Monday TV Ratings: REVOLUTION Stays Strong, HAWAII FIVE-0 Slightly Improves, THE MOB DOCTOR Down Again

     October 2, 2012

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The ratings results from last night are in, and the future of one new series is looking bright while another’s days appear to be numbered.  Here’s a brief glance at the highlights from Monday’s TV ratings:

  • The J.J. Abrams-produced NBC drama Revolution looks like it may be sticking around for a while as it garnered a 3.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and 8.4 million viewers, down just 6% from last week.
  • CBS’ Hawaii Five-0 was up slightly from last week’s very low numbers, earning a 1.9 rating and 7.7 million viewers.
  • The first cancellation of the new season looks imminent as Fox’s The Mob Doctor was down yet again with a 1.0 rating in the demo and just 3.5 million viewers.

Hit the jump for the complete scripted-series ratings from Monday, October 1st including How I Met Your Mother, Partners, Castle, Bones and more.

NBC 

  • Revolution Tracy SpiridakosNBC’s new drama series Revolution has yet to make a steep drop in ratings, as last night’s third episode pulling in a 3.2 rating in the demo and 8.4 million viewers.  That’s down just two tenths from last week’s rating, and the show won its 10pm timeslot by a mile despite some iffy reactions from critics.

ABC 

  • The Nathan Fillion-fronted Castle was down a bit from last week, earning a 1.9 rating in the demo and 10.3 million viewers.  Nevertheless, the show’s viewership remains fairly strong as it begins its fifth season, on par with previous years.

CBS 

  • how-i-met-your-mother-802The long-running How I Met Your Mother was down from last week’s season premiere, earning a 3.2 rating and 8.15 million viewers which is off 11% from last week’s 3.6 rating
  • The new series Partners also dipped double digits, slipping 11% from last week’s series premiere for a 2.1 rating and 5.7 million viewers.  Those aren’t exactly strong numbers for a new CBS sitcom, so this one’s on the bubble at the moment.
  • 2 Broke Girls was also down from last week’s numbers, albeit only a tad.  The episode drew a 3.4 rating in the demo and 9.02 million viewers, making it the night’s highest-rated scripted programming.
  • Also dropping slightly was Mike & Molly, which garnered a 2.9 rating in the demo and 8.5 million viewers.
  • The Eye’s dramatic fare for the night, Hawaii Five-0, was up a tick from last week’s disappointing season premiere numbers.  The second episode drew a 1.9 rating in the demo and 7.7 million viewers, up 6%.

FOX 

  • The Fox drama Bones was down a bit from last week’s numbers, earning a 2.1 rating and 6.92 million viewers which is down 9% from last week’s 2.3 rating.
  • Start working on those “life support” puns now, as Fox’s new series The Mob Doctor took another dramatic drop in numbers this week.  The episode mustered up a 1.0 rating and 3.54 million viewers, which is down a whopping 23% from last week’s already-low numbers.

Check back tomorrow for the results of tonight’s programming, and leave your thoughts in the comments below.  Any Mob Doctor fans out there?  Does Revolution show long-term promise?

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