9:37am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: CBS' 'Man With a Plan' Premieres OK, 'Kimmel' Tops With Obama
The loss of The Big Bang Theory was felt in CBS' Monday lineup. Without TV's reigning comedy anchoring the block, freshman Kevin Can Wait dipped more than 20 percent to a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49.
With Kevin James' sitcom now seated in its official slot, Matt LeBlanc vehicle Man With a Plan opened at 8:30 p.m. The sitcom matched James' score in the key demo and lost little of its lead-in audience, pulling 7.3 million viewers. The demo stat on its own is hardly fantastic, but the retention was a good sign. 2 Broke Girls continued the night with a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49 — while The Odd Couple returned in line with its recent finale, earning a 1.1 rating.
Drama Scorpion was even at 10 p.m., earning a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49 and 6.9 million viewers.
NBC topped the night with unmoved episodes of The Voice and Timeless. The singing competition averaged a 2.7 rating in the key demo and 10.98 million viewers, while the drama pulled a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49.
ABC's Dancing With the Stars held up the night's steady streak, earning another 1.6 rating in the key demo. Conviction was also steady with a 0.8 rating. ABC's best news, however, came during late night. Jimmy Kimmel Live! topped both The Tonight Show and The Late Show in both measures, boosted by a visit from President Obama. The show earned a 0.7 rating among adults 18-49 and a 2.7 household rating — per Nielsen's metered markets.
Fox had even episodes of Gotham (1.1 adults) and Lucifer (1.0 adults), while the CW saw an even Supergirl (0.9 adults) and a boosted Jane the Virgin (0.6 adults).