RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Men’ Repeat Is No.1 In Viewers, ‘Harry’s Law’ & ‘Mike & Molly’ Up

Nellie Andreeva

Viewers can’t get enough of Charlie Sheen. After a day of media blitz featuring a string of interviews with the troubled Two and a Half Men star, viewers flocked to watch him on the show that spawned all the controversy. A repeat of Men (11.6 million viewers, 3.2/9 in adults 18-49) was the most watched show on television last night. And that despite extra Sheen competition at 9 PM as the actor himself was on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight talking about the situation around Men. In a promising sign for CBS’ Mike & Molly (3.4/9, 11.4 million), which may be assigned a tentpole position sooner than originally planned given the Men turmoil, the freshman comedy was up 6% from last week to tie veteran How I Met Your Mother (3.4/10, 9.3 million) as CBS’ top program of the night in 18-49. Mother was down 3% from last week, midseason comedy Mad Love (2.7/7, 8 million) at 8:30 PM was down 4%. (CBS aired a Hawaii Five-0 rerun (1.8/5 at 10 PM) Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ABC, CW And Fox Up, CBS Down, NBC Flat On Monday

Nellie Andreeva

After getting a ratings hit on Valentine’s Day, ABC’s female-friendly Monday lineup had a rebounded nicely last night. The Bachelor (3.3/9 in adults 18-49, 10.3 million viewers) was up 14% from last week in the demo for a season high. … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Bachelor’ Up, ‘Harry’s Law’ Steady While ‘Human Target’ Pops

Nellie Andreeva

This is a good way for a bubble show to finish the season. Fox’s Human Target popped up on Monday last night and drew a 2.1/6 in 18-49 and 7.8 million viewers at 8 PM, up 75% in the demo … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC’s ‘Harry’s Law’ Holds, Fox’s ‘Lie To Me’ Pops

Nellie Andreeva

David E. Kelley’s new legal drama Harry’s Law (2.1/6 in 18-49, 10.6 million) held up well in its second week, down only a tenth from last week’s premiere to score the best Week 1-to-Week 2 retention for a new drama this season. Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ABC Wins Quiet Monday

Nellie Andreeva

Only ABC and Fox served originals last night. ABC’s The Bachelor (2.8/7 in adults 18-49) was on par with its season premiere last week, down just a tenth. Recently renewed dramedy Castle (2.1/5) was down 13%. ABC won the night … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: CBS’ Monday Lineup, ‘Castle’ Up, ‘Bachelor’ Debut Slightly Down

Nellie Andreeva

CBS started the new year with another Monday win as all of its series returned to originals higher. How I Met Your Mother (3.9/11, 10.4 million), Rules of Engagement (3.4/9, 9.9 million) and Two and a Half Men (4.6/11, … Read More »

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