TV Ratings Report: Alcatraz Breaks Free

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Fox executives must be exchanging a few fist bumps this morning, as the two-hour premiere of Alcatraz boosted the network's Monday night fall audience by 10 percent. It's off to a strong start...

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8 p.m.
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl: 13.6 million viewers
How I Met Your Mother: 10.1 million/2 Broke Girls: 11.3 million
Alcatraz: 10.05 million
The Bachelor: 7.1 million
Gossip Girl: 1.3 million

9 p.m.
Betty White's 90th Birthday: 14.4 million/Betty White's Off Their Rockers: 12.2 million
Two and a Half Men: 12.9 million/Mike & Molly: 11.2 million
Alcatraz: 9.9 million
The Bachelor: 7.6 million
Hart of Dixie rerun: 791,000

10 p.m.
Hawaii Five-0: 10.5 million
Castle: 9.4 million
Rock Center with Brian Williams: 5.6 million

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