TV Ratings: Mom Fades Without Anna Faris

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Mom returned for its first season without Anna Faris, and the beloved CBS sitcom was down considerably. 

Mom Season 8 Episode 1 drew 4.7 million viewers and a 0.6 rating among adults 18-49. 

Mom Season 7 wrapped with 7.1 million total viewers and a 0.8 rating earlier this year, so this is a big dip for the series. 

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Young Sheldon was also way down vs. last season. The Big Bang Theory spinoff returned to 6.5 million viewers and a 0.7 rating -- down from last season's 8.7 million/1.1 average. 

B Positive launched with 5 million viewers and a 0.6 rating -- a decent result when you consider the collapse of everything else on CBS. 

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Over on ABC, a game-changing episode of The Bachelorette spiked to a season high on a special night. 

The dating series delivered 5.3 million viewers and a 1.4 rating, leading the non-sports offerings on the night. 

Over on NBC, America Ferrera's final episode of Superstore inched down to 2.3 million viewers and a 0.5 rating. 

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The CW's Supernatural picked up a tenth, rising to 1 million viewers and a 0.3 rating for an episode that prepared fans for the emotional series finale. 

The Outpost, which is already renewed for Season 4, managed fewer than 500,000 viewers and a 0.1 rating.

What did you watch on the night?

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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