Ratings: Bachelor Finale Down, The Following Drops, Scorpion Ties Low

The Following Ratings Season 3

On this first Monday of Daylight Savings Time, when families, lore has it, are outside playing Jarts instead of plunked in front of the TV box….

ABC’s Bachelor finale made a date with 9.5 million viewers and a 2.7 rating, rising week-to-week but down 16 percent in the demo from Juan Pablo’s final rose-giving.

In turn, the After the Rose special (9.6 mil/2.7) fell 29 percent in the demo.

Elsewhere….

FOX | Leading out of a Gotham rerun, The Following (3.5 mil/1.1) dropped 30 percent from its season opener.

THE CW | The Originals (1.4 mil/0.5) and Jane the Virgin (1.3 mil/0.5) both returned down a tenth.

NBC | The Voice (13.5 mil/3.6) dipped 8 percent week-to-week; The Night Shift (5.8 mil/1.4) was steady.

CBS | 2 Broke Girls (8.3 mil/2.0) and Scorpion (10.4 mil/2.0) each dipped a tenth, with the latter tying its series low. Mike & Molly (8.8 mil/2.0) slipped two tenths, while NCIS: LA (10.5 mil/1.7) rose 7 percent (to its second-largest audience of the season) and a tenth.

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