TV Ratings Report: An Improved Grey's Area

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Lacking new competition from CBS, Grey's Anatomy finally returned with a new episode last night and enjoyed a seven percent ratings bump from its 2011 finale. How did fresh episodes of two CW favorites fare?

About the same as usual. Read on for a full rundown...


8 p.m.
Big Bang Theory rerun: 11.6 million viewers/Rules of Engagement rerun: 8.6 million
Wipeout: 8.5 million
Bones rerun: 4.8 million
The Vampire Diaries: 3.2 million
Community rerun: 2.6 million/Parks and Recreation: 2.4 million

9 p.m.
Grey's Anatomy: 12 million
Person of Interest rerun: 8.7 million
Bones rerun: 4.3 million
The Office rerun: 2.6 million/Whitney rerun: 2.6 million
The Secret Circle: 2.0 million

10 p.m.
The Mentalist rerun: 9.1 million
Private Practice: 7.8 million
The Office rerun: 1.8 million/Up All Night rerun: 1.9 million

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