two and a half men jon cryer charlie sheen 320 TV Ratings: CBS rules, The CW dramas weak MondayFast National ratings for Monday, Sept. 13, 2010

Despite “Bachelor Pad’s” no doubt thrilling season finale, CBS’ recycled comedies led the night in viewers.

CBS drew 6.8 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/7 share in households Monday night. ABC (5.047 million, 3.4/6) just edged NBC (5.034 million, 3.3/5) for second place. FOX came in fourth with 4.4 million viewers and a 2.8/4. The CW’s “Gossip Girl” and “90210” returns brought in 1.9 million and 1.2/2.

CBS also took home the adults 18-49 demo title with a 2.0. ABC followed with a 1.6, then FOX, 1.4, NBC, 1.2, and The CW 0.9.

Monday’s hourly results:

8 p.m.

ABC: “Bachelor Pad” (5.8 million viewers, 3.9/6 households)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun (5.4 million, 3.6/6)/ “Rules of Engagement” rerun (5.4 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (5.38 million, 3.5/6)
FOX: “House” rerun (3.9 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: “90210” (1.98 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader:
“Rules of Engagement” (1.8)

9 p.m.

CBS: “Two and a Half Men” rerun (8.5 million, 5.6/9)/“The Big Bang Theory” rerun (7.9 million, 5.1/8)
ABC: “Bachelor Pad” (5.8 million, 3.9/6)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (5.3 million, 3.4/5)
FOX: “Lie to Me” (4.9 million, 3.1/5)
The CW: “Gossip Girl” (1.86 million 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: “The Big Bang Theory” (2.4)

10 p.m.

CBS: “CSI: Miami” rerun (6.7 million, 4.5/7)
NBC: “Dateline” (4.39 million, 3.0/5)
ABC: “Dating in the Dark” (3.5 million, 2.4/4)

18-49 leader: “CSI: Miami” (1.8)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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