TV Ratings Report: America Has Talent, Hates Howard Stern

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America may have talent, but it also possesses a disdain for Howard Stern, at least based on the ratings for this judge's debut on America's Got Talent last night:

Its overall viewership fell 31 percent from the previous season's opener. We run down a finale-filled evening of programming below...

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8 p.m.
America's Got Talent: 10.3 million viewers
Dancing with the Stars: 14.7 million
Bones: 7 million
Gossip Girl: 1.2 million
How I Met Your Mother: 8.5 million

9 p.m.
Two and a Half Men: 11.3 million/Mike & Molly: 11.6 million
Dancing with the Stars: 17.1 million/The Bachelorette: 9.3 million
House: 6.4 million
Hart of Dixie: 1.5 million

10 p.m.
Hawaii Five-0: 11.3 million
The Bachelorette: 7.7 million
Smash: 6 million

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