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Primetime Ratings: 'Pan Am' Continues to Nose Dive; NBC Steals Sunday

ALCS rainout leads to repeats for Fox
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Pan
Am
continued its downward path Sunday, as the freshman drama
fell another 27% to a 1.9 rating in the adults 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen
overnight numbers. Desperate Housewives was down 10% to a 2.7, tying a
series low for a regular new episode. At 8 p.m., Extreme Makeover: Home
Edition
drew a 2.0, down 5%. The network finished with an overall 2.0
rating/5 share, good enough for third place.

NBC
easily took the night with its broadcast of the Green Bay Packers' win over the
Atlanta Falcons, finishing with an overall 6.5/16. The game drew a
fast-affiliate rating of 7.9 from 8:30-11 p.m., up 8% from last week's prelims.
Football Night in America had a 6.0 from 8-8:30 p.m., up 22%. (As always
with live events, numbers are subject to higher-than-normal adjustments.)

CBS, which had its
lineup pushed back by 35 minutes in Eastern and Central timezones, had an
overall 3.2/8, placing second. Amazing Race had a 3.0, The Good Wife
drew a 2.4 and CSI: Miami finished with a 2.1. (Final numbers will
likely be subject to higher-than-normal adjustments.)

Fox was originally
scheduled to air Game Two of the American League Championship Series between
the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers, but due to a rainout, the network
instead aired repeats of The Cleveland Show and The X Factor for a
1.0/3.

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