Ratings: Apprentice up, King returns

Desperate Housewives and Brothers and Sisters were both repeats last night, and the other networks saw ratings bumps because of it.

Without football playing opposite it on the schedule, NBC's Donald Trump reality show The Apprentice: Los Angeles notched a 25 percent bump from last week, according to Nielsen. Crossing Jordan saw its best ratings since returning three weeks ago, scoring 7.9 million viewers. Fox's King of the Hill returned with its 11th season premiere, pulling in 7.2 million viewers.

At 8 p.m., ABC took a 4.3 for a repeat of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. CBS took a 3.5 for Cold Case, NBC earned a 2.8 for Grease: You're the One That I Want, and Fox scored a combined 3.7 for The Simpsons and the season premiere of King of the Hill. The CW scored a 1.2 for 7th Heaven

At 9 p.m., ABC took a 3.4 for a Desperate Housewives repeat, while Fox scored a combined 3.9 for Family Guy and American Dad. CBS took a 2.9 for the Hallmark movie The Valley of Light, and NBC scored a 3.5 for The Apprentice. CW took a 0.9 for a repeat of Beauty and the Geek.

At 10 p.m., CBS scored a 2.9 rating for the second half of Valley. NBC earned a 2.7 for Crossing Jordan, and ABC scored a 2.3 for a repeat of Brothers & Sisters.

Overall, ABC took the night, with a 3.3 rating/8 share, and 9.5 million total average viewers; Fox, 3.0/8, 6.3 million; CBS, 3.0/8, 14.7 million; NBC, 2.8/7, 7.7 million; CW, 1.1/3, 2.7 million.

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glad to hear we'll see more king of the hill. best show on t.v. i just wish i could purchase season 7 on dvd.
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I like the apprentice that I wish someday I can join it...

I love Donald Trump, he's such an icon..
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KOTH deserves to be renewed even considering the drop in quality of the last few episodes.
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sunday night tv is too strong. I wish every network would unamious agree to move some of these good shows to other nights. For me Sunday is the penthouse while Monday (24, CSI Miami), Tuesday (House ONLY!!!), Thursday (Survivor, CSI) is the middle class, and all other nights are bums out on the street.
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it seems that people where turned away from there TVs this week because it seems that CBS was the only network that adveraned over 10 million viewers.
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Love KOTH!!!
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This season is one of the best "Apprentice" years ever, but it's been buried by ratings giants. Let's get those DVRs clickin', people.
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crossing jordan is one of my favorite show and I hope that it remains on the air
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None of Fox sundays shows hit 9 million which is thanks to a terrible 7:00 hour with Til Death and The War At Home which are two ver unpopular shows. Cancel Til Death.



Oh The King Of The Hill did do better then American Dad atleast.
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The CW results are hilarious
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king of the hill...wonder if this is the last season?
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7.9 million is pritty weak, maybe next time for King Of The Hill. The Simpsons was really great.
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Looks like Crossing Jordan could get the axe this season, 6-7 million viewers isn't good for NBC. Though they good give the show another year.
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i like crossing jordan
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King of the Hill!
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king of the hill is funny :)
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