TV Ratings Report: Awake Premiere Slumbers

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It really is all relative for NBC. The series premiere of Awake drew only 6.2 million viewers last night, but the struggling network points out this is the best non-sport rating in its 10 p.m. Thursday time slot since 5/19/11. So there's that...

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8 p.m.
American Idol: 17.8 million viewers
The Big Bang Theory: 11.1 million/Rob: 9 million
Wipeout rerun: 4.5 million
30 Rock: 3.8 million/Parks and Recreation: 3.8 million
The Vampire Diaries rerun: 1.1 million

9 p.m.
Person of Interest rerun: 9.5 million
Grey's Anatomy rerun: 3.4 million
American Idol: 18.7 million
The Office: 5 million/Up All Night: 3.48 million
Supernatural rerun: 952,000

10 p.m.
The Mentalist rerun: 8.9 million
Awake: 6.2 million
Jimmy Kimmel Live rerun: 3 million

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I wish they would put on Nikita repeats instead of TVD


Mentalist rerun got close to 50% more viewers than Awake :(


I watched Awake and plan to watch it again.


I did not watch it yet but with Jason Isaacs in it, I'll definitively will!