Castle‘s penultimate Season 8 episode (aka Stana Katic’s next-to-last episode ever) drew 6.74 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating this Monday (per finals), up 13 percent and a tenth week-to-week and marking a 7-month high in audience (since Nov. 12).
Opening ABC’s night, Dancing With the Stars (11.3 mil/1.7) was down 5 percent and a tenth.
Elsewhere in the ratings….
CBS | Now airing twice weekly, Person of Interest’s Monday debut (5.8 mil/1.0) was down from last Tuesday’s season opener (7.4 mil/1.2), delivering what appear to be series lows. Opening the Eye’s night, Mike & Molly (7.8 mil/1.6, 8 mil/1.7) improved on its week-ago double-pump, with the second half-hour hitting and tying season highs. The Odd Couple (5.8 mil/1.3) was steady.
FOX | Gotham (3.7 mil/1.2) was steady, while Houdini & Doyle (2.4 mil/0.6) made some viewers as well as a tenth in the demo disappear.
NBC | The Voice (9.8 mil/2.1) was steady week-to-week, while Blindspot (5.6 mil/1.3) was flat.
THE CW | Reign (780K/0.2) dipped a precious tenth, Jane (900K/0.3) was flat.