NBC’s The Blacklist is remaining on people’s Monday playlists, drawing 12.1 million total viewers and a 3.6 rating in its second outing — down just 5 percent from the its premiere.
Time slot rival Hostages, meanwhile, dropped 17 percent from its debut, doing 6 mil and a 1.5.
Rounding the 10 o’clock battle, Castle (11 mil/2.2) shed a handful of eyeballs while steady in the demo versus its season opener.
More Monday notes:
CBS | How I Met Your Mother opened the Eye’s night with 7.7 mil/3.1, down 16 percent from its final season premiere. We Are Men — which TVLine readers gave a “C-” — debuted out of that with 6.4 mil/2.0, shy of what the ill-fated Partners did a year ago (6.6 mil/2.4). 2 Broke Girls (7.6 mil/2.4) in turn fell 14 percent, while Mom (7 mil/2.2) slipped 12 percent from its launch.
FOX | Bones, with 7.1 mil and a 2.2, rose 6 and 16 percent from its premiere. Sleepy Hollow built on that with 8 mil/3.0, ticking down just 8 percent and a tenth from Week 2.
ABC | Dancing With the Stars drew 12.8 mil and a 2.0, down 13 percent in the demo week-to-week and now off a full third from its strong-ish season premiere.
NBC | The Voice (14.2 mil/4.6) dipped 5 and 10 percent from last Monday.