ABC wins first Sun. of May sweep

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ABC's lineup led by "Desperate Housewives" won the first Sunday of the May sweep, according to early Nielsen estimates.

The network's series, "America's Funniest Home Videos" (8.4 million viewers, 2.7 rating/10 share among adults 18-49), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (10.3 million, 3.8/11), "Housewives" (16.9 million, 6.6/17) and "Brothers & Sisters" (11.5 million, 4.4/12) all dominated their time periods among adults 18-49, though "Extreme Makeover" posted its lowest rating with an original episode this season.

Fox's comedy lineup was highlighted by "Family Guy" (8.2 million, 4.1/11), which finished No.1 at 8 p.m. among adults 18-34.

"60 Minutes'"s highly publicized interview with former CIA director George Tenant did little to lift the newsmagazine's ratings. "60 Minutes" did 10.8 million, 1.9/7 in 18-49, followed by "The Amazing Race" (9.5 million, 3.0/9), the lowest-rated original episode of "Cold Case" (12.2 million, 2.7/7) and "Without a Trace" (13.7 million, 3.2/9).

For the night, ABC averaged 11.8 million viewers and a 4.4/13 among adults 18-49, followed b y Fox (6.4 million, 3.1/9) and CBS (11.5 million, 2.7/8).

NBC's broadcast of the feature "Along Came Polly (1.6/4) barely registered, and the network (6.4 million, 1.7/5) finished the night in fourth place among 18-49.
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