Gotham got off to a strong start Monday, but it wasn't as big as Scorpion's.
Following two episodes of The Big Bang Theory, which garnered 17.8 million viewers and a 5.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, Scorpion's own misfit group of geniuses drew 14 million and a 3.3, making it the top series debut of the night.
Fall TV: 14 stars to watch
scored 8 million and a 3.2, a solid debut against strong competition, including Big Bang
, Dancing with the Stars
(12 million, 2.0) and The Voice
(12.8 million, 3.9), which slipped more than a point from last fall's premiere. Gotham
led into Sleepy Hollow
(5.5 million, 2.0), which also fell more than a point from its series premiere last fall, but only dipped two tenths from its season finale.ABC's special series premiere of Forever
grabbed 8.2 million and a 1.5. It moves to its regular timeslot on Tuesday at 10/9c.Elsewhere, The Blacklist
(12.4 million, 3.4) returned down four-tenths from its series premiere and Under the Dome
closed out its second season to 7.6 million and a 1.8.8 p.m.
CBS: The Big Bang Theory
17.8 million (5.3) [8-9 p.m.]ABC: Dancing with the Stars
12 million (2.0) [8-10 p.m.] Fox: Gotham
8 million (3.2)NBC: The Voice
12.8 million (3.9) [8-10 p.m.] 9 p.m.
14 million (3.3)Fox: Sleepy Hollow
5.5 million (2.0)10 p.m.
Under the Dome
7.6 million (1.8)ABC: Forever
8.2 million (1.5) NBC: The Blacklist
12.4 million (3.4)