Hannibal, the violent new drama that is a TV prequel to Silence of the Lambs got off to a terrible start with just a 1.6 rating among 18- to 49-year-olds and 4.3 million total viewers.
CBS dominated Thursday night with The Big Bang Theory (4.9 in 18 to 49, 16.8 million viewers). On Fox, American Idol did not hit a series low for a change (2.8/9 in 18 to 49, 11.3 million viewers). And on ABC, Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal got a good 18 to 49 rating, a 2.7.
Community continued to do terribly (a 1 .0 in 18 to 49, 2.4 million viewers), and Parks and Recreation not much better (1.5 in 18 to 49, 2.9 million viewers)