Thursday TV Show Ratings: American Idol, 1600 Penn, Raising Hope, Wife Swap, Scandal

Scandal TV show Thursday, March 28, 2013 ratingsNew Episodes: American Idol, Raising Hope, The Vampire Diaries, Beauty And The Beast, Wife Swap, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and 1600 Penn. Sports: 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Episode Reruns: Community, The Office and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

ABC
8pmWife Swap: 1.4 in the demo (-18% change) with 4.28 million.
9pmGrey’s Anatomy: 2.8 in the demo (-7% change) with 8.33 million.
10pmScandal: 2.6 in the demo (-4% change) with 8.06 million.

CBS
8pm2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament: (sports) 2.3 in the demo with 6.92 million.

The CW:
8pmThe Vampire Diaries: 1.2 in the demo (-8% change) with 2.43 million.
9pmBeauty and the Beast: 0.6 in the demo (0% change) with 1.56 million.

FOX
8pmAmerican Idol: 2.7 in the demo (-7% change) with 11.03 million.
9pmRaising Hope: 1.4 in the demo (0% change) with 4.57 million.
9:30pmRaising Hope: 1.2 in the demo (-14% change) with 3.50 million.

NBC
8pmCommunity: (rerun) 0.7 in the demo with 2.35 million.
8:30pm1600 Penn: 0.7 in the demo (-22% change) with 1.89 million.
9pmThe Office: (rerun) 0.7 in the demo with 1.66 million.
9:30pm1600 Penn: 0.7 in the demo (0% change) with 1.89 million.
10pmLaw & Order: SVU: (rerun) 1.0 in the demo with 3.97 million.

These are the fast affiliate ratings. The “demo” refers to the viewers in the 18-49 demographic. The percentages represent the change since the previous original episode. (Percentages aren’t given for reruns or specials.) “Million” refers to the total number of viewers.

To see past ratings for a particular show, click the show’s link. The show pages are updated with the daily final ratings when they become available. Those pages include percentage changes in both the demo and total viewership, in addition to season averages to date.

Here are the show season averages, grouped by network: ABC | CBS | CW | FOX | NBC

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