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Monday's ratings, at a glance:

8 pm/ET
House repeated as champ, delivering a new season high of 15.56 million total viewers (up 800K week-to-week). And next week's episode? Wow. Very powerful stuff. The Bachelor similarly enjoyed a season's best — 10.58 mil, up 670 thousand. NBC's Superstars of Dance placed fourth (behind CBS comedy repeats) with 6.7 mil (up 260K).

9 pm
24 inched up a bit to best nearly all comers (save for a Two and a Half Men repeat) with an audience of 12.13 million. (That President Taylor gives a damn fine pep talk, doesn't she? Top Moment, I say!) Part 2 of NBC's The Last Templar miniseries dug up 8.27 million viewers, down 16 percent from its Sunday premiere.

10 pm
Trailing both a CSI: Miami repeat and The Last Templar, ABC's True Beauty attracted seven million viewers (up 18 percent).