Primetime Ratings: 'Bachelor' Rises Again; ABC, CBS Tie on Monday'The Following' gains 17% for Fox 2/19/2013 11:32:01 AM Eastern
Bachelor continued its resurgence on Monday, improving by another 11% to a
new season-high 3.0 rating with adults 18-49, according to Nielsen overnight
numbers. Castle followed with a 2.2, up 10% from last week. ABC split
with CBS for the demo win with a 2.8 rating/7 share, but was slightly ahead
with total viewers (9.38 million vs. 9.23 million).
CBS' How I Met
Your Mother gained 10% for a 3.4, while Rules of Engagement was flat
in its third week with a 2.8. 2 Broke Girls fell 6% to a 3.4 and Mike
& Molly improved 3% to a 3.1. At 10 p.m., Hawaii Five-0 fell 5%
to a 2.0.
After declining for
a few weeks, Fox's The Following got back on track with a 2.8, up 17%
over last week. Earlier, Bones was down a tenth to a 2.1. Fox took third
with a 2.5/6.
NBC was in fourth
with a 1.8/5. The Biggest Loser rose 5% to a 2.1 and Deception
was steady with another 1.2.
The CW's (0.3/1) Carrie
Diaries was down two tenths from last week to a 0.5 with its targeted
18-34 demo. It was also down a tenth with 18-49s to a 0.4. 90210 was
down two tenths with 18-34s to a 0.2 and down a tenth with 18-49s to a 0.2 as