9 November 2012 9:09 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

The Voice’s rescue tour around NBC’s schedule continued Thursday night, with a special edition of the competition series boosting comedies The Office and Parks and Recreation. But was it worth it?

The night before, another special airing of The Voice gave considerable lift to Chicago Fire (and the firefighting drama was then picked up for a full season). Last night, The Voice (9 million, 3.0) gave a big lead into The Office (5.3 million viewers, 2.5 adults 18-49 rating) and Parks (3.8 million, 1.8). Both comedies improved considerably from their last original airings (The Office was up 32 percent to a season high). But even with the increase, »

- James Hibberd

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