Ratings: Heroes slips, 24 holds

By Colin Mahan

Jan 30, 2007

The ratings battle of Monday night rages on.

NBC's powerful lineup of Deal Or No Deal and Heroes continued to dominate in the key 18 to 49-year-old demographic, but both shows were down 8 percent from last week. Heroes took a 6.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 13.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen Research.

Fox's Prison Break and 24 both crept higher from last week's numbers. Prison Break scored 9.9 million viewers and a 4.1 rating, up 14 percent, while 24 snagged 15.3 million viewers and a 5.4 rating in 18-49s.

At 8 p.m., NBC scored a 4.8 for Deal or No Deal. Fox earned a 4.1 for Prison Break, and ABC notched a 3.2 for a repeat of Wife Swap. CBS earned a combined 2.4 for repeats of How I Met Your Mother and The Class, while the CW took a combined 1.1 for new Everybody Hates Chris and All of Us.

At 9 p.m., NBC scored a 6.1 for Heroes, with Fox at a 5.4 for 24. ABC took a 3.5 for Supernanny, and CBS earned a combined 3.2 for repeats of Two and a Half Men and The New Adventures of Old Christine. CW scored a combined 1.1 for Girlfriends and The Game.

At 10 p.m., CBS earned a 3.9 rating for a CSI: Miami repeat, while NBC took a 3.0 for Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip. ABC earned a 2.7 for What About Brian.

Overall, Fox's score edged out NBC for nightly dominance, with a 4.8 rating/12 share, and 12.0 million total average viewers; NBC, 4.6/11, 12.5 million; CBS, 3.2/8, 10.7 million; ABC, 3.1/8, 7.5 million; CW, 1.1/3, 2.4 million.

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  • freaky-tessjuh Apr 24, 2007

    Well I prefere Prison break ,, michael scofield is really cute , but it's not only for that , i just love it. I don't like heroes. It's not really my style.

  • blissful_love Apr 16, 2007

    Heroes and Prisonbreak are extremely overrated. 24 is the best show ever! The Bauer Power Hour baby!!

  • bermyblue Mar 27, 2007

    Save What About Brian, Save the World...

  • schiplun Feb 28, 2007

    i wanna make love to val.

  • noorboness Feb 27, 2007

    hereos is best show i seen on mondays nights and prison break i think there is no point of season 3 because everyone is dead. 24 been on tv for long time and nothing big happen to jack.

  • lizzyjej Feb 27, 2007

    Prison break rules!!

  • Sylar03 Feb 25, 2007

    It's amazing that two of my favorite shows (Heroes and 24) are competing. I support them both equally and watch them when they're both recorded on my DVR.

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  • spikejessbing Feb 23, 2007

    I think How I met your mother is beter than wife swap. why doesn't it get beter ratings it's a great show.

    id watch 24 but i missed so many episodes I think I'd be really confused so thats why I watch heroes at 9

  • scottwilson1571 Feb 19, 2007

    24 is fantastic, far better than bond and far better than hearoes. GO 24

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