Fox Monday 8 pm slot winner 'Human Target' second place


A special HUMAN TARGET original and the season finale of LIE TO ME gave FOX a win among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 last night. 

At 8p HUMAN TARGET posted a 2.1/6 among Adults 18-49, up +75% from its most recent telecast on Friday, 1/14/11 (8p, 1.2/4) and up +24% from its last Wednesday telecast (on 1/05/11). HUMAN TARGET delivered its highest ratings so far this season among Adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers.
LIE TO ME followed at 9p and posted a 2.2/5 among Adults 18-49, tied as its second highest-rated telecast of the season.  Compared to last week’s season high with a HOUSE lead-in LIE TO ME was down -12% (vs. 2.5/6), but it outperformed its prior season average with originals by +16% among Adults 18-49 and +22% in Total Viewers.

FOX ranked third for the night among Adults 18-49 and placed second among Adults 18-34 and Teens.


On ABC, The Bachelor posted a 3.2/8 from 8-10p, up +10% from it previous original. Through five telecasts, The Bachelor is down -24% from last year (2.9/7 vs. 3.8/9). A repeat Castle closed out the night with a 1.7/5.

CBS aired repeats of How I Met Your Mother (2.5/7), Rules of Engagement (2.5/7), Two and a Half Men (3.1/8), Mike & Molly (2.4/6), and Hawaii Five-0 (1.8/5).

NBC’s Chuck (1.7/5) dropped -11% and matched its series low at 8p. At 9p, The Cape (1.5/4) dropped -6% and posted its lowest rating to date, showing steady declines with every original episode on the air (2.6/7 > 1.8/4 > 1.6/4 > 1.5/4). Harry’s Law (2.1/6) was flat week over week at 10p.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)