'Soy Tu Duena' finale tops broadcast on Monday

On a night loaded with repeats, Univision led the broadcast pack in the key young-adults demo Monday behind a strong finale for novella “Soy Tu Duena.” ESPN, meanwhile, was expected to beat everybody with its “Monday Night Football” finale.

According to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, “Soy Tu Duena” (Woman of Steel) drew the night’s top broadcast score in adults 18-49 with a 2.7 rating/7 share while drawing 6.6 million viewers overall. It was followed by a reunion special for the show, which pulled a 1.7/5 in 18-49 and 4.2 million viewers overall.

CBS led the English-language broadcasters in all categories thanks to repeats of comedies “How I Met Your Mother” (1.9/6 in 18-49, 6.4 million viewers overall), “Rules of Engagement” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 6.0 million viewers overall), “Two and a Half Men” (2.4/6 in 18-49, 9.7 million viewers overall) and “Mike and Molly” (2.0/5 in 18-49, 8.2 million viewers overall), capped off by an encore of drama “Hawaii Five-0″ (1.7/5 in 18-49, 7.7 million viewers overall).

ABC aired a repeat of the theatrical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 5.5 million viewers overall) and an encore of drama “Castle” (1.5/4 in 18-49, 5.7 million viewers overall), while Fox didn’t do much with repeats of “House” (1.2/3 in 18-49, 4.0 million viewers overall) and “Lie to Me” (0.8/2 in 18-49, 2.9 million viewers overall).

NBC brought back “Chuck” to small audiences with repeats at 8 (0.8/2 in 18-49, 3.3 million viewers overall), 9 (0.7/2 in 18-49, 2.6 million viewers overall) and 10 (0.7/2 in 18-49, 2.3 million viewers overall). Original episodes of the spy series are set to resume on Jan. 17.

CW aired repeats of “90210” (0.3/1 in 18-49, 1.0 million viewers overall) and “Gossip Girl” (0.3/1 in 18-49, 0.8 million viewers overall).

Preliminary 18-49 averages for the night: Univision, 2.0/5; CBS, 1.9/5; ABC, 1.6/4; Fox, 1.0/3; NBC, 0.8/2; CW, 0.3/1.

In total viewers: CBS, 7.6 million; ABC, 5.5 million; Univision, 4.9 million; Fox, 3.5 million; NBC, 2.7 million; CW, 0.9 million.

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