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PrimetimeRatings: 'Desperate Housewives' Ends Run on High Note

ABC's Desperate
ended its eight-season run Sunday night, earning a 3.3 rating
from 9-11 p.m. in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. That
was up 19% from last week and also up 10% from last year's finale. Earlier, the
season finale of Once Upon a Time drew a 3.2, up 7% from last week. The
network finished in first place with a 2.8 rating/8 share.

CBS came in second
with a 2.3/7. The two-hour Survivor finale was down 30% from last year's
finale to a 2.8, its lowest-rated finale ever. The one-hour Survivor
reunion special was down 29% from last year's show to a 2.4, also its lowest
rated ever.

In third was Fox
with a 1.7/5. The Simpsons was down 14% from last week to a 1.9 while Bob's
was flat with a 1.8. Family Guy was down 15% from last week
to a 2.3 and American Dad was off by 13% to a 2.0.

NBC rounded out
the evening with a 1.3/4. The recently-canceled Harry's Law was up 25%
to a 1.0 and Celebrity Apprentice was down 5% to a 1.8.