Those Chance Harbor kiddies might have some fight left in ‘em yet. The penultimate episode of The Secret Circle, which was not amongst The CW’s early pick-ups for the fall, saw gains of 7 and 20 percent this Thursday, with 1.23 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating.
Setting the table for TSC, The Vampire Diaries drew 2.44 mil and a 1.1, gaining 10 percent in total audience week-to-week.
The night’s biggest blow was absorbed by ABC freshman Missing, which at 6.3 mil/1.1 was down 21 percent in the demo.
Going hour by hour….
8 pm | American Idol‘s results show was rock-steady, drawing 15 million total viewers while scoring a 3.9 rating. The Big Bang Theory (13.6 mil/4.6) led Thursday in the demo, rising 12 percent; Rules of Engagement (9 mil/2.7) also was up some. Community held steady at 3.3 mil/1.4, while 30 Rock (3.1 mil/1.4) was down 12 percent.
9 pm | Person of Interest (13 mil/2.5) dominated the hour in total audience, up 4 percent, while a steady-ish Grey’s Anatomy (9 mil/3.2) ruled the demo. Fox’s Touch rose 6 and 11 percent, to 6.8 mil/2.1. Both The Office (4.44 mil/2.3) and Parks and Recreation (3.35 mil/1.7) were up a bit.
10 pm | The Mentalist topped the hour this week with 12.7 million total viewers and a 2.4 rating, rising a few percentage points. ABC’s Scandal, at 6.8 mil/2.1, inched up a tenth in the demo. NBC’s Awake (2.14 mil/0.7) slipped another tenth in the demo but was steady in total audience.