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Ratings: Bones Returns Steady

Fox’s Bones returned from its two-week holiday hiatus on par with its last fresh episode, delivering 4.4 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating (per finals).

Leading out of that, Home Free (2.1 mil/0.5) was flat.

Elsewhere….

ABC | President Obama’s town hall discussion (5.8 mil/1.0) brought a bigger audience and 11 percent better demo number than BattleBots last did. Greatest Hits (4.4 mil/0.9) in turn surged 26 percent in audience, while steady in the demo.

NBC | Spartan (3.1 mil/1.0) was up a tenth, while Aquarius (1.8 mil/0.4) was flat.

CBS | Big Brother (6.2 mil/1.9) dominated the night in the demo, while an old Bang drew Thursday’s largest audience (7.2 mil).

THE CW | Beauty and the Beast (710K/0.2) was steady in the demo while slipping to its smallest audience since November 2013 aka its second-tiniest audience ever.

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