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Primetime Broadcast Ratings, November 6, 2008
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Primetime Broadcast Ratings, November 6, 2008

CBS’s “CSI” and “Survivor: Gabon” were the number one- and number three-ranked primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Thursday, November 6, 2008.

ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” was sandwiched in between the two, in second place.

Rank Program Network Viewers (P2+)
1 CSI CBS 18,175,000
2 GREY’S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 15,740,000
3 SURVIVOR: GABON CBS 12,013,000
4 ELEVENTH HOUR CBS 10,902,000
5 UGLY BETTY ABC 8,917,000
6 LIFE ON MARS ABC 8,711,000
7 E.R. NBC 8,608,000
8 OFFICE NBC 8,545,000
9 30 ROCK NBC 8,069,000
10 MY NAME IS EARL NBC 6,700,000
Source: The Nielsen Company (November 6, 2008).

Overall, CBS won the night with an average audience of just over 13.7 million viewers, while ABC took second place with almost 11.2 million average viewers. NBC and Univision claimed third and fourth places with roughly 7.7 million and 4.6 million average viewers, respectively. FOX and the CW followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of roughly 4.6 million and 3.8 million average viewers, respectively.