Thursday a 'Grey's' area;  '100' wins Friday


NEW YORK -- "Grey's Anatomy" pulled off another win against "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in both key audience measures Thursday, giving ABC a victory for the night in adults 18-49, while CBS took a victory in viewership.

"Grey's" (22 million, 9.6 rating/23 share in adults 18-49) was the night's top show, according to Nielsen Media Research. Its rival at 9 p.m., CBS' "CSI" (20.5 million, 6.9/16), came in second in the hour and the night.

Thursday night's thrilling National League Championship Series Game 7 between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals -- which ended with the Mets' Carlos Beltran striking out in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded -- gave Fox the best numbers it has had all postseason: 16.5 million people tuned in for the entire game, which earned a 5.4/15 in adults 18-49.

The 8 p.m. hour was taken by CBS and "Survivor: Cook Islands" (15 million, 5.3/14), which overtook ABC's "Ugly Betty" (13.2 million, 4.4/12). NBC's "My Name Is Earl" (8.6 million, 3.6/10) and "The Office" (8.5 million, 4.1/10) led in for "Deal or No Deal" (10 million, 3.1/7).

Excluding baseball, NBC had the best numbers at 10 p.m. with "ER" (13.77 million, 5.6/15), which had a commanding lead in the demo but was just ahead of CBS' "Shark" (13.71 million, 4.2/11) in viewership, while ABC's "Six Degrees" (8.4 million, 3.5/9) lagged.

On Friday, NBC's new game show "1 vs. 100" boosted the peacock to a narrow win in the adults 18-49, while CBS edged past NBC in viewership. The night's top show was "100," (11.9 million, 3.7/12), which powered past everything else at 9 p.m., including the CBS drama "Close to Home" (11.1 million, 2.8/9) and ABC's "Men in Trees" (6.2 million, 1.6/5).

An hour earlier, "Deal" (10.9 million, 2.8/10) got past CBS' "Ghost Whisperer" (10.2 million, 2.9/10) in viewers but not the demo, while ABC was far behind with "Extreme Makeover" (4.9 million, 1.4/5).

The CW's wrestling (4.6 million, 1.5/5) beat two hours of "Trading Spouses" (3.5 million, 1.4/5) on Fox. The 10 p.m. hour went to CBS' "Numbers" (11.8 million, 3.5/11) over NBC stalwart "Law & Order" (10.1 million, 3.0/10) and ABC's "20/20" (7.5 million, 2.5/8).