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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Mon., Jan. 13) -- Fox rallies while CBS gets low IQ for 2nd episode of Intelligence

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Ejected from last week’s protective womb -- a bounteous NCIS lead-in -- the second episode of CBS’ Intelligence slipped on a ratings banana peel in its first Monday outing.

Last Tuesday’s special 8 p.m. episode drew 418,977 D-FW viewers. On Monday at 9 p.m., Intelligence free-fell to 142,026 viewers opposite NBC’s return of The Blacklist (284,052) and ABC’s durable Castle (220,140).

Intelligence dropped another rung among advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-olds, trailing Blacklist, Castle and Fox4’s local 9 p.m. newscast.

Earlier in prime-time, Fox had strong performances from two first-year dramas. Almost Human comfortably won the 7 p.m. hour with 269,849 total viewers and Sleepy Hollow (already renewed for next season) likewise won its 8 p.m. slot with 198,836 viewers.

Both Fox dramas ran second among 18-to-49-year-olds to ABC’s two-hour dollop of The Bachelor.

In Monday’s local news derby results, WFAA8 stayed strong at 10 p.m. with wins in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

Fox4 ran the table at 6 a.m. and NBC5 did likewise at 5 p.m.

The 6 p.m. golds went to CBS11 in total viewers and Fox4 in the 25-to-54 demographic.

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