'Vampire Diaries' still strong for The CW on Thursday nights
Published Mar 23 2012, 17:20 GMT
By Paul Millar
The Vampire Diaries
put in another strong performance for The CW on Thursday night.'Break on Through'
, the supernatural drama's latest episode, pulled in 2.7m and a 1.3
rating in the 18-49 demos - up a point week-on-week
. The Secret Circle
continued with 1.7m (0.7
), rounding off a solid night for the US's fledgling terrestrial network.American Idol
's hefty audience of 15m (4.0
) ensured a bright start for Kiefer Sutherland
) on Fox, which was nevertheless down 15% on its special preview in January.
NBC's 8pm comedies Community
) and 30 Rock
) slipped slightly following last week's season highs.30 Rock
aired a second episode at 9pm, climbing to 3.4m (1.5
), then 3.2m (1.4
) watched Up All Night
, and Awake
slumped to 4.7m (1.2
) in the 10pm hour.
After a respectable launch, ABC's Missing
plummeted to 8.7m (1.6
) at 8pm. Repeats of hospital duo Grey's Anatomy
) and Private Practice
Meanwhile, CBS's basketball coverage scored an improved 6.7m (2.3
) between 8pm and 11pm.