Ratings: How I Met Your Mother Soars; 90210 Goes Out with a Whimper

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Cristin Milioti | Photo Credits: CBS
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Cristin Milioti | Photo Credits: CBS

How I Met Your Mother met huge ratings Monday with its reveal of the titular Mother.

The Season 8 finale drew 8.4 million viewers and a 3.4 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up eight-tenths from last week and beating The Voice in their shared half-hour. It was, however, down three-tenths from last season's finale.

2 Broke Girls (8.9 million, 2.9) and Mike & Molly (8.3 million, 2.4) both rose a few tenths, but Hawaii Five-0 (7.7 million, 1.8) slipped a tenth.

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On NBC, The Voice netted 11 million viewers and a 3.6, down five-tenths from last week. Revolution (5.7 million, 1.9) was off a tenth.

ABC's Dancing with the Stars (13 million, 2.0) was flat and the season finale of Castle (11.3 million, 2.2) inched up two-tenths.

The two-hour series finale of The CW's 90210 went out with a mere 620,000 and a 0.3, even with last week, and Fox's Hell's Kitchen (4 million, 1.7) was down a bit from last Tuesday's show.

8 p.m.
CBS: How I Met Your Mother 8.4 million viewers (3.4 demo rating); The Big Bang Theory (R) 7.4 million (2.4)
ABC: Dancing with the Stars 13 million (2.0) [8-10 p.m.]
Fox: Hell's Kitchen 4 million (1.7) [8-10 p.m.]
NBC: The Voice 11 million (3.6) [8-10 p.m.]
CW: 90210 610,000 (0.3) [8-10 p.m.]

9 p.m.
CBS: 2 Broke Girls 8.9 million (2.9); Mike & Molly 8.3 million (2.4)

10 p.m.
CBS:
Hawaii Five-0 7.7 million (1.8)
ABC: Castle 11.3 million (2.2)
NBC: Revolution 5.7 million (1.9)


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