Finale Ratings: Chicago Code and Event End on Up Note, House Takes Sharp Turn

Both Fox’s The Chicago Code and NBC’s The Event wrapped up their one-and-done runs on a high note this Monday night.

Chicago Code copped its best numbers since March 14, gaining double digits in both total audience (7.03 million viewers) and in the demo (with a 2.0 rating). The Event meanwhile increased 14 percent in both measures, drawing 4.57 mil and a 1.5.

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Earlier in the evening, Fox’s House put the brakes on Season 7 with an audience of 8.9 million and a 3.3 demo rating, which is down 6 percent week-to-week and marks a 23 percent plunge from the show’s year-ago finale demo.

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Elsewhere on this final Monday of May sweeps:

* Dancing With the Stars topped the night with 22.15 million viewers and a 4.6 rating, up a tick on both counts.

* The Bachelorette launched its latest date-a-thon with 9.3 million viewers and a 2.8 rating, precisely matching the series’ previous opener.

NBC Axes Law & Order: LA, The Event and Outsourced

* Lame duck Law & Order: LA surged 38 percent in audience (to just shy of 6 million viewers) and 27 percent in the demo (scoring a 1.4).

What were you watching this Monday?