Los Angeles (E! Online) – Mark Spitz has been vanquished. But not so Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia.
Michael Phelps’ Spitz-sinking swim on Saturday elevated NBC to its best ratings on the once-mighty, now-dead night in about a generation.
Still, the golden boy of the Beijing Games couldn’t topple The Golden Girls, which held on to its title as NBC’s most-watched Saturday-night show of the last 18 years.