South Park got its best ratings ever, and the Sarah Silverman program did exceptionally strong as well. Also:
Meanwhile, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report continued their red hot streaks, each recording their best nights ever October 8. The Daily Show drew 1.8 million P18-49 and 2.9 million total viewers, surpassing the previous record set a week ago by more than half a million viewers. The boost was likely helped by interviewee Michelle Obama, making her Daily Show debut.
The Colbert Report drew 1.2 million P18-49–the most in show history–and 2 million total.