FOX Thursday gets honorable mention w/ encore of ‘BONES”


Last night FOX aired an encore BONES (2.1/6) and the Thursday premiere of PAST LIFE (1.4/4).


New ABC drama The Deep End (1.5/4) was average while Grey’s Anatomy (4.3/11) set another series low for originals, dropping -4% from last week and -20% from its prior season performance with first-run episodes (5.4/14). Grey’s Anatomy has declined steadily throughout its last six original telecasts (5.6 > 5.1 > 4.8 > 4.7 > 4.5 > 4.3).  At 10p, Private Practice (3.2/9) fell -3% from last week and -11% from its first-run season average (3.6/10).

On CBS, the premiere of Survivor: All-Stars, Heroes vs. Villains (4.5/12) was on par with last year’s spring installment opener (4.4/13 for Survivor: Tocantins on 2/12/09).  The Mentalist (3.6/10) was in line at 10p.

NBC’s Community (2.3/7) and Parks & Recreation (2.3/6) were normal while The Office (3.7/10) matched its lowest original telecast of the season.  An average 30 Rock (2.9/7) was followed by special back-to-back repeats of The Office at 10p (1.7/5) and 1030p (1.4/4).

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: information provided by FOX)