Fox, 'Bones' remains solid player, second-place Thursday


Last night BONES posted a 2.6/8 among Adults 18-49, down one-tenth from last week but up +3% compared to last week (9.5 vs. 9.2 Mil.)  BONES ranked No. 2 in the 8p hour among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 among Women 18-34.
At 9p FRINGE delivered a 1.9/5, also down one-tenth versus last week in Adults 18-49 but up +2% (5.3 vs. 5.2 Mil.) 

Following a Grey’s Anatomy repeat at 8p (1.1/3), Grey’s Anatomy (4.5/12) delivered its lowest-rated Fall telecast ever, down -2% week over week. So far this Fall, Grey’s Anatomy is down -20% through four weeks (4.8/13) vs. last Fall (6.0/15). Private Practice posted a 3.0/9, up +3% but even with its prior season average.

On CBS, The Big Bang Theory (4.1/13) was flat and $#*! My Dad Says (3.1/9) was up +7% week over week, but each were -9% below their prior season averages (4.5/14 and 3.4/10, respectively). At 9p, CSI improved (+15%) from last week’s series low to match its average on the season (3.1/8), while The Mentalist (3.3/9) was up +10% week over week.

On NBC, Community (2.2/7) gained +22% and the 30 Rock live telecast (3.0/9) grew +43% from last week. At 9p The Office (3.7/10) gained +6% while new comedy Outsourced (2.5/7) at 9:30p tied as its lowest-rated telecast this season. The Apprentice (1.3/4) once again matched its all-time franchise low.

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(source: FOX)