NBC and CBS again dominated Thursday's primetime action, with "Friends" and "CSI" both drawing more than 28 million viewers, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Nail-biter games between teams from the nation's largest markets have produced a strong ratings start to the postseason for Fox's coverage of Major League Baseball.
Despite an improved performance by the CBS primetime schedule, the net's "Late Show with David Letterman" has fallen further behind NBC's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in the early going this season.
The return of "Law & Order" helped NBC capture another Wednesday in primetime ratings, but ABC and the WB are turning up the heat.
The season premiere of "Law & Order" (18.7 million viewers, 5.2/14 in adults 18-49) led NBC to another Wednesday victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49, according to prelim nationals from…
ABC's Tuesday momentum picked up steam this week as the return of "According to Jim" and the regular timeslot preem of "Life With Bonnie" lifted the net to victory in key demos.
ABC is gaining momentum on Tuesday nights, as the return of "According to Jim" and the move of "Life With Bonnie" to its new timeslot lifted the net to a first-place finish in adults 18-49 (4.9/13)…
"CSI: Miami" held up well in its second outing Monday, capping another big night for CBS, which also saw "Still Standing" draw the largest premiere aud for any new comedy this season.
NBC remains the net to beat in key demos this fall, but it was CBS and the WB that made the biggest strides in the opening week of the season.
CBS easily won the second Monday of the new season, as "CSI: Miami" held up very well and new comedy "Still Standing" was solid in its premiere, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
NBC closed out a winning opening week of the season Sunday with promising premieres from new dramas "American Dreams" and "Boomtown" and a powerful score from the returning "Law & Order: Criminal…