Viewers turned out to see Preston Burke return to Grey's Anatomy last night, as the latest installment rose 13 percent in total viewers from the previous new outing.
Scroll down for a breakdown of Thursday night ratings, which included another drop for both American Idol and The Vampire Diaries...
Grey’s Anatomy rerun: 4.1 million viewers
Hell’s Kitchen: 4.4 million
The Big Bang Theory: 15.6 million/The Millers: 9.5 million
iHeart Radio Music Awards: 5.4 million
American Idol: 6.9 million/Surviving Jack: 3.9 million
Reign: 1.4 million
Two and a Half Men: 9.1 million/Bad Teacher: 6.5 million
Black Box: 5.4 million
Elementary: 7.8 million
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