TV Ratings Report: Grey's Anatomy on Life Support?

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Derek may have returned to Seattle on Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 18, but McDreamy did not bring McRatings with him.

The ABC drama garnered a mere 6.6 million total viewers last night, along with a 1.8 rating among 18-49-year olds; these figures were down 20 and 18 percent from the previous new episode and each marked a series low.

Also on ABC, Scandal Season 4 Episode 18 dropped down to 7.2 million households and a 2.1 rating, down 11 and 9 percent to its lowest numbers since early Season 2.

Around the dial...

  • Bones (4.7 million/1.1) decreased by 19 percent and two tenths, while Backstrom (3.2 million/0.8) dipped 11 percent and one tenth.
  • On NBC, The Blacklist (7.5 million/1.6) mostly remained flat, while The Slap‘s finale (3.3 million/0.7) also held steady.
  • The Big Bang Theory (13.4 million/3.2) was down 17 and 27 percent ; The Odd Couple (8.7 million/1.9) fell by 15 and 24 percent; and Mom (8.4 million/2.0) and Elementary (7.4 million/1.2) each ticked just a tad down.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

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