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Thursday December 10, 2009 10:36 pm

Wednesday Ratings: ABC Not as Fascinating as CBS

Note to Barbara Walters: Maybe you shouldn’t reveal your fascinating list before the show actually airs? Despite drawing over 10 million last night for the annual special, ABC - along with FOX - lost out to CBS in both the viewers and the demos.

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  • (14.3 million, 3.8/10 in 18-49) had the largest audience of the night.
  • (9.6 million, 3.8/10) was tied for the best demos.
  • (8.1 million, 3.6/9) matched its best rating this year.
  • (2.3/6) nailed down 7.9 million.
  • (6.9 million, 2.8/7) lost a good part of its lead-in.


  • (3.2/9 in 18-49) registered 13 million.
  • Barbara Walters: 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009 (10.5 million, 3.1/9) was down 26% in the demo from last year.
  • (1.3/4) was a distant third with 4.5 million.

(You can review last Wednesday’s ratings here.)



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