Sunday Night Football
on NBC pushed the network to another Sunday night win, giving the network an
overall 4.8 rating/12 share in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight
numbers. (Due to the live nature of sports, ratings are subject to
higher-than-normal adjustments.) The Bears-Vikings game -- which was a 39-10 blowout -- scored a preliminary
5.7 from 8:30-11 p.m., while Football
Night in America, at 7 p.m., earned a 3.1.
ABC's new series Pan Am
continued to fall, but only a tenth to a 1.8. Desperate Housewives remained at its series-low 2.7, while Extreme Makeover: Home Edition fell a
tenth to a 1.9. The network earned an overall 2.0/5, giving it fourth place for
Without a Game 7 of the ALCS, Fox aired a 90-minute new episode of The X Factor, down 8%
from its last Thursday airing to a 3.3. The network's overall 4.4/11 earned it
CBS followed with an overall 2.2/5, securing third. The Amazing Race fell 17% to a 2.5,
followed by The Good Wife, which fell
13% to a 2.1. CSI: Miami was the only
series to show improvement, up 9% to a 2.4.