Monday, October 8, 2012 ratings — It was a night of all originals. Gossip Girl returned for its final season and a new year of 90210 debuted as well. We also had original episodes of How I Met Your Mother, Partners, 2 Broke Girls, Mike & Molly, Hawaii Five-0, The Voice, Revolution, Dancing with the Stars, Castle, Bones, and The Mob Doctor.
On NBC, The Voice was up slightly from last Monday’s installment with a 4.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 12.58 million total viewers. It won the night in both categories. Revolution followed with a 3.1 rating (-3% week-to-week) and 8.21 million.
Hawaii Five-0 ended the night with a 2.2 rating (+10% change) and 9.01 million. It was tied for second place in the demo and was in second in viewership.
And on The CW, two shows returned. The season premiere of 90210 brought a 0.5 rating in the demo with just under one million viewers. Year to year, the show was down by 44% in the demo (vs a 0.9 rating) and down by 38% in viewership (vs 1.61 million).
That was followed by Gossip Girl with a 0.4 demo rating and 0.768 million. Year to year, the show was down by 43% in the demo (vs a 0.7 rating) and down by 44% in viewership (vs 1.37 million).
What do you think? Are you surprised by the declines of the CW shows? What were you watching last night?