Ratings: Castle Draws Monday's Largest Crowd, The Following Dips, Carrie Diaries Ticks Up

Ratings for The Carrie DiariesThe conclusion of Castle‘s two-parter drew the ABC drama’s largest audience (10.7 million viewers) since Oct. 29 and was Monday’s most watched program overall, all while matching last week’s season-high demo of 2.3.

Leading into that, The Bachelor (9.1 mil/2.9) slipped a tenth.

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Fox’s Bones ticked up to 8.7 mil and a 2.3 rating, while The Following (8.4 mil/2.7) held steady in audience but dipped two tenths in the demo.

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Turning to CBS, How I Met Your Mother (8.6 mil/3.4) added a few viewers week-to-week, Rules of Engagement (7.8 mil/2.6) dropped 5 and 10 percent, 2 Broke Girls (10.2 mil/3.2) slipped 9 percent in the demo to tie a series low and Mike & Molly (9.8 mil/2.7) was down 5 and 16 percent.

On NBC, The Biggest Loser (5.7 mil/2.1) added a handful of viewers for the second straight week while flat in the demo. Deception held steady at  3.25 mil/1.2.

The CW’s The Carrie Diaries (1.1 mil/0.5) and 90210 (580K/0.3) each rose a precious tenth.

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