Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins as Shows Rebound From Last Week's Lows - Broadcasting & Cable

Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins as Shows Rebound From Last Week's Lows

'Big Bang Theory' up 15%; 'Scandal' continues steady pace
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On a night where
many shows rebounded from last week's lows, Fox again won Thursday night with a
3.0 rating/9 share in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers.
While American Idol was steady with last week's 3.9, Touch was up
11% to a 2.1.

CBS
landed in second with a 2.8/8, with its lineup all up from last week's
lows. The Big Bang Theory rose 15% to a 4.6,  Person of Interest
was up a tenth to a 2.5 and The Mentalist drew a 2.4, up 14%. Rules
of Engagement
was also up two tenths to a 2.7.

ABC
was right behind with a third-place 2.1/6. Missing fell another 15% to its lowest rating so far at a
1.1, while Grey's Anatomy and Scandal were even at 3.2 and 2.1,
respectively.

NBC
finished with a 1.4/4. Community matched last week's 1.4 and 30 Rock
fell two tenths to a 1.4. The Office rebounded from last week's series
low by 9% to a 2.3 and Parks & Recreation did likewise, rising a
tenth to a 1.7. Awake continued to plummet, losing another tenth from
last week's series low for a 0.7.

The
CW rounded out the night with a 0.8/2. The Vampire Diaries  and Secret
Circle
were each up a tenth to a 1.1 and 0.6, respectively.

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