“The Line Substitution Solution” – Pictured: Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki) and Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg). Sheldon hires Stuart to spend the day with Amy when he’d rather go to a movie screening.   Also, Leonard’s mother, Beverly (Christine Baranski), comes to town and Penny struggles to make a connection with her, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, May 5 (8:00-8:31, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Ratings: Apprentice Slips, Old Bang Draws Monday's Largest Audience

Week 2 of NBC’s Arnold-hosted Celebrity Apprentice averaged 3.9 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating on Monday night, slipping 22 and 15 percent from its premiere.

Over on ABC, The Bachelor (6.5 mil/2.1) was steady versus its season opener. Leading out of that, two episodes of the game show Big Fan did 3.6 mil/1.0 and then 2.7 mil/0.7.

CBS’ lone fresh offering, The Odd Couple (5 mil/1.0), was flat. Opening the Eye’s night, a Big Bang rerun drew Monday’s largest audience, with 8.5 million viewers.

Fox’s Showtime at the Apollo special drew 2.3 mil and a 0.7.

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5 Comments
  1. Kevin says:

    The New Celebrity Apprentice is becoming 100% horrible. Guess Trump isn’t happy about it nor Schwarzenegger.

  2. Al says:

    What was the point in bring 2 broke girls back last week for it to have a week off this week!!!

  3. Sir Gary Busey says:

    I didn’t even know this was on! They need to pimp it out on YouTube, I’m goin to DVR this now. Can’t miss Arnold.