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ABC Wins Sunday in Adults 18-49

May 1, 2006  •  Post A Comment

ABC easily won Sunday night-the fourth night of May sweeps-with a 6.8 rating in the adults 18 to 49 demographic, helped by the highest-rated series of the night, medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.”

“Grey’s” scored a 9.7 preliminary national rating in the demo at 10 p.m. (ET), a number that includes live-plus-same-day viewing, according to Nielsen Media Research.

ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” was the No. 2 show for the night in the demo, scoring an 8.9. ABC won the 8 p.m. hour with “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (5.7), which was No. 3 for the night among all network programs.

Fox was the second-highest-rated network for the night with a 3.3 in adults 18 to 49. Fox’s highest-rated Sunday program was “The Simpsons” (4.2) at 9 p.m.