GLEE: 2.0/5, down -9% from last week. Competition: Due to a local NFL preemption in a major market, Fast Nationals for ABC are likely inflated. ABC’s Last Resort (1.2/3) was flat with last week (1.2/4), while Grey’s Anatomy (3.1/8) was up +3% (vs. 3.0/8). With Grey’s running into its hour, Scandal posted an inflated 2.7/7 at 10pm, up +8% from last week’s telecast.
On CBS, The Big Bang Theory (5.4/17, up +4%), Two & A Half Men (4.2/12, up +5%), Person Of Interest (3.0/8, up +3%), and Elementary (2.3/6, up +10%) were all up from their deliveries last week.
A special 8pm telecast of NBC’s Up All Night (0.9/3) delivered a series low, followed by a second episode of Up All Night at 8:30pm (1.1/3, down -8%) that matched the show’s previous all-time low. Night four of Howie Mandel’s Take It All at 9pm (1.2/3) was up +9% from Wednesday’s telecast (1.1/3) but down -33% from its prior average this week (1.8/5). At 10pm, Rock Center With Brian Williams posted a 0.9/2, -10% below last week’s rating (1.0/3).