CBS’ Monday line-up is having a very good year thus far, opening 2015 with a slew of superlatives.
Leading off the night, 2 Broke Girls returned to 9.1 million total viewers and a 2.4 demo rating, up 16 and 14 percent to hit and tie season highs. Mike & Molly (9.6 mil/2.2) in turn rose 15 and 22 percent to hit season highs.
Scorpion (12.1 mil/2.4) was up 20 percent, drawing its largest audience since Sept. 29. NCIS: LA then did 11.6 mil and a 1.9, up 22 and 19 percent to hit and tie season highs — as well as give CBS its largest audience in the time slot since Sept. 2013 (Under the Dome).
FOX | Gotham (6.9 mil/2.5) returned up 13 percent and two tenths, drawing its largest audience since Sept. 29 and hitting a three-month demo high. Sleepy Hollow (4.5 mil/1.6) ticked up one tenth.
NBC | The Celebrity Apprentice (6.6 mil/2.1) slipped two tenths from Sunday’s premiere. (That said, its numbers trumped every episode of the previous, Spring 2013 season.) State of Affairs (4.5 mil/1.0) was flat.
ABC | Three whopping hours of The Bachelor averaged 7.7 mil and a 2.2, down a tenth from its year-ago opener to hit an all-time premiere low.