Kerry Washington, Sally Pressman
Halloween scared away most viewers Thursday.
Scandal topped a down night overall with 9.2 million viewers and a 2.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, on par with last week. ABC's annual broadcast of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (7 million, 2.2) improved more than a point on Once Upon a Time in Wonderland's rating in the timeslot and Grey's Anatomy (8.9 million, 2.6) fell two tenths.
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Bookended by Big Bang Theory
repeats, CBS' new comedies The Millers
(9.6 million, 2.0) and The Crazy Ones
(8.1 million, 1.9) both hit series lows. Elementary
(9.3 million, 1.7) dipped a tenth.
On NBC, Saturday Night Live Halloween
earned 5.5 million and a 1.7, boosting Sean Saves the World
(4.1 million, 1.2) one tenth. However, The Michael J. Fox Show (
3.6 million, 1.1) hit a series low, while Parenthood (
4 million, 1.3) was flat.
Fox's The X Factor
recap show also hit an all-time low with 3.2 million and a 0.8, which tied The CW's The Vampire Diaries
(2.1 million, 0.8). Reign
(1.6 million, 0.6) was steady.8 p.m.
CBS: The Big Bang Theory
(R) 11.6 million (2.5); The Millers
9.6 million (2.0)ABC: It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
7 million (2.2) Fox: The X Factor
recap 3.2 million (0.8) NBC: Saturday Night Live Halloween
5.5 million (1.7) CW: The Vampire Diaries
2.1 million (0.8)9 p.m.
CBS: The Crazy Ones
8.1 million (1.9); The Big Bang Theory
(R) 8.4 million (2.0)
ABC: Grey's Anatomy
8.9 million (2.6) NBC: Sean Saves the World
4.1 million (1.2); The Michael J. Fox Show
3.6 million (1.1)CW: Reign
1.6 million (0.6)10 p.m.
9.3 million (1.7)ABC: Scandal
9.2 million (2.9)NBC: Parenthood
4 million (1.3)