" dominated its two hours among young viewers and even a down week of "Revolution
" still won its hour in the key demographic, though NBC had to split the night with ABC, which swept primetime overall.
[Note that ABC affiliates in both Pittsburgh and Kansas City were airing Monday Night Football. That may be why ABC was up week-to-week, but it won't impact placement for the night.]
Among other ratings notables, both "Partners" and "The Mob Doctor
" continued to raise questions about their upcoming cancellations with low nights, while both "Gossip Girl
" and "90210
" were up for The CW, if you choose to care.
On to the numbers...
Among adults 18-49, NBC averaged a 3.8 rating, easily beating CBS' 2.5 rating in the key demographic for Monday primetime. ABC's 2.2 key demo rating and the 1.4 key demo rating for FOX followed, while The CW averaged a 0.5 key demo rating for the night.
Overall, though, ABC averaged an estimated 8.4 rating/13 share and 13.09 million viewers to win Monday evening. That was comfortably ahead of NBC's 5.9/9 and 10.07 million, which was comfortably ahead of CBS' 5.1/8 and 7.86 million viewers. FOX was fourth with a 3.1/4 and 5.05 million viewers while The CW averaged a 0.7/1 and 1.025 million viewers.
8 p.m. -
ABC started the night in first with 13.75 million viewers for "Dancing with the Stars," which was third with a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "The Voice" averaged 11.525 million and a 4.3 key demo rating, down a bit in viewers and flat in the demo. FOX's "Bones
" averaged 9.96 million viewers and a 1.9 key demo rating for "Bones." CBS was fourth overall and second in the demo with a week-to-week rise for "How I Met Your Mother
" (7.94 million and a 3.0 key demo) and a drop for "Partners" (5.56 million viewers and a 1.8 key demo). On The CW, "90210" averaged 1.24 million viewers and a 0.6 key demo rating.
9 p.m. -
"Dancing with the Stars" was up to 14.765 million viewers and a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 in its second hour. NBC's "The Voice" averaged 11.56 million and won the hour with a 4.4 key demo rating. "Partners" helped knock "2 Broke Girls
" down a little to 8.98 million viewers and a 3.2 key demo rating for CBS, but "Mike & Molly" was up a little with 9.22 million viewers and a 3.0 key demo rating. FOX's "The Mob Doctor" averaged a dismal 3.14 million viewers and a 0.9 key demo rating. Meanwhile, the 808,000 viewers and 0.4 key demo rating for The CW's "Gossip Girl" counted as improvement.
10 p.m. -
" won the 10 p.m. hour overall with 10.74 million viewers and finished second with a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49. CBS' "Hawaii Five-0" averaged 7.74 million viewers for second and a 2.0 key demo rating for third. NBC's "Revolution" averaged 7.12 million viewers for third, but won the hour with a 2.6 key demo rating.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change, particularly in the case of live events.
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