TV Ratings: CBS rules, The CW dramas weak Monday

two-and-a-half-men-jon-cryer-charlie-sheen-320.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, Sept. 13, 2010

Despite "Bachelor Pad's" no doubt thrilling season finale, CBS' recycled comedies led the night in viewers.

CBS drew 6.8 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/7 share in households Monday night. ABC (5.047 million, 3.4/6) just edged NBC (5.034 million, 3.3/5) for second place. FOX came in fourth with 4.4 million viewers and a 2.8/4. The CW's "Gossip Girl" and "90210" returns brought in 1.9 million and 1.2/2.

CBS also took home the adults 18-49 demo title with a 2.0. ABC followed with a 1.6, then FOX, 1.4, NBC, 1.2, and The CW 0.9.

Monday's hourly results:

8 p.m.

ABC: "Bachelor Pad" (5.8 million viewers, 3.9/6 households)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" rerun (5.4 million, 3.6/6)/ "Rules of Engagement" rerun (5.4 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: "America's Got Talent" rerun (5.38 million, 3.5/6)
FOX: "House" rerun (3.9 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: "90210" (1.98 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader:
"Rules of Engagement" (1.8)

9 p.m.

CBS: "Two and a Half Men" rerun (8.5 million, 5.6/9)/ "The Big Bang Theory" rerun (7.9 million, 5.1/8)
ABC: "Bachelor Pad" (5.8 million, 3.9/6)
NBC: "America's Got Talent" rerun (5.3 million, 3.4/5)
FOX: "Lie to Me" (4.9 million, 3.1/5)
The CW: "Gossip Girl" (1.86 million 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: "The Big Bang Theory" (2.4)

10 p.m.

CBS: "CSI: Miami" rerun (6.7 million, 4.5/7)
NBC: "Dateline" (4.39 million, 3.0/5)
ABC: "Dating in the Dark" (3.5 million, 2.4/4)

18-49 leader: "CSI: Miami" (1.8)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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