Ratings: Jane the Virgin Bests Beast, The Blacklist Rises, Gotham Dips

The CW’s Jane the Virgin “scored” on Monday night, premiering to 1.63 million total viewers and a 0.6 rating — building on The Originals‘ audience and doubling Beauty and the Beast’s year-ago demo delivery in the time slot (900K/0.3).

Jane in fact gave The CW its largest Mondays-at-9 audience since February 2012. TVLine readers assigned the new dramedy an average grade  of “B+.”

Opening the night, The Originals (1.3 mil/0.7) matched its season opener. All told, The CW enjoyed its most watched Monday in nearly three years.


CBS | The Big Bang Theory (15.6 mil/4.6) ticked up a tenth, while Scorpion (11.5 mil/2.4) dipped a tenth. NCIS: LA (9.1 mil/1.6) added some eyeballs while flat in the demo.

NBC | The Voice (13 mil/3.9) and The Blacklist (9.8 mil/2.8) both added two tenths week-to-week.

ABC | Dancing With the Stars (12.5 mil/1.9) was flat, while Castle (9.3 mil/2.0) shed a few eyeballs but held steady in the demo.

FOX | Gotham (6.2 mil/2.4) ticked down a tenth, while Sleepy Hollow (4.8 mil/1.7) was steady.

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