However, its broadcast of the Country Music Association Awards saw its lowest ever demo rating of 3.8 (13.57m), down from last year's 4.8 score.
CBS had a successful evening overall, with The Big Bang Theory climbing 2% to a new season high rating of 5.1 (15.65m), easily the best score of the night at 8pm.
Two and a Half Men dropped 3% from last week to 3.6 (13.11m) at 8.30pm. Person of Interest climbed 3% to 3.0 (13.50m) at 9pm, while Elementary rose an impressive 9% to 2.4 (10.50m) at 10pm.
Fox's X Factor fell six points to 2.3, and it had its lowest ever viewership of 6.17m at 8-10pm.
NBC screened a repeat of The Voice at 8pm (1.3/3.79m), with Rock Centre climbing 18% to 1.3 (4.78m) at 10pm.
The CW's Vampire Diaries experienced a 15% rise from last week to 1.5 (3.17m) at 8pm, while Beauty and the Beast levelled at 0.6 (1.73m) at 9pm.