CBS’s “Criminal Minds” and “CSI: NY” were the number one- and number three-ranked primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Wednesday, October 22, 2008.
Game one of the MLB World Series, which aired on FOX, was sandwiched in between the two, in second place.
|2||FOX WORLD SERIES GAME 1(S)-10/22/2008||FOX||14,634,000|
|4||FOX WORLD SERIES GM1-PRE(S)-10/22/2008||FOX||9,729,000|
|7||DEAL OR NO DEAL-WED||NBC||7,608,000|
|10||DIRTY SEXY MONEY||ABC||5,745,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (October 22, 2008).|
Overall, FOX won the night with an average audience of almost 14 million viewers, while CBS took second place with almost 12.4 million average viewers. ABC and NBC claimed third and fourth places with roughly 6.5 million and 6.4 million average viewers, respectively. Univision and the CW followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of roughly 4.5 million and 3.4 million viewers, respectively.