Ratings: The Following and Polarizing Bones Rise With Finales, Voice, Revolution and Castle Dip

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Ratings: The Following and Polarizing Bones Rise With Finales, Voice, Revolution and Castle Dip
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Ratings: The Following and Polarizing Bones Rise With Finales, Voice, Revolution and Castle Dip

Fox’s Monday dramas each went out on an upswing last night, while NBC’s The Voice lowered.

Bones wrapped Season 8 with a controversial twist, 7.4 million total viewers and a 2.1 rating (per finals), rising a tenth in the demo week-to-week and up 11 percent from its previous finale.

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The Following‘s freshman finale led out of that with 7.8 mil and a 2.7, up 11 and 13 percent.

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With 12.7 million viewers and a 4.3 rating (adjusted up per finals), The Voice dropped 12 percent week-to-week, while Revolution slipped two tenths to 5.4 mil/1.8, placing second behind time slot rival Castle (10.5 mil/2.0, down 10 and 13 percent) in the demo.

Teeing up the aforementioned Castle, ABC’s Dancing With the Stars (13.5 mil/2.1) was flat, per finals.

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Over on CBS, How I Met Your Mother (6.9 mil/2.7) was flat in the demo versus its last fresh outing, yet led all of Monday’s scripted fare in the measure. With an original lead-in, Rules of Engagement (6 mil/2.1) surged 25 percent. 2 Broke Girls (7.7 mil/2.6) and Mike & Molly (7.9 mil/2.4) each added two tenths, while Hawaii Five-0 (7.8 mil/1.7) dipped a tenth, trailing both of its 10 o’clock rivals.

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The CW’s Oh Sit! (730K/0.3) and 90210 (550K/0.3) were both flat.

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