Ratings: Bachelor Steady Despite Scandal, Sleepy Hollow Ticks Up, Blacklist Dips to New Low

Ratings Bachelor ControversyDespite Juan Pablo’s recently revealed and widely condemned statements against gays, ABC’s The Bachelor held steady in the ratings this week, drawing 7.8 million total viewers and a 2.3 demo rating.

Leading out of that, Castle (8.9 mil/2.0) ticked up a tenth in the demo.

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Over on NBC, a double helping of Hollywood Game Night averaged 4.5 mil and 1.4 rating, down sharply from American Ninja Warrior’s week-ago performance (5.5 mil/1.9 but up from HGN’s holiday outing. The Blacklist (8.7 mil/2.3) in turn slipped 7 percent and two tenths, to a new demo low.

Sleepy Hollow‘s double-episode season finale on Fox averaged 6.9 mil and a 2.3, up 6 percent in audience and ticking up a tenth in the demo.

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CBS’ How I Met Your Mother (8.8 mil/3.0) and 2 Broke Girls (8.9 mil/2.7) were steady, while Mike & Molly (8.8 mil/2.1) and Mom (8.1 mil/2.1) both shed some viewers and dropped three tenths in the demo. Intelligence slipped another 10 percent and a tenth, to 5.6 mil/1.1.

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Numbers for The CW’s Hart of Dixie (1.2 mil/0.4, down a tenth) and Beauty and the Beast (930K/0.4, currently up a tenth) are subject to change due to NBA preemptions.

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