Fox solid Thursday w/ 'BONES' winning 8pm slot


FOX aired originals of its Thursday dramas last night.  At 8pm, BONES posted a 2.4/7 among Adults 18-49, down -11% from its last telecast (2.7/8, 11/18/10).  BONES won the 8p hour among Adults 18-49, Women 18-34 and Total Viewers.

FRINGE followed with a 1.8/5 among Adults 18-49, down one-tenth from its most recent airing (-5%, 1.9/5 on 11/18/10).

FOX ranked third for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

Following the annual special Santa Claus is Coming to Town at 8p (2.3/7), ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (4.0/10) dropped -7% and Private Practice (2.9/8) was flat with its most recent performance.

CBS aired repeats of The Big Bang Theory (2.4/7), $#*! My Dad Says (1.9/5), CSI (1.9/5) and The Mentalist (1.7/5).

NBC’s Community (1.9/6, flat), 30 Rock (2.3/6, up +5%), The Office (3.7/10, down -3%), Outsourced (2.5/7, down -4%) were all on par with their recent performances. At 10p, The Apprentice increased +56% from last Thursday’s original but was in line with its prior season average.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source; FOX)