Two of TV’s most beloved bubble shows didn’t get much help this Monday night, as Chuck‘s midseason finale matched its series-low rating and Lie To Me lost some of the momentum it had going into its Season 3 finale.
Instead, the big winners for the night were ABC’s The Bachelor, which delivered a season-high 9.5 million total viewers/3.2 rating, and NBC’s Harry’s Law, which (albeit opposite repeats of Castle and Five-0) is holding steady at 10.9 million viewers.
(Can anyone explain to me why Bachelor Brad and whomever are dangling in the above picture in front of, like, a wall of long underwear?)
Elsewhere on Monday:
* As mentioned, Chuck slipped about 10 percent in both total viewers (5.56 mil) and in the demo (down to a 1.8 rating). The news was better for a special airing of Human Target, which gave Fox’s action-drama its best numbers of the season, with 7.8 million viewers and a 2.2 rating.
* At 9 o’clock, a Two and a Half Men repeat was the night’s most watched program, with 11.2 million viewers. (And CBS breathes a sigh of relief….) Lie To Me dropped 8 percent of last week’s impressive audience ( to just over 7 mil), while NBC’s The Cape swooped down to an all-time low 1.5 rating. Gossip Girl was down both in total audience (to 1.5 mil) and in the demo.
What earned your TV-viewing dollar this Monday night?