TV Ratings: Grammys Reign Supreme On CBS, "Housewives" Rise
The Grammy Awards ceremony on CBS ruled Sunday night averaging a very respectable 20,06 million viewers during its three-hour telecast, pushing a normally dominant ABC to the second place. The show grew 18% as opposed to last year and had the biggest audience since 2004.
In the meantime, ABC's "Desperate Housewives" continue to score less than 20 million viewers, well below its average last fall. Last night's episode however drew 18,13 million viewers, up a million from the last new episode in January.
"Brothers & Sisters" Valentine's Day episode averaged 11,32 million viewers at 10pm. Although the drama has slipped only 600,000 viewers from last new episode, it began the hour with over 12 million viewers, losing over 1,5 million in the second half-hour.
Over on NBC, "The Apprentice" hit a new series low of 6,43 million viewers finishing behind animation on FOX. Meanwhile, a new episode of "The Simpsons" on FOX pulled in less than 9 million total viewers.
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