TV Ratings: ABC’s 20/20 tops night; Ugly Betty ratings not pretty
On a night filled with repeats and old movies, ABC ran an all original lineup and still could manage no better than a tie for third place with adults 18-49. 20/20 was the night’s top program in viewers (6.2 million) and adults 18-49 (1.6/5).
FOX actually won the night with adults 18-49 with the movie Ice Age Two: Meltdown, which won the 9pm hour outright. While it was a new episode of Ugly Betty last night, it still came in fourth place at 9pm. Sure, it did about as well as Supernanny, but it did worse than a repeat of The Jay Leno Show.
Even with a lineup of all repeats CBS had the most viewers for the night, and came in second with adults 18-49.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Share||Viewers (Millons)|
|8:00||CBS||Ghost Whisperer (R)||1.3/4||5.63|
|FOX||Movie: Ice Age Two: The Meltdown||1.3/4||4.39|
|NBC||Movie: The 40 Year Old Virgin (R)||1.2/4||3.90|
|9:00||FOX||Movie: Ice Age Two: The Meltdown||1.5/5||5.19|
|NBC||Movie: The 40 Year Old Virgin (R)||1.3/4||3.86|
|CW||America’s Next Top Model (R)||0.4/1||0.84|
|NBC||The Jay Leno Show (R)||1.0/3||3.48|
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