Beth Behrs, Kat Dennings
A double helping of 2 Broke Girls led CBS to a Monday victory.
The two episodes averaged 11.6 million viewers and a 4.0 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, with the second episode easily improving on Mike & Molly's numbers last week. How I Met Your Mother (9 million, 3.3) and Hawaii Five-0 (10.4 million, 2.7) also grew. (A CBS affiliate in Houston pre-empted normal programming, which could affect the final ratings.)
The Voice (12.1 million, 3.8) slipped a tad, while the premieres of Howie Mandel's game show Take It All (7.2 million, 2.2) and Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays (5.7 million, 1.4) did OK.
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The American Country Awards on Fox drew 5.1 million viewers and a 1.4, down 30 percent from last year.
The penultimate episode of Gossip Girl on The CW hit a season high with 1 million viewers and a 0.5.
ABC's numbers are slightly affected by football pre-emptions in some markets.
CBS: How I Met Your Mother 9 million viewers (3.3); The Big Bang Theory (R) 10.3 million (3.3)
ABC: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 5.5 million (1.4) [8-10 p.m.]
Fox: American Country Awards 5.1 million (1.4) [8-10 p.m.]
NBC: The Voice 12.1 million (3.8)
CW: 90210 1.2 million (0.6)
CBS: 2 Broke Girls 11.8 million (4.0); 2 Broke Girls 11.4 million (3.9)
NBC: Take It All 7.2 million (2.2)
CW: Gossip Girl 1 million (0.5)
CBS: Hawaii Five-0 10.4 million (2.7)
ABC: Castle (R) 6 million (1.3)
NBC: Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays 5.7 million (1.4)