Ratings: House Opens Big on Monday Night
Fox delivered its highest-rated (non-sports) Monday night since Feb. 12, 2007. Here's how it all broke down:
House's move to Monday was welcomed by 14.87 million total viewers, the series' largest audience of the season. Placing second, CBS' sitcombo of Big Bang (11.1 million, down 700K) and Mother (10.76 mil, down 900K) each fell from highs.
ABC's Bachelor came in third with a two-hour average of 9.91 mil, a season high. NBC's Superstars of Dance (6.44 mil) stumbled to the tune of 620 thou, while Gossip Girl hit a new season low of 2.2 mil.
CBS' Men won its time slot with 16 million viewers, down a mil; lead-out Worst Week wielded 9.58 mil, down 870K. Fox's 24 claimed second with 12.04 mil, slipping just 270K. One Tree Hill delivered 2.6 mil, down 540 thou.
CSI: Miami dominated with 14.5 million viewers, down eight percent. True Beauty (5.9 mil) dropped 570K, while Momma's Boys (4.88 mil) somehow gained 290 thou.