big bang 1227 ratings TV ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' rules a rerun filled ThursdayFast National ratings for Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Here’s how big “The Big Bang Theory” has been this season: A rerun of the show on Thursday scored better ratings than most first-run shows have this fall. “Person of Interest” also scored well for CBS, which scored an easy win on a night that was virtually wall-to-wall reruns. (Only NBC’s “Rock Center” was new.)

CBS averaged 9.6 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/10 share in households for the night — beating the combined total of the other four networks. ABC was the best of the rest with 3.6 million viewers and a 2.3/4. NBC (2.6 million, 1.7/3) came in third, followed by FOX (1.8 million, 1.1/2) and The CW (1 million, 0.7/1).

The Eye also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.1 rating. No one else made it above a 1.0: ABC was second with a 0.9, edging NBC’s 0.8 and FOX’s 0.7. The CW drew a 0.4.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “The Big Bang Theory” rerun (12 million viewers, 7.4/12 households)/”Two and a Half Men” rerun (8.7 million, 5.8/9)
ABC: Special – “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown” (4.65 million, 2.7/5)
NBC: “30 Rock” rerun (2.55 million, 1.7/3)/”Up All Night” rerun (2.2 million, 1.5/2)
FOX: “The Mindy Project” reruns – two episodes (1.9 million, 1.1/2)
The CW: “The Vampire Diaries” rerun (1.05 million, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “The Big Bang Theory” (3.3) 9 p.m. CBS: “Person of Interest” rerun (10.3 million, 6.5/11)
ABC: “Grey’s Anatomy” rerun (3.2 million, 2.2/4)
NBC: “The Office” rerun (2.1 million, 1.4/2)/”Parks and Recreation” rerun (1.9 million, 1.2/2)
FOX: “The Mindy Project” reruns – two episodes (1.6 million, 1.0/2)
The CW: “Beauty and the Beast” rerun (940,000, 0.6/1) 18-49 leader: “Person of Interest” (1.9) 10 p.m. CBS: “Elementary” rerun (8 million, 5.2/9)
NBC: “Rock Center with Brian Williams” (3.4 million, 2.3/4)
ABC: “Scandal” rerun (2.9 million, 2.0/3) 18-49 leader: “Elementary” (1.5) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter