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Deception premiered on NBC last night, fooling very few viewers as its ratings tanked in comparison to previous fare in that timeslot and on that network.

Scoring a 2.0 among 18-49-year old adults, the series was down 31% from the fall finale of Revolution and 47% from the Smash Season 1 premiere last February.

8 p.m.

The Biggest Loser: 6.3 million viewers

The Bachelor: 6.8 million

How I Met Your Mother rerun: 5.1 million/2 Broke Girls rerun: 5 million

Bones: 4.2 million

Hart of Dixie rerun: 1 million

9 p.m.

The Mob Doctor: 3.3 million

Beauty and the Beast rerun: 860,000

2 Broke Girls rerun: 6.1 million/Mike & Molly rerun: 5.8 million

10 p.m.

Deception: 5.6 million

Castle: 8.6 million

Hawaii Five-0: 4.9 million »

- matt@mediavine.com (Matt Richenthal)

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