Ratings: Blacklist and Sleepy Hollow Still Strong, Bones Rises, CBS Slate Slips, DWTS Drops More

Ratings Blacklist Sleepy HollowNBC’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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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NBC | The Voice (14.2 mil/4.6) dipped 5 and 10 percent from last Monday.

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