Thursday night's fast nationals: A down night for most: NBC's comedies all dropped, and CBS won the night, though even CSI hit a low. But the CW's pair of dramas rose.
In other ratings news, Jay Leno's ratings fall below Conan's benchmarks, and Terriers continues to struggle, while South Park came back solid.
Zap2ItRick CW was up a little bit, but aside from "Grey's" most shows were off a little. And "Grey's" rerun at 8 slightly > "My Gen."
MattMitovich The CW's #TheVampireDiaries (+7% 18-49) and #Nikita (+10%) among few shows to enjoy ratings gains on Thursday. ... Let's put it this way: #TheApprentice is drawing pretty much the same size audience as #TheVampireDiaries.
bigTVfan Unsolicited advice for ABC: Try WIPEOUT reruns for ur Thu 8p hole next 2 weeks. Will get you a 2.0 & is the diff between #1 and #2 for night
KateAurthur Speechless at NBC's across-the-board disastrous ratings on Thursday nights. What are they going to do with all the holes across the week?
thefutoncritic Thursday's week-to-week gains (18-49): TVD (6.7%), Fringe (5.3%), Bones (4.0%), Grey's (2.3%), Mentalist, PP (both even), Big Bang (-7.0%)..Appren. (-7.1%), Office (-8.1%), CSI (-10.0%), Community (-10.5%), Outsour. (-10.7%), Bleep (-12.5%), Nikita (-15.4%), 30 Rock (-19.2%).