Ratings: ‘2 Broke Girls’ Down From ‘Mother’ in New Time Slot

NBC easily wins night in key demo; ABC wins in total viewers

“2 Broke Girls” took over the time slot for “How I Met Your Mother” Monday with ratings 35 percent below those of the departed show’s season average.

In its 8 p.m. time slot premiere for CBS, “Broke Girls” scored a 2.2 rating/7 share in the key 18-49 demographic, down from the 3.4/10 average for “Mother” in the time period. Of course, that average included the phenomenal ratings for the “Mother” finale.

Also read: Ratings: ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Finale Scores Series Highs

NBC easily won the night in the demo, but ABC won in total viewers.

NBC averaged a 2.7/8 in the demo and 9.8 million total viewers. It was second in total viewers. At 8, “The Voice” had a 3.3/10 and 11.7 million. It was followed by a “Blacklist” repeat.

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ABC was second in the ratings with a 1.9/6 and had 12.2 million total viewers. At 8, “Dancing With the Stars” had a 2.3/7 — up slightly from last week — and had 14.2 million total viewers. It was followed by a “Castle” repeat.

CBS was third in ratings and total viewers with a 1.7/5 and 6.1 million. Besides its 2.2/7, “Broke Girls” had 7.2 million total viewers in the demo. “Friends With Better Lives” at 8:30 had a 1.8/5 and 5.7 million total viewers. At 9, “Mike & Molly” had a 2.1/6 and 7.4 million. “Mom” at 9:30 had a 1.9/5 and 7.7 million, and was followed by a “Person of Interest” repeat.

Fox was fourth in ratings and total viewers with a 1.4/4 and 5 million. Both “Bones” at 9 and “The Following” at 10 had a 1.4/4 in the demo. “Bones” had 5.7 million total viewers, and “The Following” had 4.4 million.

Univision was fifth in ratings and total viewers with a 1.1/3 and 2.7 million.

Telemundo was sixth in both with .5/1 and 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in both with a .4/1 and 921,000.


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