Ratings: Return of King, CW high

King of Queens was king of the night.

The CBS sitcom, returning with its ninth season premiere with two back-to-back episodes, scored a 3.2 rating with 9.5 million at 8 p.m. The 8:30 p.m. episode went even higher, with 10.2 million viewers and a 3.6 rating in 18-49s, according to Nielsen overnights. The numbers, while good, were down 11 percent from the show's eighth season premiere.

The finale of America's Next Top Model, with a 3.0 rating and 6.5 million viewers overall, helped the fledgling CW net to its highest ratings ever. The network actually outpaced the other nets in the 18-34-year-old demographic for most of the night, aided by season-high ratings for One Tree Hill.

At 8 p.m., CBS earned a combined 3.4 for the two The King of Queens. CW scored a 3.0 for the season finale of America's Next Top Model, and NBC earned a 2.6 for The Biggest Loser. Fox took a 2.1 for a Bones repeat, and ABC sixth with a 1.9 for Show Me the Money.

At 9 p.m., NBC scored a season-high 4.0 for The Biggest Loser. CBS earned a 3.9 for Criminal Minds repeat, and Fox took a 2.0 for another repeat of Bones. The CW scored a 1.9 for One Tree Hill, and ABC notched a 1.7 for the soon-to-be-departed Day Break.

At 10 p.m., CBS earned a 3.8 for a repeat of CSI: NY. NBC scored 3.1 for Medium, and ABC took a 2.7 for the first Primetime: Basic Instincts special.

Overall, CBS scored a 3.7 rating/10 share in 18-49s, with 12.2 million total average viewers; NBC, 3.2/9, 8.3 million; CW, 2.4/7, 5.2 million; ABC, 2.1/6, 6.1 million; Fox, 2.0/6, 6.3 million.

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I think THAT THIS IS AWESOME AND I HOPE THE CW KEEP GOING
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this is sooooooooooooooo old, but ANTM returns 2.28.07! hopefully the finale viewers stick with the permiere. GO CW!
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i know this is pretty old, but GO one tree hill!! :)
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Old news...
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ONE TREE HILL OWNS!
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CBS interesting CW
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GO one tree hill
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Season five of One Tree Hill is comming
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Americas Top Model is the biggest waste of prime time and Tyra Banks should be put in a rubber room.Shes completely nuts.
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Seriously

When a basketball player be that interested in books and so clever to know all that kind of reference and still be a teeneger who has no experience and doesnt know anything about life and still keep trying to be the smartest one, I'll just kill myself.



Just a poor show. OTH is one of the baddest ideas i've ever seen in the past times.
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Go One Tree Hill! I see many jealusing people here! One Tree Hill is the best!
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Yeah for CariDee! America's Next Top Model ROCKS! One Tree Hill and The OC should be cancelled.
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"THE KING OF QUEENS" is basically finished, no matter how high their ratings may be at this time.

Only 13 more episodes were ordered by CBS this season, and Les Moonves {"Mr. CBS"} is not likely to change his mind about renewing the series. To him, over 200 episodes of the show is quite enough for the lucrative market of local, cable and DVD "downloads". As Milton Berle once said, "When you are through doing a television show, you cannot bring it back again- good or bad". But then, "FAMILY GUY" was as good as cancelled before.....
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America's Top Model should be canceled.
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SO HAPPY for One Tree Hill!
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I am glad One Tree Hill is doing good this season. Now all I need is Veronica Mars to gain some viewers!!!
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cool, i'm glad OTH is doing alright even though the latest episode was kinda weird
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The CW! Woot!
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I never understood the rivalry between One Tree Hill and The O.C. I love both shows and I hope they'll go on for a very long time.
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A nine year old sitcom that ran out of energy 2 years ago is still better than new sitcoms.
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OTH sucks!!! THE OC rocks!!!
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OTH is doing horrible keeping ANTM's viewers.
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OTH was crazy
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OTH - The worst show ever. THE OC is so much better.
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ANTM rules the ratings!
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OTH was awesome last night.
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They should have brought back yes, dear or still standing with king of queens. I feel both of those shows were cut short.
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OTH is having its best season, beats The OC by leaps and bounds.
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good for CW, even if OTH DOES stink like crud
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OTH - The worst show ever

Cant believe there still people who watch this crapp...
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maybe the CW can compete with the big dogs. Go One Tree Hill!
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To Water78:

Was that even an opinion? Nah.



Good on the CW, although I wish it were Veronica Mars getting 6.5 million viewers.
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interesting CBS CW
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