Golden Girls Outdistance Michael Phelps

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.

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One Response to Golden Girls Outdistance Michael Phelps

  1. Doug says:

    Could this be a function of TIVO? I never watched Golden Girls but obviously it has its fans. Perhaps they just have it set to record each week. Or perhaps the Golden Girls crowd is the majority of people who are home on a weekend night. Interesting.

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