CBS’s “Flashpoint” and “Numbers” were the top two primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Wednesday, July 18, 2008. NBC’s “Dateline” claimed third place.
NBC’s back-to-back telecasts of “Most outrageous Moments,” ranked 8th and 9th, also made the top ten.
|5||AMER FUNN HOME VIDEOS-FRI||ABC||4,818,000|
|7||FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN||CW||4,339,000|
|8||MOST OUTRG MOMENTS 8P||NBC||4,062,000|
|9||MOST OUTRG MOMENTS 830P||NBC||3,912,000|
|10||AL DIABLO CON GUAPOS FRI||UNI||3,883,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (July 18, 2008)|
Overall, CBS won the night — with an average audience of 6,352,000 viewers, while NBC took second place with 5,163,000 average viewers. The CW and ABC claimed distant third and fourth places -- with 4,339,000 and 4,245,000 average viewers, respectively.