NBC won the key adult demos Monday with 90-minute episodes of Fear
Factor and Meet the Folks.
The network was second in households and total viewers behind CBS'
Everybody Loves Raymond-driven comedy block and CSI: Miami.
Raymond was the most-watched show of the night with 16.8 million viewers,
although during that same half-hour (9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.), more viewers (17.6 million)
tuned in to the final half-hour of Fear Factor.
Factor had an average audience of almost 16.4 million viewers over its
90-minute duration and was the second-most-watched show of the night.
Meanwhile, the two-hour premiere of Fox's new reality show, Married in
America, gave the network a second-place finish for the might among adults 18
through 34 and a third-place finish (ahead of ABC) in households, total viewers
and adults 18 through 49 and 25 through 54.
ABC finished fourth across the key categories with I'm a Celebrity ... Get
Me Out Of Here!, The Practice and Miracles.
Here are the Nielsen Media Research fast affiliate ratings for the night, households: CBS
9.4 rating/15 share, NBC 8.0/12, Fox 5.5/8 and ABC 5.2/8.
Adults 18 through 49: NBC 6.2/15, CBS 4.8/12, Fox 4.0/10 and ABC 2.6/7.
In the Nielsen local metered markets, The WB Television Network averaged a 3.9 rating/6 share
(household) for 7th Heaven and Everwood, while UPN averaged
a 3.0/4 with The Parkers, One on One, Girl Friends, and
Half & Half.
CBS, UPN and The WB aired all-repeat lineups, while the NBC, ABC and Fox
slates were all-original.
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