olivia chisholm robin thicke duets TV ratings: 'Duets' up and 'Big Bang Theory' rerun still most watched on ThursdayFast National ratings for Thursday, July 5, 2012

With Olympic trials off the Thursday night grid, shows like ABC’s “Duets” and FOX’s dating-show duo of “Take Me Out” and “The Choice” got a bit of a boost.

ABC’s “Wipeout,” meanwhile, was down a little from its premiere. A repeat of CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” was the most-watched show of the night.

led the night overall with 7.77 million viewers and a 4.9 rating/9 share
in households. ABC (5.15 million, 3.2/6) came in second ahead of FOX
(3.44 million, 2.1/4), NBC (2.4 million, 1.7/3) and
The CW (701,000, 0.5/1).

CBS also came out on top with adults 18-49 with a 1.7. FOX grabbed second with a 1.4, beating out ABC’s 1.3, NBC’s 0.6 and
The CW’s 0.3.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “The Big Bang Theory” rerun (8.1 million viewers, 5.0/9 households)/”The Big Bang Theory” rerun (8.86 million, 5.5/10)
NBC: “The Office” (2.07 million, 1.6/3)/”Parks and Recreation” (1.5 million, 1.1/2)
ABC: “Duets” (4.8 million, 3.2/6)
FOX: “Take Me Out” (3.1 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Breaking Pointe” (919,000, 0.6/1) 18-49 leader: “The Big Bang Theory” (2.4) 9 p.m. CBS: “Person of Interest” rerun (8.05 million, 5.0/9)
ABC: “Wipeout” (5.5 million, 3.2/5)
FOX: “The Choice” (3.76 million, 2.4/4)
NBC: “Saving Hope” (2.18 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: “The Vampire Diaries” rerun (483,000, 0.4/1) 18-49 leader: “Wipeout” (1.7) 10 p.m. CBS: “The Mentalist” rerun (6.75 million, 4.4/8)
ABC: “Rookie Blue” (5.1 million, 3.3/6)
NBC: “Rock Center with Brian Williams” (3.25 million, 2.3/4) 18-49 leader: “Rookie Blue” (1.3)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable