Monday’s 'HOUSE' and 'LIE TO ME' deliver a double punch


FOX’s Monday night HOUSE and LIE TO ME combo delivered a 3.6/9 for the night, up substantially (+57%) from its Monday average in Adults 18-49 last Fall.

* HOUSE (4.5/12) was down a bit last night but won the 8pm time period among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and key demos.

* LIE TO ME held steady at a 2.7/7 among Adults 18-49 and grew week-over-week in Total Viewers (7.3 vs. 7.2 Mil.)  

Part one of ABC’s two-night Dancing With The Stars finale (4.1/10) posted its lowest rated performance finale ever, down -13% from its Fall 08 closer on the same night last year (4.7/12).  The premiere of new reality series Find My Family (2.9/7) dropped -29% from its Dancing lead-in at 930p.  Castle (2.7/7) was on the high side at 10p.

CBS’ How I Met Your Mother (3.7/10), Accidentally on Purpose (3.2/8), Two & A Half Men (4.7/12) and Big Bang Theory (5.2/13) were normal while CSI: Miami (3.7/10) was slightly below its prior original average (4.0/11).

NBC’s Heroes (2.3/6) was on par with its average while Trauma (1.6/4) delivered its lowest telecast ever, down -11% week over week and down -16% from its prior season average (1.9/5).  At 10p, the Jay Leno Show (1.4/4) was in line with its recent performance.

(source: data and information provided by Fox, Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings)