Kicking off Thanksgiving week, the majority of broadcast shows remained flat or saw declines last night.
TERRA NOVA: 2.1/6, down -9% from last week
HOUSE: 2.5/6, flat with last week but up +11% in Total Viewers (7.3 vs. 6.6 Mil)
Due to local NFL pre-emptions Fast Nationals for ABC from 9-11p are likely inflated. Part one of ABC’s two-night Dancing with the Stars finale posted a 3.6/9 from 8-9p, dropping -27% from its comparable telecast last fall (4.9/13 on 11/22/10) and registering as the lowest rated DWTS performance show finale ever. At 9p, the series premiere of game show You Deserve It! posted a 2.1/5, down -42% from its DWTS lead-in and down -13% from the premiere of Skating With the Stars (11/22/10, 2.4/6). Castle (2.7/7) finished the night up +13%.
Following How I Met Your Mother (4.3/12, down -7%) at 8p, new CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls posted a 4.4/11 at 830p, down -8% from last week’s telecast (4.8/12). Two and a Half Men (5.2/13, down -4%) and Mike & Molly (4.2/10, down -5%) both declined week-to-week, while Hawaii Five-0 (2.8/7) closed out the night down -15% from its previous telecast.
NBC aired The Sing Off (1.4/3, up +8%) from 8-10p, followed by week four of Rock Center with Brian Williams, which posted 0.9/2 and dropped -18% from last week’s installment.