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Thursday Final Ratings: 'Big Bang Theory', 'Grey's Anatomy', 'American Idol', 'Vampire Diaries', 'Two and a Half Men', 'Wipeout', & 'Elementary' Adjusted Up; 'Glee' Adjusted Down

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May 10th, 2013

The Closure Alternative

The Big Bang Theory was adjusted up three tenths, Grey's Anatomy was adjusted up two tenths, American Idol, the Vampire Diaries, Two and a Half Men, Wipeout, & Elementary were each adjusted up one tenth among adults 18-49, while Glee was adjusted down a single tenth versus the preliminary Thursday broadcast ratings.

Want to know why adjustments occur to the preliminary ratings? Read this.

Broadcast primetime final ratings for Thursday, May 9:

Time Net Show 18-49 rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00PM CBS The Big Bang Theory 4.9 17 16.30
FOX American Idol 2.9 9 11.57
NBC Community 1.3 5 3.08
ABC Wipeout -P 1.3 4 4.35
CW The Vampire Diaries 1.0 3 2.28
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8:30PM CBS Two and a Half Men 3.5 11 12.83
NBC The Office -R 1.1 3 2.35
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9:00PM ABC Grey's Anatomy 3.1 9 8.97
CBS Person Of Interest 2.4 7 13.16
NBC The Office (9-10) 2.3 6 4.56
FOX Glee 2.0 6 5.92
CW Beauty And The Beast 0.5 1 1.29
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10:00 PM ABC Scandal 3.2 9 8.87
CBS Elementary 1.9 5 9.29
NBC Hannibal 1.1 3 2.62

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2013 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
  • Lance B.

    @zth

    well it did have the best lead-in

  • halloween

    TVD is consistent

  • christy

    Yeaaaaaaaaaah Scandal! Where are the haters now?

  • CrimTV

    @Michael

    We’re celebrating that TVD DIDN’T hit another series low

  • hiii

    nooo glee :((((( pleasee next season you have to move it on tuesday!!!! on thursday there’s too much competition

  • David

    @Melissa

    It’s great for both shows isn’t it! I adore both shows and I’m really happy Scandal built on Grey’s.

    On another note, could this 1.3 mean Community is renewed?

  • Oscar

    Grey’s Anatomy is up 370,000 in viewers in the final ratings when they usually rises just 120,000. So this is almost 3 times the usual increase. I know it said 3.1 in the finals but it was really a little bit up, maybe a 3.13 or 3.14, just not enough to climb to a 3.2 but very close!!

  • John A

    Nice for TVD. That the best POI could do for its finale?

  • Melissa

    And Grey’s Anatomy crushed Person of Interest again despite the latter having a lead-in over two points higher and being seven years younger! :grin:

  • Michael

    CrimTV,

    I guess the TVD fandom has set low standards for the show. Don’t mind me though, I haven’t been happy with TVD’s quality of writing and storylines, since Kevin left.

  • theCroup

    Two ABC dramas in the 3s on the same night? I’m having flashbacks to last year!

  • fringegot5seasons

    Holy crap at Scandal.

    Like, just holy crap. Pretty sure nobody imagined it would have a fair lead over American Idol at the start of this season, even despite AI’s declines, but, wow. Beating Grey’s at 10.

    PoI why so low for your finale :(

  • jake

    Wow I think I will start watching Scandal…

  • communityfan11

    does this mean we will finaly know if community and the new normal got renewed yet or r we stuck waiting even longer??

  • JaneDoe24

    Go Scandal and Greys! I hope the finales are even higher! :-)

  • MichaelChickless

    That’s still weak for Elementary. And I would’ve liked a tenth or two added to POI.

    Go Community! Go Hannibal!

  • Sarah

    I know it really doesn’t matter, but I’m still happy that Glee was adjusted down.

  • Jayson

    So relieved that Grey’s adjusted up. Woohoo!

  • Wright

    @Michael

    Don’t worry we won’t mind you!!!

  • LANDO’S SON

    YES!!! Person of Interest’s total viewership numbers were adjusted up,baby,13.16 MILLION sets of eyeballs watching the awesomeness that is Person of Interest,now bring on season 3. :)

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