That teed up a Miley-high Two and a Half Men (14.1 mil/4.0) for gains of 11 percent, hitting and matching season highs.
Leading out of the hitcoms, Person of Interest rose to a season-high audience of 14.7 mil, while staying flat in the demo (with a 2.9). Elementary then capped CBS’ night with a time slot-winning 10.7 mil/2.2, dipping 8 percent in the demo.
Among Thursday’s other gainers, ABC’s Last Resort (6 mil/1.4) ticked up a tenth in the demo, Grey’s Anatomy (9.2 mil/3.2) reclaimed the demo lead from POI, rising two tenths, and The CW’s Beauty and the Beast (1.9 mil/0.7) saw gains of 9 and 17 percent.
Buoyed by a special The Voice lead-in, NBC’s The Office (5.3 mil/2.5) surged more than 30 percent, while Parks and Recreation (3.84 mil/1.8) enjoyed lifts of 15 percent and a tenth.
* The Voice, with 9.1 million total viewers and a 3.0 rating, was down 13 and 21 percent from Wednesday’s telecast.
* The X Factor, facing off against The Voice, drew 6.3 mil/2.3, flat versus last Thursday. Glee led out of that with 5.7 mil/2.4, dipping 6 and 8 percent from its last fresh outing.
* The Vampire Diaries opened The CW’s night with 3 mil/1.4, down 9 percent and a tenth.
* ABC’s Scandal held steady at 6.1 mil/2.0.