DWTS was the night's most watched program, delivering 18.27 million total viewers (up 370K week-to-week). Bones rebounded from last week's slip to score 9.4 mil. CBS' Big Bang (7.88 mil, +320 thou) and Mother (9.02 mil, up 670K) both saw gains. American Gladiators returned to an audience of 4.9 mil, or 37 percent less than what Deal or No Deal was getting there. Gossip Girl (2.64 mil) added 530 thou.
House surged 2.1 mil to deliver 14.84 mil, while CBS' Men (13.7 mil) and Rules (10.7 mil) enjoyed typical numbers. Samantha Who? did 11.03 mil, up 510 thou. One Tree Hill (2.65 mil) gained 450K.
CSI: Miami dipped 200K but still trounced all comers with 13.65 mil. The Bachelor finale (9.18 mil) edged out Medium's own season-ender (8.57 mil, slipping almost a mil).
Ratings: New Gladiators Is Weak