Ratings: ‘Hostages,’ ‘We Are Men’ Down; ‘Blacklist,’ ‘The Voice’ Top Night

Ratings: 'Hostages,' 'We Are Men' Down; 'Blacklist,' 'The Voice' Top Night

Fox comes in second despite slight drops in “Bones,” “Sleepy Hollow”

It's not hard to win a night outright when the only two shows on your schedule end up No. 1 and No. 2 in the ratings.

NBC was first in ratings with a 4.1 rating/11 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 13.3 million, according to preliminary numbers.

“The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 4.5/12 and 14.3 million viewers, making it the highest-rated and most-watched show of the night. “The Blacklist” at 10 received a 3.2/9 and 11.3 million viewers.

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Fox was second in ratings with a 2.3/6 and third in total viewers with 7.4 million. “Bones” at 8 earned a 2.0/6 and 7.1 million viewers. At 9, “Sleepy Hollow” received a 2.7/7 and 7.8 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 2.1/6 and second in total viewers with 12.3 million. “Dancing With the Stars” at 8 earned a 2.1/6 and 13 million viewers. At 10, “Castle” received a 2.0/6 and 10.8 million viewers.

CBS was in fourth in ratings with a 1.9/5 and fourth in total viewers with 6.2 million. “How I Met Your Mother” at 8 earned a 2.9/9 and 7.4 million viewers. “We Are Men” at 8:30 got a 1.8/5 — a 10 percent drop from last week's network in-season record-low premiere — and 5.4 million viewers. “2 Broke Girls” at 9 earned a 2.2/6 and 7.2 million viewers. At 9:30, “Mom” received a 2.0/5 and 6.7 million viewers.  ”Hostages” at 10 got a 1.2/3 — a 20 percent drop from its second week — and 5.1 million viewers.

Univision was in fifth in ratings with a 1.3/3 and in viewers with 3.3 million.

The CW and Telemundo tied for sixth in ratings, each with a 0.4/1. The CW was sixth in total viewers with 1.2 million. Both premieres of “Hart of Dixie” at 8 and “Beauty & the Beast” at 9 earned those numbers.

Telemundo was seventh in total viewers 1.1 million.