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‘House’ Hits Series High in Adults 18 to 49

Apr 26, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Fox’s medical drama “House” had its best night ever in the adults 18 to 49 demographic Tuesday, hitting a series high in the advertiser-friendly demo.

At 9 p.m. (ET) “House” scored a 9.9 preliminary national rating in adults 18 to 49, a number that includes live-plus-same-day viewing, according to Nielsen Media Research.

“House” held 88 percent of its lead-in, “American Idol” (11.2), the highest-rated show of the night. Fox won Tuesday among the broadcast networks in adults 18 to 49 with a 10.5 rating.

CBS was a distant second for the night among the networks, scoring a 3.4 in the demo, with its 9 p.m. military action hour, “The Unit,” scoring a 3.9.