Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings

  • This image released by ABC shows Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker, left, and Woody Harrelson as Archie Bunker in “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’,” special which aired on Wednesday, May 22. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, May 29, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ranked among last week’s most-watched programs. (Eric McCandless/ABC via AP)

  • This image released by ABC shows Wanda Sykes as Louise Jefferson, left, and Jamie Foxx as George Jefferson in “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’,” special which aired on Wednesday, May 22. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, May 29, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ranked among last week’s most-watched programs. (Eric McCandless/ABC via AP)

LOS ANGELES — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to viewers, who flocked to live versions of a pair of classic sitcoms and a special about a 20th-century TV beauty.

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