Primetime Ratings: Tony Awards Down Slightly From Last Year

'Secret Millionaire,' 'Extreme Makeover' even with premieres
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CBS'
broadcast of the 66th Annual Tony Awards drew a 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demo,
according to Nielsen overnight numbers, a drop of two tenths from last year,
despite facing weaker-than-normal competition (last year's awards went up
against the clinching game of the NBA Finals). For the night, CBS finished in
fourth place with an overall 1.0/3.

ABC won the night
with an overall 1.4/4. Secret Millionaire and Extreme Makeover:
Weight Loss Edition
were both even 1.5 each in their second episodes.

NBC finished with
a third-place 1.3/4. Dateline was up two tenths from last week for a 1.2.
Fox aired repeats for an overall 1.2/4.

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