30 Rock kicked off its final season in appropriate fashion, given the opening episode's NBC-bashing theme, premiering to a 1.8 in the 18-49-year old demographic. That's a 23 percent drop-off from Community's opener one year ago in the same timeslot.
Elsewhere, The Big Bang Theory was Thursday's most-watched program, while Elementary dipped a bit from its first installment...
The Big Bang Theory: 15.4 million viewers/Two and a Half Men: 12.7 million
The X Factor: 9.1 million
Last Resort: 7.8 million
30 Rock: 3.4 million/Up All Night: 3 million
The Next: 900,000
Grey's Anatomy: 10.6 million
Person of Interest: 14.6 million
Glee: 6.2 million
The Office: 4.1 million/Parks and Recreation: 3.5 million
Elementary: 11.2 million
Scandal: 6.8 million