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Monday June 2, 2008 3:43 pm

Sunday Ratings: Regis Philbin A Primetime Hit

Apparently Regis Philbin’s appeal is not limited to daytime hours. The host (and his Million Dollar Password) helped CBS win the viewers last night. Meanwhile, NBC - the only other network with originals yesterday - placed first in the demos.

Regis Philbin, Million Dollar Password

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  • (8.1 million, 2.1/6 in 18-49) did about 2x as well as last week.
  • * (7.8 million, 1.5/4) picked up another 1.4 million.
  • * (5.2 million, 2.5/7) had the night’s best demos; * (4.6 million, 2.3/6) retained most of its lead-in.
  • * (3.3 million, 1.0/3) slipped by 300,000.
  • Both * (920,000, 0.4/1) and * (950,000, 0.5/1) had slight improvements.


*denotes repeat

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



I’ve never seen Million Dollar Password, but I am getting sick and tired of all these gameshows and reality tv shows!  They were interesting when there were a few of them, but now that they have flooded the airways with them, because they are cheap to produce, that leaves less room for good dramas like 24 and House!


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