It might be the fourth installment, but Survivor is still alive and
Survivor: Marquesas actually showed audience growth in its second outing
Thursday night, averaging 23.4 million viewers and a 9.4 rating/23 share in
adults 18 through 49, according to Nielsen Media Research.
In its debut episode the week before, Survivor averaged 23.2 million
viewers and a 9.1/22 in adults 18 through 49.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation also had another strong outing, finishing
as the most-watched show of the night with 26.7 million viewers at 9 p.m. EST/PST.
CSI averaged a 9.5/23 in adults 18 through 49.
NBC's Friends was the highest-rated show of the night, averaging a
12.4/31 in adults 18 through 49 and 26.3 million viewers.
Newcomer Leap of Faith followed Friends at 8:30 p.m. and
averaged 18.7 million viewers and an 8.8/21 in adults 18 through 49 in its second