Elsewhere on CBS, 'The Big Bang Theory' was down 2 percent, but still had 14.5 million viewers, 'Person of Interest was steady' at 12.4 million and 'The Mentalist' had 12.7 million viewers.
ABC's 'Charlie's Angels' dropped in its second week, down to 7.2 million viewers. The show was bested in the 18-34 demo by 'The Vampire Diaries.' 'Grey's Anatomy' had 10 million viewers and the season premiere of 'Private Practice' was watched by 7.9 million viewers.
Here's a fact for you: Even with plunging ratings, more viewers watched 'Whitney' than NBC's critically-acclaimed 'Parks and Recreation.' 'Community' and 'Parks and Recreation' were steady with 4 million and 4.3 million viewers, respectively. 'The Office' was down to 6.6 million viewers and 'Whitney' fell to 5.3 million total viewers. At 10PM, 'Prime Suspect' was down to 5.5 million viewers.
Early 'X Factor' ratings have the show down a tiny bit compared to last week with 12.2 million viewers.
'The Vampire Diaries' had 2.7 million viewers and 'Secret Circle' had 2.1 million.