Sometimes, immediacy is the mother of invention.
ABC scared up a primetime victory in the adults 18-49 demo on Halloween Thursday, winning every timeslot except the opening halfhour.
Fox could celebrate the numbers even as it lamented Thursday's lost potential Game 7, which likely would have gone several million higher.
Comedy Central also ordered new seasons of "Brickleberry" and "Drunk History."
Rosenblum seems a safe bet to earn second term Nov. 21.
NBC is reviving the onetime Universal TV series that aired for years on CBS, placing Octavia in the starring role once held by Angela Lansbury.
Daytime dramas with fewer than 35 episodes gain own competition.
The deal will bring 50 hours of unscripted programming to the network in 2014.
Past recipients of the award include J.J. Abrams, Don Mischer and Tom Hanks.
Pierce Gagnon, the tyke thesp who earned raves in "Looper," will play the son of Halle Berry's character.