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Thursday's Battle Of TV Vets: Robin Bests Michael

Preliminary numbers give Robin Williams' CBS comedy, "The Crazy Ones," a big lead over NBC's "The Michael J. Fox Show" in last night's one-time-only, head-to-head ratings battle between the two TV icons, as both returned to the small screen at 9 p.m. But Fox's show will move to 9:30 p.m. next week, pitted against"Two And A Half Men," which gives viewers a clear choice in tone: snarky leers versus slightly uneasy-making, trying-for-heartwarming family hijinks.

As is often the case, however, the critical reception favored the lower-rated show -- Fox's over Williams' --as seen in posts by HitFix's Alan Sepinwall and The Hollywood Reporter's Tim Goodman, here for Williams and here for Fox.



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