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'Do No Harm' Ratings: NBC Drama Bombs; 'Big Bang Theory' Beats 'Idol'

02/01/2013 12:49 pm ET

The ratings are in for the premiere of "Do No Harm" and they're ... awful.

According to NBC, 3.1 million viewers tuned in to the new medical drama starring Steven Pasquale. The numbers were even worse in the 18-49 demographic, where the show had registered a paltry 0.9 rating. Fox reports that the "Do No Harm" debut is the lowest-rated drama premiere in the history of CBS, ABC, Fox and NBC in the 18-49 demographic.

Meanwhile, 4.8 million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to "30 Rock," up a million from last week's 3.8. The "30 Rock" series finale had a 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

Despite Tina Fey's plea for viewers to DVR "The Big Bang Theory" and watch "30 Rock" live, "The Big Bang Theory" pulled in big numbers for CBS. The Thursday, Jan. 31 episode of "The Big Bang Theory" scored 17.5 million viewers and a 5.3 rating, besting "American Idol" in total viewers and in the demographic. "Idol" had 13.7 million viewers and a 4.5 rating.

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