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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Fri.-Sun., Jan. 27-29) -- Pro Bowl charade battles first-run CBS lineup

The NFL's annual equivalent of All-Star flag football, with light tackling included, piled up 100 points while also adding up pretty well in Sunday's prime-time Nielsens.

That would be the Pro Bowl from Hawaii, with the AFC's 59-41 win over the NFC averaging 250,642 D-FW viewers. It was good enough to beat all competing broadcast network programming except new episodes of CBS' Undercover Boss and CSI: Miami.

The closing 8 to 8:30 p.m. half-hour of the Mavericks-Spurs overtime game, carried on both Fox Sports Southwest and ESPN, also lured more viewers than that portion of the Pro Bowl. Boss had the night's overall biggest haul -- 304,835 viewers in the 7 p.m. hour.

Boss and the closeout of Mavs-Spurs also outpointed the Pro Bowl among advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-olds.

Sunday night's annual Screen Actors Guild awards, shown on both TNT and TBS, pulled in a combined 88,063 total viewers from 7 to 9 p.m. And on HBO, the premiere of the horse track series Luck had 40,645 total viewers.

CBS again swept Friday's prime-time competitions in total viewers with its regular lineup of A Gifted Man, CSI: NY and Blue Bloods.

The final two episodes of NBC's Chuck, airing from 7 to 9 p.m., had 108,386 and 81,289 viewers respectively to run second and fourth among the Big 4 broadcast networks. Chuck fared better among 18-to-49-year-olds, bowing out with first and second place finishes. Fox's Fringe had the most 18-to-49-year-olds of any Friday attraction.

In local news derby results, CBS11 won at 10 p.m. Friday in total viewers while WFAA8 was tops with 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

Fox 4 ran the table at 6 a.m. and added 5 and 6 p.m. wins in the 25-to-54 demographic. NBC5 and CBS11 respectively had the 5 and 6 p.m. firsts in total viewers.