<I>Criminal Minds</i> Criminal Minds

This Thursday's line-up bounced back nicely from that nasty week-ago wane. Here's how each show performed:

8 pm/ET
Survivor topped the hour with 11.73 million total viewers, up 350K week-to-week. Bones places second with 8.83 mil, up 7 percent. Ugly Betty returned to an audience of 6.8 mil, down 10 percent from its last fresh outing. 

In fourth, NBC's Earl (5.27 mil) dipped 230K, while Parks and Recreation was flat at 5.29 mil. Smallville (3.26 mil) saw a 260K gain.

9 pm
CSI was No. 1 in total viewers (15.3 mil, up 850K), while Grey's Anatomy (13.94 mil, up 740K) dominated the demos. NBC's The Office was up a hair, at 7.3 mil, while lead-out 30 Rock (5.97 mil) dropped 380K. Supernatural scared up 2.96 mil, gaining 200 thou. 

10 pm
CBS won the hour with a Criminal Minds repeat, which with an audience of 10.34 million performed 38 percent better than time-slot predecessor Harper's Island (now airing on Saturdays). Private Practice was No. 1 the demos, and wrapped up its second season with 9.85 mil, up 7 percent. (Turn back around, Coop!)

NBC's Southland skidded for a third straight week, this time dropping 16 percent (to 6.68 mil).

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