night of Cops specials.