TV Ratings Report: NBC Comedy Fail

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NBC rolled out two new comedies in their regular time slots last night, with Animal Practice only garnering 5.2 million viewers (a 42 percent drop from Up All Night's premiere in the same slot last season) and Guys with Kids dropping to 4.8 million.

Despite its horrific reviews and absurd concept, conversely, ABC's The Neighbors fared very well after the return of Modern Family.

Read on for our complete ratings rundown:

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8 p.m.
Survivor: 10.2 million viewers
The Middle: 9 million
The X Factor: 8.8 million
Animal Practice: 5.2 million
Guys with Kids: 4.8 million
Oh Sit: 929,000

9 p.m.
Modern Family: 14.2 million/The Neighbors: 9.3 million
Criminal Minds: 11.6 million
The X Factor: 10.1 million
Law & Order SVU rerun: 6.5 million
Supernatural rerun: 721,000

10 p.m.
CSI: 10.7 million
Law & Order SVU: 7 million
Revenge: The First Chapter: 5.4 million

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I hope animal hospital gets a fair shot, i actually really like it.


Animal Practice is totally enjoyable. How could you not like a show when there a at least four characters funnier than the monkey. NBC give it a chance.