Castle nabbed the most viewers in the final hour of Monday's prime time for the fifth straight week — 11.50 million vs. 10.87 million for CBS' Hawaii Five-0, which nonetheless won in the 18-to-49 demographic, 3.1 to 2.6. NBC, meantime, again ran a repeat of Prime Suspect in the former time slot of the canceled The Playboy Club, which 2.74 million people (0.8) watched.
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At 9/8c, the audience for Two and a Half Men dropped again to 14.85 million fans — a million fewer than last week — but the show still scored a night-leading 5.7 demo rating. Following Men, Mike & Molly drew 11.60 million (3.9 demo rating). House (back in its normal time slot) drew 8.37 million viewers (3.1 demo rating) after calling on a baseball-delayed 5.85 million (2.3) last week. The fourth episode of The CW's Hart of Dixie rose to 1.75 million and a 0.7; the freshman series rose by 9 percent among women 18-to-34 and 14 percent overall in that age group.
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In prime time's first hour, CBS sitcoms How I Met Your Mother lured 9.77 million fans (4.1 demo rating) and 2 Broke Girls 11.29 million (4.3) and The CW's Gossip Girl 1.32 million (0.6). A week after getting bounced back an hour by baseball, Terra Nova returned to its 8/7 time slot and rebounded to 7.97 million viewers, up more than a million. Its 2.7 demo rating was up 8 percent. Also starting at 8, Dancing with the Stars typically averaged the night's highest viewership at 17.47 million (3.2 demo rating), while NBC's The Sing-Off enticed a steady 4.32 million (1.6) over two hours.