Finales ruled Monday night, with Chuck
, Hawaii Five-0
, and How I Met Your Mother
all enjoying hefty ratings increases with their season finales. And of course Dancing with the Stars
fared well. We also said goodbye forever to a few shows.
wrangled a whopping 13.21 million, while Hawaii Five-0
managed 9.83 million. Both shows featured huge cliffhangers
in their season finales, leaving fans hungry for more. How I Met Your Mother
had 7.11 million viewers. Chuck
's season finale drew 4.47 million viewers. All four shows are returning next season (Chuck
for its final 13 episodes), but fans have a long summer ahead of them.
Be sure to read our Chuck and Castle recaps!
aired its penultimate season episode last night, with 8.85 million viewers. Also on FOX, the cancelled Chicago Code
was up 12%, with 5.92 million viewers.
You can check out our House recap here.
As if ABC needed any help winning the night with its Castle
finale, along comes two hours of Dancing with the Stars
, with 22.99 million viewers. ABC easily won the night with this one-two punch combination of DWTS
Read our DWTS recap here.
NBC's The Event
, which has been cancelled for next season, was up slightly, with 4.01 million viewers. Also cancelled, Law and Order: Los Angeles
was down, with 4.32 million viewers. I guess NBC made the right call?
On CBS, the Mad Love
and Mike & Molly
season finales were both up, with 5.81 million and 8.57 million viewers, respectively. Mad Love
's season finale was also the series finale, as the show has been cancelled for next season.
On the CW, more season finales! 90210
and Gossip Girl
both aired their season finales with increases. 90210
had 1.65 million viewers, while Gossip Girl
had 1.34 million viewers.
Read our Gossip Girl recap here!
Monday was a night of goodbyes, certainly! How were the season finales that you watched, and which season finales are you still looking forward to? Sound off in the comments below!
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