The eleventh season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation kicked off last night with “Shock Waves”. The episode pulled in 14.57 million viewers in the 9:00pm hour, putting it ahead of Grey’s Anatomy (14.04 million), NBC’s combination of The Office (8.39 million) and Outsourced (7.44 million), Fringe (5.83 million) and the CW’s Nikita (3.22 million). In the key 18-49 demographic prized by advertisers, CSI came in third place for the hour. Grey’s was number one with a 5.3 rating/14 share, followed by NBC’s average of 3.9/10, CSI’s 3.4/9, Fringe (2.1/6) and Nikita (1.1/3).
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