X Factor, while good enough to give the network the Thursday victory,
continued to shed a small amount of its viewers, dropping two tenths to a 3.6
rating in the adults 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers.
which finished with an overall 2.4/6, placing third, saw its entire
lineup rise. The struggling Charlie's Angels was up a tenth to a 1.3, Grey's
Anatomy was up 13% to a 3.4 and Private Practice rose 9%.
finished second at 3.1/8, but first in total viewers. The Big Bang Theory
was even with another 4.4, while a repeat that followed drew a 3.7 in the now
canceled How to Be a Gentleman's slot (Rules of Engagement will
take over next week). Person of Interest was up 8% to a 2.7, and The
Mentalist was down 7% to a 2.5.
next was NBC with a 1.9/5. Its two new series, Whitney and Prime
Suspect, were both down. The former dropped 13% to a 2.0, while the latter
fell another two tenths to a 1.3. The rest of its Thursday lineup was up; Community
rose 13% to a 1.7, Parks & Recreation was up 10% to a 2.1 and The
Office rose a tenth to a 3.2.
CW rounded out the night with an overall 1.1/3. The Vampire Diaries was
up 14% to 1.6 in 18-34, and up 17% to 1.4 in the 18-49 demo, and outdrew Charlie's
Angels during the 8 p.m. hour. The
Secret Circle held steady in both demos, with a 0.9 in A18-34 and a 0.8 in