RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Friends With Better Lives’, ‘Mike & Molly’ & ‘Dancing’ Rebound; ‘The Following’ Inches Up In Finale

Maybe the release yesterday of Brooklyn Decker‘s naked Funny or Die spoof with her Friends With Better Lives co-stars Zoe Lister-Jones and Majandra Delfino helped — the midseason CBS comedy got a 12% ratings bump last night to a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating asĀ FWBL and fellow recent CBS addition Bad Teacher have this and next week to make their case for renewal. Also up double digits from last week was FWBL lead-out Mike & Molly (2.2, up 16%), which featured the return of guest star Susan Sarandon. Completing the “up” night for CBS’ Monday originals was 8 PM anchor 2 Broke Girls (2.2), which grew a tenth. (The network aired The Big Bang Theory and Person Of Interest reruns at 9:30 PM and 10 PM, respectively.)
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