Thursday TV Ratings: NBC Comedies Hit Series Lows; ELEMENTARY Rises

     November 22, 2013


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

  • NBC’s comedy lineup sunk to lows across the board, with a double-dose of Parks and Recreation dropping to a 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demo and 2.69 million viewers, Sean Saves the World hitting a 0.9 rating and 2.97 million viewers, and The Michael J Fox Show sinking to a 0.9 rating and 2.8 million viewers.
  • On the flipside, the CBS drama series Elementary rose two tenths from last week’s 1.6 rating to a 1.8 rating and 9.1 million viewers.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Thursday, November 21st, including Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory, Parenthood, and more.


  • the-big-bang-theory-the-thanksgiving-decouplingThe Big Bang Theory was even with last week’s 5.2 rating and scored 18.59 million viewers.
  • New comedy series The Millers was up two tenths from last week’s 2.6 rating to a 2.8 rating and garnered 12.04 million viewers.
  • Also up was The Crazy Ones, which hit a 2.2 rating and 8.73 million viewers, rising one tenth from last week’s 2.1 rating.
  • Two and a Half Men was even with last week’s 2.1 rating and scored 8.62 million viewers.
  • Finally, Elementary notched a 1.8 rating and 9.1 million viewers for a rise of two tenths over last week’s episode.


  • Parks and Recreation hit a series low 1.0 rating and 2.69 million viewers for two back-to-back episodes, dropping one tenth from last week’s 1.1 rating.
  • Sean Saves the World was even with last week’s series low with a 0.9 rating and 2.97 million viewers.
  • The Michael J Fox Show was also even with last week’s series low, earning a 0.9 rating and 2.8 million viewers.
  • The drama series Parenthood was even with last week’s performance, hitting a 1.2 rating and 3.61 million viewers.


  • Over at ABC, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland matched last week’s series low 0.9 rating and scored 3.5 million viewers.
  • Grey’s Anatomy hit a series low with a 2.5 rating and 8.48 million viewers, dropping one tenth from last week’s 2.6 rating.


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