Ratings: Grey's and Scandal Return Up, Crazy Swap Pays Off, Parenthood and Rake Hit Lows
Coming out of its winter hibernation, Grey’s returned to 9.4 million total viewers and a 3.1 demo rating (per finals), up from both its midseason finale (8.4 mil/2.7) and its Season 10A average (8.7 mil/2.8), while scoring its second-largest audience of the season.
Scandal in turn drew 9.3 mil and a 3.4, up in the demo from both its midseason finale (9.4 mil/3.2) and its Season 3A average (9.1 mil/3.1) and netting the show’s second-best demo rating ever.
CBS | Big Bang (17.5 mil/5.0) was down two tenths the demo, while The Millers (11.2 mil/2.7) rose a tenth. Two and a Half Men, now airing at 9, did 10 mil/2.5 (surging 32 percent in the demo), while The Crazy Ones (7.4 mil/1.9) added two tenths. Elementary (8.5 mil/1.6), with Scandal back in the mix, dipped 10 percent and two tenths.
NBC | Community (2.6 mil/1.0) was down 13 percent and a tenth, while Parks and Rec (2.5 mil/1.1) fell 17 percent and two tenths. Hollywood Game Night (3.4/1.2) was down from its most recent, Monday outing but improved upon Sean Saves the World/Michael J Fox‘s most recent numbers by 42 and 70 percent. Parenthood (3.6 mil/1.1) slipped 16 percent and two tenths, hitting a series-low demo.
THE CW | The Vampire Diaries (1.95 mil/0.9) shed a few eyeballs while steady in the demo. Reign (1.3 mil/0.5) dipped 10 percent and one tenth.
FOX | American Idol (9.8 mil/2.4) rose in audience while flat in the demo week-to-week. Rake (3.5 mil/0.8) dropped 12 percent and two tenths to series lows.