Fast National ratings for Thursday, June 19, 2014.

A solid week-to-week bump for "Hell's Kitchen" helped FOX win Thursday night among young viewers, while the night's overall leader continued to be CBS, powered by a "Big Bang Theory" repeat.

Among other notables, "Hell's Kitchen" helped "Gang Related" post a tiny gain as the drama tied with NBC's dipping "Undateable."

Meanwhile, ABC's "Rookie Blue" returned with soft demo numbers, but a solid overall audience and The CW also got OK returns for the Critics' Choice TV Awards.

On to the numbers...

Among adults 18-49, FOX averaged a 1.3 rating for Thursday night, topping the 1.1 rating for CBS and NBC in the key demographic. ABC was fourth with a 0.9 key demo rating, while The CW did a 0.3 key demo rating for the night.

Overall, though, CBS led the way with 5.19 million viewers and a 3.4 rating/6 share, edging out the 5.13 million viewers and 3.4/6 for ABC for Thursday night. FOX was third with 3.78 million viewers and a 2.3/4, topping NBC's 3.34 million viewers and a 2.2/4. The CW averaged a 0.7/1 and 1.04 million viewers.

8 p.m. - CBS was first overall and second in the key demo with repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (7.54 million and a 1.8 key demo) and "Mom" (5.63 million and a 1.3 key demo). FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" was second with 4.93 million viewers and won the hour with a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's "Black Box" was third with 3.99 million viewers and fourth with a 0.7 key demo rating, compared to the 3.43 million viewers and 0.9 key demo rating for a "Hollywood Game Night" repeat on NBC. The first hour of The CW's Critics' Choice TV Awards averaged just over 1 million viewers and a 0.3 key demo rating.

9 p.m. - The start of ABC's two-hour "Rookie Blue" premiere averaged 5.71 million viewers to win the 9 p.m. hour, coming in second with a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. CBS' repeats of "Two and a Half Men" and "The Millers" averaged 4.83 million viewers for second and won the hour with a 1.2 key demo rating. FOX's "Gang Related" averaged 2.62 million viewers and a 0.9 key demo rating, compared to the 2.58 million viewers and 0.9 key demo rating for two episodes of "Undateable" on NBC. The CW's awards telecast averaged 1.07 million viewers and a 0.3 key demo rating.

10 p.m. - ABC closed primetime in first overall with 5.7 million viewers for "Rookie Blue," which stayed second with a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. CBS' "Elementary" repeat averaged 4.15 million viewers for second overall and finished third with a 0.7 key demo rating. NBC's "Last Comic Standing" won the hour with a 1.4 key demo rating and finished third with 4.005 million viewers.

All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.

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A long-time member of the TCA Board and a longer-time blogger of "American Idol," Dan Fienberg writes about TV, except for when he writes about movies or sometimes writes about the Red Sox. But never music. He would sound stupid talking about music.