CBS’s “CSI” and “Flashpoint” were the number one- and number three-ranked primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Thursday, September 18, 2008.
NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” was sandwiched between the two, in second place.
|2||AMERICA’S GOT TALENT 9/18(S)-09/18/2008||NBC||10,032,000|
|4||CSI – 8PM SPECIAL(S)-09/18/2008||CBS||7,958,000|
|6||AL DIABLO CON GUAPOS THU||UNI||6,104,000|
|7||GREY’S ANATOMY-THU 9PM||ABC||5,924,000|
|8||HOLE IN WALL THU-8:30P||FOX||5,331,000|
|9||MY NAME IS EARL||NBC||5,048,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (September 18, 2008 )|
Overall, CBS won the night with an average audience of almost 9.3 million viewers, while FOX took second place with approximately 5.4 million average viewers. ABC and NBC claimed third and fourth places — with roughly 5.4 million and 5.3 million average viewers, respectively. Univision and the CW followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of almost 4.9 million and 4.2 million viewers, respectively.