Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles in Supernatural by Sergei Bachlakov/The CW Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles in Supernatural by Sergei Bachlakov/The CW

This Thursday's numbers, at a glance:

8 pm/ET
Smallville's season opener delivered 4.38 million total viewers, a 14 percent drop from last year's premiere. Fox's Hole in the Wall, averaging 4.72 mil across two episodes, dipped 12 percent week-to-week.

9 pm
Supernatural's numbers were touched by an angel, as the season premiere drew 3.96 mil - a 33 percent surge over the previous opener and the series' best CW performance ever. Kitchen Nightmares held steady at 6.15 mil.

10 pm
CBS' Flashpoint targeted 9.66 mil, a week-to-week increase of 13 percent.