Primetime Ratings: CBS Lineup Hits Season Highs'Dancing With the Stars' performance finale down from last fall 11/27/2012 12:11:41 PM Eastern
It was a boffo Monday for CBS, as much of its lineup hit
season-high ratings with adults 18-49, according to Nielsen overnight
numbers. How I Met Your Mother was up 17% to a 3.4 rating, followed by a
Big Bang Theory repeat, which drew a 3.2, more than a full point higher
than what the time slot had been averaging. 2 Broke Girls hit a season-high
4.0, up 18% and Mike & Molly rose 24% to a season-best 3.6. At 10
p.m., Hawaii Five-0 also drew its best rating of the season, rising 5%
to a 2.3. CBS finished in second with an overall 3.1 rating/8 share.
NBC again won Monday with a 3.8/9. The Voice was up
14% to a 4.2 and Revolution ended the first half of its rookie season up
12% to a 2.9.
Fox and ABC tied for third (ABC bested Fox in total viewers)
with a 1.7/4. Bones was up 15% to a 2.3 and The Mob Doctor was up
three tenths to a 1.2
ABC's Dancing With the Stars performance finale hit a
season-high 2.6 rating, but that was down 36% from last fall's performance
finale. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition drew a 1.3
from 9-11 p.m.
The CW finished with a 0.5/1. 90210 was up a tenth
with 18-49s to a 0.5 and up two tenths with 18-34s to a 0.6. Gossip
Girl was even with 18-49s at 0.4 and up a tenth with 18-34s to a 0.6.