The first CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode of 2010, “Sin City Blue”, split leadership in the 9:00pm hour on Thursday, January 14. CSI pulled in 15.39 million viewers, putting it ahead of Grey’s Anatomy (12.73 million), Fringe (6.61 million), back-to-back episodes of 30 Rock (5.12 million at 9:00pm and 5.01 million at 9:30pm), and a repeat of Supernatural (1.31 million) on the CW network. In the 18-49 demographic prized by advertisers, Grey’s came out on top with a 4.8 rating/12 share. CSI was second with 3.4/9, followed by Fringe (2.6/7), Rock (2.3/6 for both episodes) and Supernatural (0.6/2).
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