Some primetime shows are already back from reruns and the ratings definitely reflect the new programming, handing CBS a huge win. "The Big Bang Theory" posted its highest ratings ever with nearly 19 million viewers and a 6.0 rating in the 18-49 demo, which matches an all-time high. "Two and a Half Men" posted a season high, while "Person of Interest" had a series high and "Elementary" had its largest audience since the premiere.
Granted, all other networks were more or less in reruns, save two episodes of "Mobbed" on Fox, but still -- big night for CBS.
The Eye averaged 14.9 million viewers and a 9.0 rating/14 share in households for the win, which beats all other networks combined. ABC was second with 3.25 million, 2.3/4, followed by Fox at 2.9 million, 1.8/3, NBC at 2.5 million 1.7/3 and the CW at 996,000 and 0.7/1
In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS also won handily with