Fast National ratings for Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
Monday’s fast national ratings should be considered more preliminary than usual, as national news coverage of Ferguson, Mo., broke into primetime and a pair of NFL games aired on some CBS and NBC affiliates. Given all that, however, it does not look like a good week 2 for NBC’s “State of Affairs,” which was down half a point in adults 18-49 and lost a couple million viewers vs. its premiere. 
Also Monday, “Dancing With the Stars” tied its season high in adults 18-49 for ABC (pending updates) and had its most-watched episode of the fall. “Gotham” held fairly steady for FOX, and “Scorpion” improved on CBS. “The Originals” and “Jane the Virgin” were off slightly for The CW.
ABC averaged 13.5 million viewers and an 8.6 rating/13 share in households for the night, easily topping second-place CBS (9.3 million, 5.8/9). NBC took third with 8.9 million viewers and a 5.5/8. FOX (5.1 million, 3.1/5) was fourth, and The CW (1.2 million, 0.8/1).
NBC led the 18-49 demographic with a 2.4 rating, narrowly beating ABC (2.3) and CBS (2.1). FOX was not far behind with a 1.9. The CW posted a 0.5.
Monday hour by hour:
8 p.m.

ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” (14.5 million viewers, 9.2/14 households)
NBC: “The Voice” (10.4 million, 6.3/10)
CBS: “2 Broke Girls” (8.5 million, 5.4/9)/”The Big Bang Theory” rerun (7.8 million, 5.0/8)
FOX: “Gotham” (6 million, 3.7/6)
The CW: “The Originals” (1.3 million, 0.8/1)
18-49 leader: “The Voice” (2.7)
9 p.m.

ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” (15.1 million, 9.5/14)
CBS: “Scorpion” (10.45 million, 6.4/9)
NBC: “The Voice” (10 million, 6.0/9)
FOX: “Sleepy Hollow” (4.25 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: “Jane the Virgin” (1.05 million, 0.7/1)
18-49 leader: “The Voice” (2.8)
10 p.m.

ABC: “Castle” (10.9 million, 7.0/11)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” (9.2 million, 5.8/9)
NBC: “State of Affairs” (6.35 million, 4.1/7)
18-49 leader: “Castle” (2.0)
Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.
Posted by:Rick Porter