|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||3.7/11||2.2/7||2.0/6||2.1/6||1.2/4|
|Total Viewers (million)||19.767||11.455||8.349||4.428||3.273|
The Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver Winter Olympics won one more night for NBC, and topped the Closing Ceremony from Torino. CBS's was up vs. last week and beat the Olympics in adults 18-49 from 9:30-10pm. The series premiere of NBC's The Marriage Ref scored a 4.8 adults 18-49 rating. It will be interesting to see how its first regular episode does on Thursday.
Maybe getting Americans in front of their TVs early in the day to watch the US v. Canada hockey match gave a boost to the Closing Ceremony ratings, because last night's Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony 5.6 adults 18-49 rating was up a whopping 47% from 2006 in Torino.
CBS's entire line up seemed to shrug off the Olympics a bit, rising from last week. The's 3.2 rating was up 10%. ' 5.0 rating was up 4%, and Cold Case's 2.4 rating was up 4% as well.
ABC'swas pummeled by the Olympics one last time, falling 3% to a new episode series low 3.6 adults 18-49 rating. Brothers & Sisters was still well below average, but picked up 4% from last week to a 2.6 rating.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|7:00||NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||4.5||14||17.067|
|7:30||NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||5.1||15||18.979|
|8:00||NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||5.7||15||22.098|
|8:30||NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||6.4||16||24.568|
|9:00||NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||5.6||13||21.869|
|NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||4.8||12||19.633|
|10:00||NBC||XXI Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony||5.3||14||19.444|
|ABC||Brothers & Sisters||2.7||7||8.165|
|10:30||NBC||The Marriage Ref (premiere)||4.8||13||14.476|
|ABC||Brothers & Sisters||2.5||7||7.832|
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