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Halloween took a chunk out of the key 18-49 demographic, leading to a weak night from all the networks, with Scandal topping in the demo.
CBS managed to win the night in terms of the number of viewers, though a couple shows took heavy hits from Halloween and Big Bang Theory being a repeat, HitFix reports. The network averaged 9.36 million viewers and a 2.0 in the demo. Despite being a repeat, Big Bang Theory still drew in 11.56 million viewers and a 2.5 rating.
New shows The Millers and The Crazy Ones dropped for the night with only a 2.0 and 1.9 demo rating, respectively. Elementary did manage to top ABC's Scandal in viewers with 9.35 million, but only a 1.7 in the key demo.
ABC came in first in the key demographic thanks to its annual showing of Its The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! The special saw a rating of 2.2. Grey's Anatomy managed a 2.6 rating for the evening. Scandal had the best rating in the demo for the night at 2.9 and had 9.23 million viewers.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC shows were boosted slightly thanks to its special SNL Halloween, which drew a 1.7 rating. The network averaged 4.4 million viewers and a 1.4 rating. Sean Saves The World ticked upward slightly to a 1.2 in the demo. The Michael J. Fox Show did not get that boost, unfortunately, dropping to a 1.1 rating. Parenthood finished off the night even with last week at a 1.3 rating.
Fox had little to offer for the night, showing only a Glee recap and X-Factor clip show. The network averaged 2.6 million viewers and a 0.7 in the demo. The clip show performed poorly with only a 0.8 rating.
The CW averaged a 0.7 in the demo and 1.8 million viewers for the night. Vampire Diaries drew in a 0.8 rating and Reign remained at 0.6.