Last Man Standing returned with a decent 18-49 demographic score of 1.9 (7.84m) at 8pm, which is up from its first season finale of 1.7, but way down on its series premiere of 3.6 last year.
The very first episode of Malibu Country, starring Reba McIntyre, achieved a good 2.2 score and 8.90 million viewers at 8.30pm.
Shark Tank's move to 9pm saw a big rise to 2.3, its largest ever ratings (7.32m). 20/20 slightly rose to 1.5 (5.42m) at 10pm.
NBC's Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together telethon achieved a 1.5 demo score and 6.26m viewers at 8pm.
Grimm fell to 1.8 from last week's 2.0 (5.67m) at 9pm, while Dateline dropped three points to 1.1 (3.83m) at 10pm.
Fox's Kitchen Nightmares climbed a point to 1.0 (2.93m) at 8pm, while Fringe also rose to the same score of 1.0 (5.67m) at 9pm.
CBS's season premiere of Undercover Boss earned a 1.5 score (7.95m) at 8pm, up from its season finale of 1.1 in the spring.
CSI: NY was even with last week's 1.5 (9.96m) at 9pm, while Blue Bloods was down to 1.3 at 10pm. It was still the most watched show of the night, however, with 10.91m.
The CW's America's Next Top Model was level with last week's 0.4 (1.25m) at 8pm, with Nikita rising to 0.4 (1.17m) at 9pm.