Today's News: Our Take - Ratings: Idol, Grey's, Community Hit Lows

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CBS led the way Thursday on an overall down night.

The Big Bang Theory drew 15.7 million viewers and a 4.5, falling a full point from its last original. Two and a Half Men (12.4 million, 3.3) dropped six-tenths, while Person of Interest (14.6 million, 2.9) was up a tenth and Elementary (11.5 million, 2.4) was flat.

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American Idol's first elimination episode (11.6 million, 3.0) hit a new low for a regularly scheduled episode, down six-tenths from last week.Glee (5.5 million, 2.0) slipped four-tenths.

Grey's Anatomy (8.1 million, 2.6), ABC's only new program of the night, also slid to an all-time low.

On NBC, Community (2.6 million, 1.0) hit a series low and The Office (3.5 million, 1.9) was down a tenth. Parks and Recreation (3 million, 1.6) and 1600 Penn (2.3 million, 1.0) both grew.

8 p.m.

CBS:The Big Bang Theory 15.7 million (4.5); Two and a Half Men 12.4 million (3.3)

ABC:Shark Tank (R) 4.6 million (1.3)

Fox: American Idol 11.6 million (3.0)

NBC:Community 2.6 million (1.0); Parks and Recreation 3 million (1.6)

CW:The Vampire Diaries 2.5 million (1.1)

9 p.m.

CBS: Person of Interest 14.6 million (2.9)

ABC: Grey's Anatomy 8.1 million (2.6)

Fox: Glee 5.5 million (2.0)

NBC: The Office 3.5 million (1.9); 1600 Penn 2.3 million (1.0)

CW: Beauty and the Beast 1.5 million (0.5)

10 p.m.

CBS: Elementary 11.5 million (2.4)

ABC: Scandal (R) 4.3 million (1.2)

NBC: Law & Order: SVU (R)3.7 million (0.9)

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