Thursday TV Ratings: COMMUNITY Rises; PARKS AND RECREATION and THE BIG BANG THEORY Surge

     January 10, 2014

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Thursday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Last night’s excellent David Fincher-inspired episode of Community was up 8% over last week’s season premiere, hitting a 1.4 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 3.57 million viewers.
  • Elsewhere on NBC, the 100th episode of Parks and Recreation saw a big rise of 40% over its last original episode’s 1.0 rating with a 1.4 rating in the demo and 3.37 million viewers.
  • Finally, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory absolutely crushed everything else on Thursday with a massive 5.6 rating and 20.08 million viewers.  That’s up 4% from last week’s 5.4 rating, and the overall viewership marks the show’s most-watched regularly scheduled episode ever.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Thursday, January 9th, including The Millers, The Crazy Ones, Parenthood, Elementary, and more.

 

NBC

  • parks-and-recreation-second-chunceCommunity notched a season high 1.4 rating and 3.57 million viewers, rising 8% from last week’s premiere rating of 1.3.
  • A swell 100th episode of Parks and Recreation also garnered a season high with a 1.4 rating and 3.37 million viewers, rising 40% from its last original episode’s 1.0 rating.
  • Sean Saves the World was up 25% from last week’s 0.8 rating to a 1.0 rating and 3.16 million viewers.
  • Also up significantly was The Michael J Fox Show, which hit a 1.0 rating and 3.14 million viewers for a rise of 25%.
  • Parenthood closed out the night with a 1.3 rating and 4.21 million viewers, even with last week’s rating.

CBS

  • Over on CBS, The Big Bang Theory earned a 5.6 rating and 20.08 million viewers, rising 4% from last week’s 5.4 rating and scoring the show’s highest rating since last February.
  • The Millers tied its series high with a 3.3 rating and 13.61 million viewers, which is up 18% from last week’s 2.8 rating.
  • Also up was The Crazy Ones, which hit a 2.4 rating and 9.62 million viewers for a rise of 20% from last week’s 2.0 rating.
  • Two and a Half Men notched a 2.4 rating and 9.48 million viewers, rising 9%.
  • The drama series Elementary garnered a 2.0 rating and 9.85 million viewers, which is up 11% from last week’s 1.8 rating.

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