CBS Comedies easily won the ratings battle on Monday evening.
At 8pm How I Met Your Mother pulled in 10.2 million viewers for CBS with a 3.9 18-49 rating winning the first half of the hour. Following was 2 Broke Girls at 8.30pm which won the hour overall in terms of the all important 18-49 viewers with a 4.3 rating and 12 million viewers. The Bachelor on ABC had 7.7 million viewers with a 2.4 rating while a repeat of House drew just 4 million viewers to Fox with a 1.2 18-49 rating. The CW ran repeats of its new supernatural series The Secret Circle on Monday evening with the 8pm edition pulling in 992,000 viewers and the 9pm repeat dropping to 790,000 viewers.
At 9pm Two and a Half Men had 13.7 million viewers with a 4.4 18-49 rating followed by Mike and Molly at 8.30 with 11.9 million viewers and a 3.8 rating. Fear Factor on NBC had 5.9 million viewers with a 2.4 rating. At 10pm Hawaii Five-0 pulled in 11.7 million viewers and a 2.9 18-49 rating for CBS.