Primetime Ratings: 'Charlie's Angels' Up But Beaten by 'Vampire Diaries;' 'X Factor' Dips - Broadcasting & Cable

Primetime Ratings: 'Charlie's Angels' Up But Beaten by 'Vampire Diaries;' 'X Factor' Dips

'Prime Suspect' and 'Whitney' down; 'Person of Interest' up 8%
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Fox's
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.

ABC,
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%.

CBS
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.

Up
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.

The
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
A18-49.

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