PrimetimeRatings: 'House' Series Finale Sees Ratings Spike

House ended its eight-year run Monday night with a 2.9 rating for its
series finale at 9 p.m. in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight
numbers. The series ender was up 32% from last week's episode, but was down 12%
from last year's finale. Earlier, the series retrospective drew a 2.0 at 8 p.m.
Fox placed third for the night with an overall 2.4 rating/7 share.

took the night with a 2.6/7. America's Got Talent drew a 3.1 to begin
its second week of the season, down 16% from last Monday's premiere. American
Ninja Warrior
's two-hour premiere drew a 2.4 from 9-11 p.m.

was right behind with a second-place 2.5/7. Dancing With the Stars drew
a 2.8, which was up 8% from last week but also its series low for a performance
finale. The Bachelorette was down 8% to a 2.4.

came in fourth with a 1.5/4, airing only the special Clash of the
Commercials: USA vs. The World
for a 1.4.

The CW's repeats
rounded out the night with a 0.2/1.