Ratings Report: Not Good to Be Kings

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Desperate Housewives (14.7 million viewers, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates) ruled the ratings last night.

That's what happens when you kill off a main cast member.

Dave and Edie

Among other primetime pickings:

  • The Amazing Race (11.6 million), Family Guy (7.4 million) and The Simpsons (6.2 million) all enjoyed increases over their weekly averages.
  • Kings did not. It averaged only 4.6 million, down 1.5 million from its scarcely-watched premiere.

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