Ratings: The Bachelor, Castle and Beast Tick Up, HIMYM and Almost Human Dip

Ratings HIMYM Final SeasonABC’s The Bachelor this Monday night drew 8.2 million total viewers and a 2.6 rating (per finals), ticking up a tenth to its best demo delivery since the season opener.

Castle led out of that with 10 mil/2.1, up 10 percent and a tenth. Fun fact: ABC notes that Castle is on pace to deliver its best season to date, currently up 10 percent in weekly audience and up 8 percent in the demo.

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Over on CBS, How I Met Your Mother (9.3 mil/3.3) was down 14 percent from Episode 200’s season highs, 2 Broke Girls (9.2 mil/3.0) and Mom (9 mil/2.4) were flat, while Mike & Molly (10.2 mil/2.7) ticked up a tenth. Intelligence (7.5 mil/1.5) grew 10 percent in audience.

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Fox’s Almost Human (6.4 mil/1.9) and The Following (5.8 mil/1.9) each inched down one tenth.

At NBC, Hollywood Game Night’s winter finale (5.5 mil/1.5) was flat, while some Sports Illustrated swimsuit special (3.2 mil/0.9) failed to make a splash.

The CW’s Hart of Dixie (1.21 mil/0.4) was flat, while Beauty and the Beast (930K/0.4) rose a tenth.

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