Monday Ratings: FOX and CBS battle for youth, Castle slips
A very competitive night with FOX and CBS in a dead heat with adults 18-49 and FOX winning with adults 18-34. After last Monday’s college basketball, CBS was back to its well-performing comedies and CSI: Miami.
House led the 8pm hour with a 4.5 rating with adults 18-49. At 9pm the CBS combo of Two and Half Men and Rules of Engagement bested ABC’s combination of the final half hour of Dancing with the Stars and Surviving Suburbia.
At 10pm, CSI: Miami easily ruled above all other shows with a 3.8 rating with adults 18-49.
What about Chuck? Last night Chuck averaged a 2.3 (or a 2.25, if you want to split hairs) with adults 18-49, and last week it averaged a 2.1/5. Heroes was also up noticeably to a 3.2 rating with adults 18-49, rebounding from last week’s series low when it had a 2.6.
Surviving Suburbia’s 2.8 rating with adults 18-49 in its second week will have the retentionistas talking. It won’t help Castle‘s fight to stay alive any, either. Castle dropped to a series-low 2.0 rating with Adults 18-49.
Previous Monday overnight reports are available for comparison.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Share||18-34 Rating/Share||Viewers (Millons)|
|ABC||Dancing with the Stars||4.2/11||3.0/9||18.39|
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory||3.8/11||2.8/9||10.13|
|CW||Gossip Girl (Repeat)||0.4/1||0.5/2||0.99|
|8:30||CBS||How I Met Your Mother||4.0/11||3.4/10||9.56|
|9:00||CBS||Two and a Half Men||5.2/13||3.7/10||14.78|
|ABC||Dancing with the Stars||5.0/12||3.7/10||20.56|
|CW||One Tree Hill (Repeat)||0.4/1||0.5/1||0.92|
|9:30||CBS||Rules of Engagement||4.0/10||2.5/7||11.57|
Shows are sorted by 18-49 rating in each time slot.
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