Primetime Ratings: CBS' Comedy Duo Remains Strong in Thursday Win

ABC's 'Scandal' continues to do well

It was another strong night for CBS' Thursday comedy duo of The
Big Bang Theory
and Two and a Half Men, as the network again took
first with an overall 3.4 rating/10 share with adults 18-49, according to
Nielsen overnight numbers. Big Bang was up 4% to a 5.4 and Two and a
Half Men
rose 5% to a 4.2. Person of Interest was up a tenth to a
3.0 and Elementary improved 10% week-over-week to a 2.3.

ABC edged out Fox for second with a 2.3/6. Grey's Anatomy
was up a tenth to a 3.1 and Scandal improved 8% to a 2.7. Last Resort
was even with a 1.2.

Fox finished with a 2.2/6. X Factor was down a tenth
from last Thursday to a 2.4 and Glee fell 9% to a 2.0.

NBC was in fourth, just barely ahead of The CW, at 1.0/3.
The net aired back-to-back new Up All Night episodes at 8 p.m., with the
first drawing a 0.9, and the second -- in its normal time slot -- garnering a
1.1, which was down 8%. Take It All improved 9% over Wednesday to a 1.2
and Rock Center fell 10% to a 0.9.

The CW rounded out the night with a 0.9/3. The Vampire
' midseason finale was steady with 18-49s to a 1.2 and dropped a
tenth with 18-34s to a 1.2 as well. Beauty and the Beast was
up a tenth with 18-49s to a 0.6 and even in 18-34s with a 0.5.