Modern Family dominated Wednesday, leading ABC to an easy win.
The sitcom drew 12 million viewers and a 4.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up five-tenths from its last new episode. In fact, all of ABC's shows rose, with The Neighbors (6.6 million, 2.0) climbing a huge 25 percent.
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In contrast, NBC's lineup was down across the board ...
Our top moments of the week:
12. Most Sympathetic Plea: Resident One Tree Hill villain Dan Scott returns to town after his diner and home burn down. Dan tears up when he begs Haley to help him get back on his feet, and we actually feel bad for him for the first time ever. It may have taken nine seasons, but it looks like Dan Scott is finally back in our good graces... for now.
11. Funniest Hunger Strike: In preparation for his wedding, Castle's Ryan goes on a nine-day cleanse with his...
Chelsea Handler has three shows... for now. The sitcom based on her life premiered to so-so numbers Wednesday, though they were good for NBC, which crowed that the program attracted the best viewership in the Wednesday-at-8:30/7:30 time slot in more than a year.
Katy Perry was absent from the People's Choice Awards (don't worry — she gave fans a heads up via Twitter) but still ended up the big winner.