The ratings recap for the first Wednesday of sweeps:
Up 2.5 mil from its last fresh eppy, Bones (10.41 million total viewers) topped a surging Jericho (8.16 mil, up 480K). Top Model (5.13 mil) put up typical numbers, while Notes from the Underbelly (6.1 mil) delivered 1.2 mil additional heads.
Idol fans were feeling more charitable this week, as the show (28.07 mil) enjoyed a 1.67 mil bump from last Wednesday's half of "Idol Gives Back." Criminal Minds (13.3 mil) rose 450,000, Jordan (5.9 mil) dipped 480K, and One Tree Hill (3.27 mil) returned to an audience 120K bigger than the sudser's Feb. 21 outing and 400K greater than the PCD finale.
Though Lost (12.1 mil) found yet another 470,000 viewers, CSI: NY (12.93 mil) reclaimed its No. 1 position. Medium (7.64 mil) added 520K.