It is not a pretty picture looking at the fast national ratings this morning, with most of them painted in red — indicating week-to-week declines. The only show in the plus column was NBC’s The Voice (4.5/11), up 6% from its fast national last Monday. The Voice is about to face its biggest test next as its traditionally highly rated blind audition rounds are now over. Its lead-out last night, Revolution (3.2/8), was once again the dominant player at 10 PM but shed another 9% from last week’s fast national as it is yet to level off. However, the futuristic drama quickly established itself as a top DVR gainer, adding a 1.75 18-49 rating in Live+3 last week.
It’s time to sound the alarm for Fox’s freshman drama The Mob Doctor, which dropped to a 1.0/2 in its third airing. It matched the delivery of Fox’s fall 2010 drama Lone Star in its second and final outing before the network pulled it from the schedule. At 8 PM, Bones (2.1/6) was down 9% from last week. (more…)