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

Thursday, super-quickly:

" The first new Smallville since Dec. 13 delivered 3.82 million total viewers, matching the last episode's audience.

" Supernatural, also MIA for seven weeks, did 2.99 mil, down 200K.

" Lost returned to an audience of 16.07 mil, a 13 percent drop from the Season 3 opener but a huge improvement over last May's finale (13.65 mil). It also dominated in the demos.

" ABC's Eli Stone was sampled by 11.62 mil.