Ratings: CBS Tops Thursday – ‘Parks and Rec,’ ‘Grey's Anatomy’ Hit Lows

Ratings: CBS Tops Thursday – 'Parks and Rec,' 'Grey's Anatomy' Hit Lows

“Big Bang Theory” and “Millers” win timeslots

NBC did not have a good night: All four of its shows hit or matched series lows. ABC suffered the same fate with two out of its three shows, though still managed to come in second place outright.

CBS was first in ratings with a 2.6 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 11 million, according to preliminary numbers.

“The Big Bang Theory” at 8 earned a 5.2/16 and 18.6 million viewers, making it the highest-rated and most-watched show of the night. “The Millers” at 8:30 received a 2.8/8 and 12 million viewers. At 9, “The Crazy Ones” got a 2.2/6 and 8.7 million viewers. “Two & a Half Men” at 9:30 received a 2.1/6 and 8.6 million viewers. At 10, “Elementary” had a 1.8/5 and 9.1 million viewers.

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ABC was second in ratings with a 2.1/6 and in total viewers with 6.9 million. “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland” at 8 earned a 0.9/3 — flat with last week and tying a series low — and 3.5 million viewers. “Grey's Anatomy” at 9 received a 2.5/7 and 8.5 million viewers. “Scandal” at 10 got a 2.9/8 and 8.8 million viewers.

Univision was third in ratings with a 1.7/5 and fourth in total viewers with 4.3 million.

Numbers for the next two ranking networks, Fox and The CW respectively, may be inflated due to local NFL preemptions. The ratings are approximate and subject to change.

Fox was in fourth in ratings with a 1.6/5 and third in total viewers with 5.2 million. “X Factor” at 8 earned a 1.6/5 and 5.9 million viewers. “Glee” at 9 received a 1.6/4 and 4.4 million viewers.

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The CW was in fifth in ratings with a 1.1/3 and sixth in viewers with 2.6 million. “Vampire Diaries” at 8 earned a 1.3/4 and 2.9 million viewers. At 9, “Reign” received a 0.9/2 and 2.2 million viewers.

NBC was sixth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and fifth in total viewers 3.1 million. At 8, “Parks and Recreation” hit its new series low with a 1.0/3 and 2.8 million viewers. The next three shows on the network's lineup all tied series lows. At 830, “Sean Saves the World” earned a 0.9/2 and 3 million viewers. “The Michael J. Fox Show” at 9:30 got a 0.9/2 and 2.8 million viewers. “Parenthood” at 10 had a 1.2/3 and 3.6 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.3 million.

  • Maverick77

    Darn, it sounds like the beginning of the end for the only SITCOM left that I watch: Parks and Recreation.