’HOUSE’ w/ ‘24’ gives FOX # 2 Monday finish


FOX’s HOUSE/24 combo last night delivered a No. 2 finish for FOX among Adults 18-49 and a No.1 finish among Adults 18-34, Teens and Men 18-34.

HOUSE posted a 4.8/13, down -6% versus its last original (2/08/10) but up +12% versus its prior season average. HOUSE won the 8pm hour across Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and all demos and was the highest-rated program among Adults 18-34 last night.

At 9p, 24 posted a 2.8/7, up +12 versus last week in Adults 18-49 and up +3% in Total Viewers.

ABC’s The Bachelor: Jason & Molly’s Wedding posted a 2.7/7 from 8-10p, down -33% from The Bachelor’s average in the time period this spring (4.0/10). At 10p, Castle (2.4/7) was down slightly from the previous week but on par with its recent average.

CBS’ How I Met Your Mother (3.9/11), Rules of Engagement (3.6/9), Two & A Half Men (5.8/15) and Big Bang Theory (5.8/15) were all above their season averages.  CSI: Miami (3.3/10) matched its lowest rated original ever.

Following an average Chuck (2.3/6), NBC’s Trauma (1.4/3) posted its lowest original rating to date, down -13% from its last original and down -22% from its fall average (1.8/4).  Law & Order (1.5/4) was low at 10p, down -25% from its time period premiere last Monday (2.0/5) and down -6% from The Jay Leno Show’s Monday average.

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(source: information from FOX)