So CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo did a quickie interview with Ben Silverman yesterday and shilled shamelessly about the “7 straight weeks” that NBC has beaten the other networks ratings wise. Unfortunately neither she nor Ben bothered to point out that there was no competition to speak of during that time. So NBC can beat dead air. Big fuckin’ deal. Nor was there any mention that, on Monday’s opening night of the 2008-2009 TV season, both CBS and ABC kicked the primetime crap out of NBC’s returning Heroes. Toldja that NBC’s schedule this season was going to stink.