Ratings: Jingle Ball Rises, 2-1/2 Men and Mom Slip, Old Bang Tops Night

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Leading out of a Big Bang rerun — which led Thursday in both total viewers (10.7 million) and in the demo (with a 2.3 rating) — CBS’ Mom this week drew 10.1 mil and a 2.3, dipping 6 and 11 percent, yet tying Big Bang for the demo win.

Two and a Half Men (9 mil/1.9) slipped 17 percent in the demo, while The McCarthys (7.1 mil/1.6) and Elementary (7.7 mil/1.4) were steady.


NBC | The Biggest Loser (3.8 mil/0.9) slipped 10 percent and two tenths, hitting an all-time demo low. That People Magazine awards thing debuted to 3.7 mil (the night’s third-smallest audience for original programming) and a 0.8 rating (besting only The CW).

THE CW | This year’s broadcast of iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball (1.8 mil/0.6) rose 36 percent and a tenth versus 2013.

ABC | The Taste (3.1 mil/0.8) was steady.

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