Ratings: Rake Falls, Reign Ticks Up, SNL Special Does Much Better Than Sean and Michael J. Fox

Matt Webb Mitovich
TVLine.comJanuary 31, 2014
Ratings Rake on Fox
Ratings Rake on Fox

Fox’s freshman drama Rake drew 5.3 million total viewers and a 1.3 demo rating this Thursday night, dropping 24 percent from its premiere as it demonstrated less than 50 percent retention out of American Idol.

Idol itself (with 11.2 mil and a 3.1) was down about 10 percent week-to-week.

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Over on CBS, The Big Bang Theory (18.9 mil/5.1) was down 10 percent, The Millers (11.8 mil/2.8) slipped 12 and 15 percent, Crazy Ones (8.3 mil/1.9) fell 13 and 20 percent and Two and a Half Men (8.6 mil/1.9) dropped 10 and 20 percent. Elementary however held steady at 10.2 mil/2.0.

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NBC’s Community (3 mil/1.1) and Parks and Recreation‘s big goodbye episode (3 mil/1.2) both matched their week-ago numbers. SNL‘s sports-themed special drew 4.7 mil and a 1.8, outperforming the most tallies from Sean Saves the World (2.6 mil/0.7), Michael J. Fox Show (2.2 mil/0.7) and Parenthood (4.3 mil/1.4).

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The CW’s Vampire Diaries (2.4 mil/1.0) shed some eyeballs and two tenths in the demo, while Reign (1.7 mil/0.7) ticked up a tenth.

Ratings: Rake Falls, Reign Ticks Up, SNL Special Does Much Better Than Sean and Michael J. Fox
Ratings: Rake Falls, Reign Ticks Up, SNL Special Does Much Better Than Sean and Michael J. Fox

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