ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” was the number one-ranked primetime telecast on broadcast TV for Monday, October 27, 2008.
Game 5 of the MLB World Series, which aired on FOX, claimed second place, and CBS's "Two And A Half Men" rounded out the top three.
|1||DANCING WITH THE STARS||ABC||18,876,000|
|2||FOX WORLD SERIES GAME 5(S)-10/27/2008||FOX||13,237,000|
|3||TWO AND A HALF MEN||CBS||11,881,000|
|6||GARY UNMARRIED-MON 930 SP(S)-10/27/2008||CBS||8,654,000|
|9||BIG BANG THEORY, THE||CBS||7,932,000|
|10||HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER||CBS||7,260,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (October 27, 2008).|
Overall, ABC won the night with an average audience of almost 14.2 million viewers, while FOX took second place with just over 12.1 million average viewers. CBS and NBC claimed third and fourth places with roughly 9.5 million and 6.7 million average viewers, respectively. Univision and the CW followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of just over 4.8 million and 3.1 million average viewers, respectively.