'Heroes', 'Prison Break' stay strong
NBC's smash hit cult show easily led its 9pm timeslot, where it went up against The Bachelor on ABC and back-to-back comedies Two and a Half Men and The New Adventures of Old Christine on CBS, averaging 15.5m viewers and a 16% share of the adults 18-49 audience.
An hour earlier, the fall finale of Prison Break did well for Fox, finishing slightly ahead of ABC's Wife Swap with 9.6m viewers and a 10% 18-49 share. Comedies on CBS, however, were ahead of Prison Break in terms of total viewers.
Elsewhere on Monday night, CSI: Miami easily beat NBC's Studio 60, 16.9m viewers to 7.4m.