Ratings: Hell's Kitchen Rises, Save Me Scores NBC Low, Hannibal Dips, Old Bang Tops Night

A repeat of The Big Bang Theory came out on top this first out-of-season Thursday, dominating all comers in total audience (with 8.84 million viewers) and edging out Hell’s Kitchen for the nightly demo win (with a 2.2).

Among Thursday’s premieres, a double-pump of Anne Heche’s long-shelved Save Me …READ MORE

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Fall TV Scoop: NBC Picks Up Anne Heche-Fronted Comedy Save Me to Series

NBC is getting a jump on “upfront” week by picking up the Anne Heche-fronted comedy pilot Save Me to series.

The spiritually tinged sitcom — which received a 13-episode order — finds the former Men in Trees actress playing a woman who, after an accident, believes she is channeling God. READ MORE

TVLine Items: Ryan Murphy Reveals Horror Story Season 2 Scoop, NCIS Casting News and More!

Ryan Murphy stopped by Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live Monday night and, thanks to host Andy Cohen’s clever little games, he revealed the identity of the first American Horror Story star set to take part in Season 2 and dropped a new clue about the show’s new top-secret location. READ MORE