Fox’s Glee didn’t miss a beat in its return from hiatus. The Rocky Horror-themed episode of the musical dramedy (4.8/13) was up 4% from the fast national result for its last original 2 weeks ago (up 2% from the final as Glee tends to go up a tenth). It also topped the night in adults 18-49 as it has done with every fresh episode this fall. The Halloween-themed episode of comedy Raising Hope (2.6/7) was even with its fast national result for its previous fresh episode 2 weeks ago. It wad followed by another Raising Hope original (2.3/6), which did 64% better than time slot’s regular, Running Wilde, did the last time it aired after a first-run Raising Hope.
ABC’s recently renewed new drama No Ordinary Family (2.0/5) continued to slide, down 9% from last week for a new low. Dancing with the Stars result show, which featured the surprise elimination of The Hills star Audrina Patridge, was down 6% for its lowest result this season. (It is expected to regain some ground in the finals.) ABC’s other newly renewed freshman drama, Detroit 1-8-7 (2.0/6) was up a tenth from its fast national number last week. The cop drama tends to lose a tenth of a rating point in the finals when the Dancing overrun is taken out.
After posting across-the-board increases last week, CBS’ drama lineup lost some ground. NCIS (4.1/11) was down a tenth from its fast national last week when it went up a tenth in the finals, a very good hold against an original Glee vs. a repeat last week. It also drew a massive audience: 19.9 million, the largest on the night and the show’s largest since January. NCIS: LA (3.4/9, 16 million) was down 13% to a season low. The Good Wife (2.4/7, 12.5 million) was down 8% also for a season low. Both NCIS:LA and The Good Wife won their time slots in 18-49 and viewers, with CBS taking the night in total viewers (16.2 million) and finishing second behind Fox in 18-49 (3.3/9)
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