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Television hardly was a priority for Americans on Thanksgiving eve, with usage levels taking a drop. Only two networks offered their regular lineups in originals — CBS and Fox (though all episodes were labeled as “special” so they won’t count towards the series’ season averages). CBS easily swept every hour of primetime with  Survivor (2.2, down 12% from last week),  Criminal Minds (2.4/7, down 14%) and CSI (2.0/6, down 5%). Fox’s X Factor (1.2) matched its low with a regularly scheduled episode posted by the redo show following the voting snafu earlier this month. NBC aired a special about the making of its upcoming Sound Of Music live special (1.0) and an SNL Thanksgiving highlights reel (1.6). The CW aired the 1987 movie Planes,  Trains and Automobiles (0.5), which actually outperformed three of its series in 18-49, Hart Of Dixie, Beauty & The Beast and Nikita. Last night also marked the official end of the November sweep, won in 18-49 by »


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