TV Ratings Report: Elementary, Such Dear Ratings!

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Ratings for CBS' much-hyped new drama last night were anything but Elementary, as Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu opened their series with 13.2 million viewers, actually beating last season's The Mentalist opener in a number of key demos.

Elsewhere: The Big Bang Theory set a season premiere record, while Fox saw its numbers decline in the face of real competition...

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8 p.m.
The Big Bang Theory: 15.3 million viewers/Two and a Half Men: 12.4 million
The X Factor: 9.9 million
Last Resort: 9.1 million
SNL Weekend Update special: 5.4 million/Up All Night: 4.5 million
The Vampire Diaries rerun: 771,000

9 p.m.
Person of Interest: 14.3 million
Grey's Anatomy: 11.5 million
Glee: 5.9 million
The Office: 5.2 million/Parks and Recreation: 4.5 million
The Next: 683,000

10 p.m.
Elementary: 13.3 million
Scandal: 7 million
Rock Center with Brian Williams: 4.2 million

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