Primetime Ratings: 'Bachelor' Hits Series Low as ABC Wins Weak Monday

'Castle' returns up 15%
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a night where most of the networks aired repeats, ABC's lineup of
originals was enough to win Monday with an overall 2.2 rating/5 share in
the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The second
episode of The Bachelor was down 8% from last week to a 2.2, its series low. Castle returned from five weeks off up 15% to a 2.3.

NBC was the only other network to air new programming, finishing with a third-place 1.5/4. Game show Who's Still Standing? was up 7% to a 1.6, Fear Factor was down 8% to a 2.2 and Rock Center fell 27% to a 0.8.

CBS (2.1/5), Fox (1.1/3) and The CW (0.3/1) aired repeats to round out the night.

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