Ratings: Two and a Half Men, Scandal and 30 Rock Hit Highs
Sorry, Angus. People are still watching Two and a Half Men.
Days after a video surfaced of Angus T. Jones calling his hit sitcom "filth" and urging fans not to watch it, Men matched its season high Thursday with 13.8 million viewers and a 4.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic. Men was the only show of CBS' lineup not to dip. The Big Bang Theory (17.1 million, 5.4) was still the night's top-rated show.
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ABC's Scandal 6.7 million (2.2) hit a season high and tied Elementary in the demo for the first time. Lead-ins Last Resort (5.2 million (1.0) and Grey's Anatomy 8.7 million (3.0), on the other hand, hit series and season lows, respectively.
On NBC, everything was down save for Liz Lemon's wedding on 30 Rock (3.6 million, 1.5), which hit a season high in viewership.
Fox's and The CW's numbers are likely affected by football pre-emptions.
CBS: The Big Bang Theory 17.1 million (5.4); Two and a Half Men 13.8 million (4.1)
ABC: Last Resort 5.2 million (1.0)
Fox: The X Factor 8.2 million (2.7)
NBC: 30 Rock 3.6 million (1.5); Up All Night 3 million (1.2)
CW: The Vampire Diaries 3.2 million (1.5)
CBS: Person of Interest 14.3 million (2.9)
ABC: Grey's Anatomy 8.7 million (3.0)
Fox: Glee 5.8 million (2.2)
NBC: The Office 3.9 million (1.9); Parks and Recreation 3 million (1.4)
CW: Beauty and the Beast 2.1 million (0.8)
CBS: Elementary 10.4 million (2.2)
ABC: Scandal 6.7 million (2.2)
NBC: Rock Center with Brian Williams 3.4 million (0.9)