Fox was first in total viewers and the key adult demographics Sunday night,
according to Nielsen Media Research's fast affiliate ratings, while CBS won the household
Fox did it with The Simpsons, King of the Hill, the new Oliver
Beene and back-to-back Malcolm in the Middle episodes.
At 8 p.m., My Big Fat Greek Life on CBS continued to settle.
It premiered two weeks ago as the most-watched new sitcom in five years.
Sunday night, it was first in households and second in total viewers and adults
25 through 54 behind The Simpsons on Fox and tied for third with NBC among
adults 18 through 49.
At 8:30 p.m., the premiere of Oliver Beene on Fox retained its huge
Simpsons lead-in and finished first in households, viewers and the key
From 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC was first with Law & Order: Criminal
Intent in households, viewers and adults 18 through 49 and 25 through 54.
At 10 p.m., NBC's Boomtown won most of the key categories outright
while tying ABC's Dragnet for first among adults
25 through 54.