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Primetime Broadcast Ratings, October 10, 2008

1 minute read | October 2008

CBS’s “Ghost Whisperer” and “Numbers” were, respectively, the number one- and two-ranked primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Friday, October 10, 2008. 

“Ghost Whisperer” drew an average audience of almost 9.7 million viewers, while “Numbers” drew roughly 8 million average viewers.

ABC’s “20/20” rounded out the top three, with just over 7 million average viewers.

RANKNAMENETWORKVIEWERS (P2+)
1GHOST WHISPERERCBS9,693,000
2NUMB3RSCBS8,012,000
320/20-FRIABC7,017,000
4DEAL OR NO DEAL-FRINBC6,633,000
5EX LIST, THECBS5,596,000
6SMARTER THAN 5TH GRADERFOX5,443,000
7LIFENBC4,978,000
8SUPERNANNYABC4,961,000
9DON’T FORGET THE LYRICSFOX4,829,000
10FUEGO EN LA SANGRE FRIUNI4,345,000
Source: The Nielsen Company (October 10, 2008).

Overall, CBS won the night with an average audience of almost 7.8 million viewers, while ABC took second place with almost 5.4 million average viewers. NBC and FOX claimed third and fourth places with roughly 5.2 million and 5.1 million average viewers, respectively. Univision followed in fifth place with an average audience of roughly 3.8 million viewers.

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