By James Hibberd
Updated October 15, 2013 at 03:40 PM EDT

The patient is starting to stabilize. CBS’ Monday lineup posted week-to-week ratings gains for the first time this season after the network shook-up its lineup.

The ratings bleed halted after CBS yanked struggling sitcom We Are Men from 8:30 p.m., shifted 2 Broke Girls a half hour earlier, and fed a Big Bang Theory repeat into 9 p.m. The result: HIMYM was steady, 2 Broke Girls went up and new drama Hostages finally stopped dropping. The only downside: New sitcom Mom still fell 10 percent. But for a battlefield tourniquet, this result is still pretty good.

Also Monday:

— ABC’s Dancing and Castle were both up, with the latter rising 16 percent. — NBC’s data may be inflated to NFL pre-emption in Indianapolis, but even so it looks like Voice and Blacklist will be roughly on par.

Bones was down a notch and Sleepy Hollow was down 7 percent. At this point I would like to see Hollow put the brakes on, it’s slipped a little each week since its mid-September premiere.

— The CW’s block was unchanged in 18-49 last week, and Hart and Beauty were up slightly in total viewers. This would be amazing — two shows didn’t drop at all for their second weeks on the air! — if not for their modest overall performance.

Chart’s Ahoy!

NET/TIME/SHOW

ADULTS 18-49 RATINGS

TOTAL VIEWERS

FOX

8-9P

BONES-

2.0

7,097

9-10P

SLEEPY HLW-

2.6

7,539

ABC

8-10P

DANCNG-STR-

2.1

12,789

10-11P

CASTLE-

2.2

11,087

CBS

8:00P

HW I-MOTHR-

3.0

7,988

8:30P

2BROKE GRL-

2.5

7,883

9:00P

BIG BNG-SP-

RS

2.2

8,486

9:30P

MOM

1.9

7,329

10-11P

HOSTAGES-

1.2

5,217

NBC

8-10P

VOICE-

4.5

13,788

10-11P

BLACKLIST-

3.2

11,437

CW

8-9P

HART-DIXIE-

0.4

1,070

9-10P

BEAUTY&BST-

0.3

924

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