After a week-long hiatus, ABC Station 19 and Grey’s Anatomy returned to prime time on Thursday with new episodes. With its first new episode since April 8, Grey’s Anatomy on par with Law and Order: SVU for the highest demo score of the evening.
By Fast Affiliates, Grey’s Anatomy and the last Law and Order: SVU both earned a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demo. Grey’s was stable since its last episode, as was SVU of the previous week. In between, however, it was SVU which delivered the biggest audience of the night, with 4.71 million viewers. In addition to dominating the evening, these two titles were the best shows on their respective networks.
The evening started with Station 19′s return (0.5, 4.10M) winning the first hour. The first responder drama lost a tenth of its last episode in April, but helped set the stage for Grey’s regular return. Following Station 19 have been Law and order (0.4, 4.10M), Junior Master Chef (0.4, 1.89M) and Walker (0.1, 0.69). Chefwhich ticked, was Fox’s top title and Walker was the CW’s top Thursday show.
Obviously, Grey’s and SVU were the best 9 hour programs. At the same time, call me kat (0.3, 1.64M) concluded its second season stable from the previous week, but down sharply from its first season 2 (0.9, 3.73M). It’s worth noting, however, that the sitcom’s January premiere received a noticeable boost from The TA. At 9:30 p.m. How do we ride (0.2, 2.86M) and Welcome to Flatch (0.2, 0.78M).
Thursday’s prime time ended with Law and order: organized crime (0.5, 3.98M) up, followed by a new big sky (0.3, 2.36M).