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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Fri.-Sun., Aug. 14-16) -- Yang's big sting drives Sunday ratings

Y.E. Yang's humbling of Tiger Woods in Sunday's final PGA round gave CBS a ratings birdie.

This season's last of the majors averaged 234,000 D-FW viewers, a big bounce from the 126,217 tuned to Saturday's third-round coverage on CBS. The delayed edition of 60 Minutes, featuring the first TV interview with Michael Vick, then drew 272,363 viewers.

Elsewhere in Sunday's prime-time hours, ABC's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and Shark Tank controlled the 7 to 9 p.m. hours in total viewers before the network's latest new episode of Defying Gravity drooped to third behind Fox4's front-running 9 p.m. local newscast and CBS' Cold Case repeat.

In Friday's local news derby, NBC5 had twin wins at 10 p.m., topping the field in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

The Peacock and Fox4 tied in total viewers at 6 a.m., with NBC5 having the gold to itself among 25-to-54-year-olds.

Fox4 entered the winner's circle with twin wins at 5 p.m. The 6 p.m. total viewer spoils were shared by NBC5 and WFAA8. But the Peacock had a clean kill at that hour in the 25-to-54 demographic.

Also Friday, prime-time brought hard times for the local newscasts on TXA21 and "The 33."

TXA21's 8 p.m. hour had "hashmarks" (no measurable audience) in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds, according to Nielsen. The 7 p.m. hour barely did better with 6,643 and 3,035 viewers respectively.

The 33's 9 p.m. news had the same lowly audience as TXA21's 7 p.m. portion.