CBS’s “CSI” and “Survivor: Gabon” were the number one- and number three-ranked primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Thursday, October 30, 2008.
ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” was sandwiched in between the two, in second place.
The season premiere of NBC's "30 Rock" also made the top 10.
|2||GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM||ABC||15,319,000|
|9||LIFE ON MARS||ABC||8,139,000|
|10||MY NAME IS EARL||NBC||6,269,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (October 30, 2008).|
Overall, CBS won the night with an average audience of almost 14.5 million viewers, while ABC took second place with just over 10.7 million average viewers. NBC and Univision claimed third and fourth places with roughly 8 million and 4.5 million average viewers, respectively. The CW and FOX followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of roughly 3.9 million and 3.7 million average viewers, respectively.