Why are David Letterman's troubles killing Conan O'Brien? Why may Jay Leno's trendline be doing the man no favors, either? And why should poor Mr. O'Brien be thankful that at least he's not part of Fox's Friday night lineup?
The answers—and more questions—in the latest TV ratings quiz:
1. So how's the sex scandal treating Letterman's Late Show? Very well. Thursday's bombshell announcement was watched by about 5.8 million people, some of whom may not have even had sex with the host. Last night's apology addendum was more than twice as big, audiencewise, as O'Brien's Tonight Show and higher-rated than anything in NBC's prime-time schedule, including The Jay Leno Show.