Over 39 million people watched coverage of Hurricane Sandy on The Weather Channel on Sunday. The average audience was just over 1.4 million. (--Fox News's coverage topped all other CABLE NEWS NETWORKS with 3.5 million viewers, and CNN came in second with 2.3 million.)
--Here's how a few more notable things did in the ratings last week . . .
--The third season premiere of "Happy Endings" on ABC grabbed 5.6 million viewers.
--On Friday, 5.5 million people watched the "Munsters" Halloween special, "Mockingbird Lane" on NBC.
(--It starred Jerry O'Connell and Portia de Rossi as the mom and dad, and Eddie Izzard as Grandpa Munster. It was originally supposed to be the pilot episode of a new TV show. But before it even aired, NBC decided not to pick it up.)
--The second season premiere of "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" was seen by 4.2 million people on ABC.
--The series premiere of Lifetime's new reality show "The Houstons: On Our Own" nabbed 1.3 million viewers. (--It follows Whitney Houston's family as they try to move on without her.)
--The second season premiere of "Project Runway All Stars" on Lifetime got 1.2 million.
--The fifth season premiere of Gordon Ramsey's "Kitchen Nightmares" pulled in 2.7 million viewers on Fox.
--And despite going up against the World Series and "Sunday Night Football", Showtime's "Homeland" pulled in 2.1 million viewers, which was up 19% from the week before.