CBS’s “CSI” and “Survivor: Gabon” were the number one- and number three-ranked primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Thursday, October 16, 2008.
ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” was sandwiched between the two, in second place.
|2||GREY’S ANATOMY-THU 9PM||ABC||14,803,000|
|6||SNL:WKND UPDT 10/16(S)-10/16/2008||NBC||8,832,000|
|9||LIFE ON MARS||ABC||8,220,000|
|10||MY NAME IS EARL||NBC||6,722,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (October 16, 2008).|
Overall, CBS won the night with an average audience of 14.7 million viewers, while ABC took second place with almost 10.5 million average viewers. NBC and Univision claimed third and fourth places with roughly 8.0 million and 4.5 million average viewers, respectively. The CW and FOX followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of roughly 3.62 million and 3.56 million viewers, respectively.