Fox's 'House' takes second at 8 pm Monday


FOX aired originals of HOUSE and THE CHICAGO CODE last night. At 8p HOUSE posted a 3.4/10 among Adults 18-49, down one-tenth from last week (-3%, vs. 3.5/10).

 HOUSE was the #1 program of the night among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34.

At 9p THE CHICAGO CODE delivered a 1.9/5 among Adults 18-49, the same rating as last week.  Overall, FOX ranked #2 among Adults 18-34 and Teens and #1 among young men.


The two-hour spring premiere of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars delivered a 5.1/15, down -20% from its spring premiere on the same night a year ago (6.4/17 on 3/22/10). Last night was DWTS’ lowest-rated Spring premiere since Season 2 (1/5/06).  Castle followed at 10pm with a 3.3/9.
On CBS, How I Met Your Mother (2.9/9) hit a season low at 8p, down -15% from its last original on 2/28/11. At 8:30p, new comedy Mad Love (2.3/7) gained +10% vs last week but was down -12% from its average this season (2.6/7). 

After a Two and a Half Men repeat (2.6/7) at 9p, Mike & Molly delivered its lowest rating to date (3.0/8), -12% below its last original on 2/28/11.  Hawaii Five-0 (2.9/8) finished the night in line with its recent performance. 

NBC’s Chuck (1.5/4) delivered a series low at 8p, down -6% week over week and -21% from its prior season average (1.9/5).

At 9p, The Event (1.2/3) matched its lowest rating to date, and since returning three weeks ago is down -41% from its fall average (1.3/4 vs. 2.2/6).

At 10p, Harry’s Law (1.6/4) posted its lowest rating to date, down -11% from last week.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)