TV Ratings: CBS wins Monday, 'I'm a Celebrity' slips
Fast National ratings for Monday, June 8, 2009.
Not only did NBC's "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here" lose its most publicized duo on Monday night, but the oft-aired reality show also finished third or fourth in its hour in all key measures, as CBS won the night with repeats.
Among adults 18-49, CBS and ABC averaged the same 2.3 rating, beating the 2.0 rating for NBC and FOX's 1.7 rating. The CW trailed with a 0.4 rating in the key demographic.
Overall, though, CBS averaged an estimated 7.65 million viewers in primetime to go with a 5.0 rating/9 share. ABC's 4.3/7 was second, beating the 3.8/6 for both NBC and FOX. The CW's 0.7/1 was fifth.
ABC started the night in first with a 4.6/8 for "The Bachelorette," which also won its hour in the 18-49 demo. CBS was second with a 4.1/7 for episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" and "How I Met Your Mother," while FOX's "House" repeat took third. NBC's "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here" averaged only a 3.1/5 and a 1.8 demo rating for fourth in both measures. The CW trailed with a 0.8/1 for "Gossip Girl."
CBS moved into first at 9 p.m. with a 5.5/9 for "Two and a Half Men" and "The Big Bang Theory." ABC's "The Bachelorette" was up to a 5.1/8 in its second hour. FOX's "Bones" nipped the 3.6/6 for hour two of "I'm a Celebrity," as "One Tree Hill" trailed on The CW.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.