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TV ratings: 'Following' down without football as most shows rise
TV ratings: 'Following' down without football as most shows rise

As expected, ratings for the second episode of the season for Fox's "The Following" were significantly lower in its move to its regular time slot, while most broadcast shows rose week-to-week and CBS' lineup surged to win Monday night. The second-season premiere of the Kevin Bacon crime drama last Sunday benefited from a huge lead-in: the NFC championship game. The NFL-boosted premiere scored a 4.4 rating in the advertiser-coveted age group. Monday's telecast at 9 p.m., after a "Following" rerun, drew 6 million viewers and a rating of 2.0 in the key 18-49 demographic.  Still, the network is expecting a substantial lift from viewers catching up...

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