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Primetime Ratings: 'Glee' Gets Big 'Idol' Boost in Return

Fox returned Glee from its midseason hiatus on
Thursday to a 2.7 rating with adults 18-49, up 35% from its last episode in
December. Glee's big return was no doubt buoyed by having a much
stronger lead-in, American Idol, which was down 9% from last Thursday
(which was a two-hour episode) to a 5.1. Fox won the night with an overall 3.9
rating/10 share.

CBS' repeats tied with ABC's mix with a 2.0/5; CBS had more
total viewers. Last Resort's brief run ended with a 1.2, up two tenths
from last week, and Grey's Anatomy was flat with another 3.0.

NBC was in fourth with a 1.3/4. 30 Rock, airing its
penultimate episode, was up a tenth to a 1.4 and drew a season-high 3.83
million total viewers. Parks & Recreation was down two tenths to a
1.7. The Office also fell a tenth to a 2.0 while 1600Penn
was up 8% to a 1.3. Rock Center was down 27% to a 0.8.

The CW finished with a 1.0/3. The Vampire Diaries was
down a tenth with 18-49s to a 1.3 and down 13% with 18-34s to a 1.4. Beauty
and the Beast
rose a tenth with 18-49s to a 0.7 and two tenths with 18-34s
to a 0.7 as well.