|/Share: Adults 18-49||4.7/13||3.4/10||2.7/8||2.6/8||1.3/4||0.5/2|
|Rating/Share: Adults 18-34||3.6/12||1.9/6||2.6/9||2.3/8||1.5/5||0.5/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||13.374||15.521||5.799||7.767||3.412||1.434|
was down 5% in the adults 18-49 ratings vs. last Thursday, but was still more than enough to lift Fox to the Thursday ratings win. The second Thursday of The Marriage Ref lost 21% of its adults 18-49 ratings as NBC fell nearly across the board.
Fox had an overall down night, as was down 5% from last Thursday to a 6.2 adults 18-49 rating, and was down 6% to a 3.1 rating. Idol haters update: the show is now down 7% season to date in adults 18-49 ratings.
Except for, NBC's lineup suffered. Lead down by the second Thursday of The Marriage Ref falling 21% from last week to a 2.7 rating, still good for unscripted, and for NBC in general, but when will the bleeding stop? was down 17% from last week to a 1.9 rating tieing its season low for an original episode. & was down 9% to a 2.1 rating. Compared to its special one hour "baby" episode last week, The fell 19% to a 3.8 rating. Only was up (4% vs. its last original episode on 2/11) to a 2.9 rating.
ABC was mixed, the original's at 9pm was down 3% from last week to a 3.9 adults 18-49 rating, while was up 7% to a 2.9 rating. Next Thursday 2 hours of FlashForward starts the night.
CBS was also down early and up late. Withdown 5% from last week to a season low 3.6 rating, CBS's best of the night. was down 11% from last week to a 3.3 rating. Possibly feasting on Marriage Ref declines, The was up 6% to a 3.4 rating.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (Millions)|
|CBS||: Heroes v. Villains||3.5||11||12.067|
|CBS||: Heroes v. Villains||3.7||10||12.167|
|NBC||The Marriage Ref||2.7||8||6.190|
|NBC||The Marriage Ref||2.6||8||5.897|
Note: A one minute overrun of Grey's Anatomy into was scheduled, that increases the potential that Grey's will see an upward adjustment, and Practice a downward adjustment in the final ratings.
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